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Chemical and Liquefied Gas Safety

About this course

This course covers the safety and pollution prevention issues associated with chemical and liquefied gas cargoes. It is aimed at terminal staff involved in the handling of petrochemical cargoes.

The course material is delivered in alignment with the requirements of STCW Code Part A, Chapter 5, Section A-V/1.1.

Course content includes:

  • Evaporation, flammability and toxicity
  • Sources of information
  • Spillage response
  • Checklists and documentation
  • Exercise, chemical data

Course delivery location

This course is delivered from our new maritime simulation centre at Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please check your joining instructions for further information.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

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