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Inert Gas Systems

About this course

This course is based upon the provisions of paragraph 10.4 of the IMO publication Guidelines for inert gas systems. It is suitable for officers, crew, superintendents and fleet managers of tankers with inert gas plants.

The course covers the development of associated regulations and a comprehensive description of each component of both flue gas and generator inert gas systems. Included is a session on fault finding, controls, alarms and shutdowns. A section on emergency procedures and nitrogen generators is also incorporated into the course.

This course is run on demand. Please contact the admissions team for more information about price and availability.

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.

Course availability and booking

Date Places Fee Book
Monday 4 November 2019 Yes £270 Book
Monday 8 June 2020 Yes £270 Book

Course information

Next available date

Monday 4 November 2019


1 Day