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Tanker Vetting Training

About this course

This course is aimed at loading masters and mooring pilots tasked with vetting oil, chemical and liquefied gas tankers. The material is based upon standard vessel inspection questionnaires and discusses the identification of good practice in addition to regulatory compliance. 

The material covers technical and regulatory issues associated with ships’ plant but also the observation of operational practices and safety management systems.

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 information