Course Description

This course (LGTF/GTFC) enables a seafarer to work onboard Gas Tankers. This course is mandatory for applying for an Indian Gas Tanker DCE. This 5- day course is designed & delivered as per the latest STCW Convention & as per the D. G. Shipping Guidelines, as applicable. Excellent Infrastructure, Quality Faculty & Training & Best Exit Exam results- all under a single roof at HIMT.

Duration: 5 Days
Batch DatesLocation / ModeTimingFeesBook Now
22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.455900Rs
12 Aug 2024 - 17 Aug 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.455900Rs
26 Aug 2024 - 30 Aug 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.455900Rs
09 Sep 2024 - 13 Sep 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.455900Rs
23 Sep 2024 - 27 Sep 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.455900Rs


  • This course is open to all seafarers who have completed an appropriate approved First aid, fire fighting.
  • Non-Indian Participants need to hold a Student Visa to India to undergo the course.

Documents Required

  • EFA, FPFF Certificate
  • Valid Medical Certificate by a D.G.Shipping Approved Doctor
  • We recommend candidates bring their own Boiler suit and Safety Shoes. Used Laundry cleaned Boiler suits sizes S to XXL, in limited numbers, are available for rent @ Rs. 99/pc, and used Safety Shoes sizes from 5-11 are available for rent at Rs. 99/pair. The payment for the same is to be done online through HIMT Student Portal.

If the certificate details are updated on the Seafarer Profile, then the seafarer profile can be submitted on the HIMT Portal.

As per DGS Order 20 of 2020, Successful Completion of E-Learning Modules through the DGS website is mandatory to get Digital Certificate for all DG approved Courses. However, Elearning can be completed prior or after the Physical Classes.

Find the detail guide to DG Shipping 3 Tier System Click here


Certificate Validity: Unlimited (As per DGS Order 40 of 2020)

As per DGS Order 11 of 2022, the exit exam has to be given only in the MTI.
In case the candidate fails in the exit exam, they can give the exit exam on the following working day at the MTI.

Kindly make the travel arrangements accordingly.

Dress Code : Collarless T.Shirts, Shorts, Sandals, Bathroom slippers are not permitted for Physical Classes

D. G. Shipping mandates a minimum batch strength of 25%. In the event that the number of participants in the course reduces due to withdrawals, causing the batch strength to fall below 25% of the batch capacity, the course would be postponed without any additional charges.

Discounted Packages

Basic Oil and Chemical Tanker + Liquefied Gas Tanker (OCTCO + LGTF)