ITCO Tank Container e-learning Course

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Product Overview

ITCO Tank Container e-learning is an online tank container course developed by the International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO). The course aims are to further enhance the safe, competent and efficient use of tank containers. The contents are maintained within the scope of the IMDG Code, concerning the operation of portable tanks.

The lessons allow users to achieve an awareness about the operation of portable tanks as prescribed by the IMDG Code and additionally provide steps towards function specific learning. The tank container course is also relevant for those involved in the transport of non-dangerous goods.

Tank Container e-learning offers guidance on the safe operation of tank containers covering:

  • The tank container industry
  • Identification of tank equipment and its use
  • Operation of a tank container
  • Safety and regulatory issues
  • Understanding of depot processes

The main objective of the course is to provide a comprehensive awareness of the tank container and ability to contribute to its safe, competent and efficient use.

Please note

ITCO members are eligible for a COURSE DISCOUNT. Please contact us for more information.

  • Course content

    The course comprises of elements covering:

    Introduction to tank containers – covering the scope and learning objectives of this course, introduce tank container types and their use, safety features and environmental sustainability.

    Tank parts and service equipment – provides an introduction to the parts of tank, it’s service equipment and their purpose.

    Tank provisions in the IMDG Code – introduces you to the IMDG Code and explains the process to determine the appropriate Portable Tank Instruction and Tank Provision for a dangerous substance.

    Tank Design, Construction, Use and Marking provisions in the IMDG Code – focusing on some of the design, construction and use provisions for portable tanks, procedures for determining the correct degree of filling for portable tanks and provisions relating to placarding and marking.

    Tank operator’s transport plan – this recaps some of the previous regulatory content in this course in the context of a case study of an operational transport plan.

    Tank depot processes – introduces the operator to typical tank depot processes when moving a tank in/out of a depot facility.

    Tank cleaning – introduces the operator to tank cleaning processes.

    Maintenance and repair – introduces the operator to tank maintenance and repair, including damage estimate preparation and acceptable container condition.

    Inspection and test – looks at the periodic test and inspection requirements.

  • Course Components

    Learn – tutorial screens in the course elements use text, graphics and animations.

    View references – browse internet sources or cross reference material.

    Test understanding – there is a test of the student’s understanding of the content with multiple-choice and graphic-based questions.

    Course completion certificate – element test scores build towards a final Course Completion Certificate score.

  • Who should complete the course?

    The course is suitable for all personnel with a direct responsibility in the operation or management of tank containers and, requiring a firm grounding to progress to further learning to meet the specific functions of their role. It is also suitable for personnel not directly involved, but to whom general awareness will benefit the company and the individual.

    • Operators
    • Shippers and chemical manufacturers
    • Carriers by road, rail and sea
    • Lessors
    • Surveyors and governmental agencies
    • Depot service providers
  • Benefits

    Cost-effective and flexible – typically a fraction of the cost of expensive classroom time and less disruptive than absence from work

    Efficiency – delivers consistent training standards across global operations

    Certificate – course completion certificate is provided as a record of training

    Expertise – developed by established industry experts in tank containers and e-learning course development


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