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Explore the field of human factors in the maritime/marine systems industry and develop an understanding of how human capabilities and limitations can affect human performance and wellbeing.

Course Outline

  • Maritime systems models
  • Accident theory and accident analysis
  • Human-centred design
  • Anthropometry and physical ergonomics
  • Design of maritime control systems and control centres
  • Human performance and variability – covering fatigue, stress, situational awareness, perception and sensing, and decision making
  • Safety Culture
  • Negotiating the regulatory framework
  • Using data to advocate for change in maritime systems

Course Details

Duration: 3 days

Who should attend: The course is focused on people in operational roles, regulators, naval architects and designers of marine systems and equipment

Prerequisite: No prerequisities are mandated for this course

Accreditation: National accreditation is currently unavailable for this course

Trainer: Delivered by the AMC Search (AMCS) – the commercial arm of the Australian Maritime College

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Babcock Training Academy

Level 9
70 Franklin Street
Adelaide  SA  5000

tel: +61 8 8440 1498