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Gain comprehensive knowledge in the field of naval architecture. Learn about the factors influencing the performance and integrity of a ship or submarine while at sea. Develop the necessary skills to make informed decisions in specialist domains in the context of the host platform.

Course Outline

The course will cover the following modules in detail:

  • Hull type and form
  • Hull geometry
  • Mass tracking
  • Elements of transverse stability
  • Analysis of transverse stability
  • Trim
  • Dry docking
  • Global structure
  • Local structure
  • Marine regulatory environment
  • Graphical documentation
  • Design process.
The course will be delivered by classroom theory sessions and incorporates a project  assessment which must be completed within 6 weeks.

Course Details

Duration: 5 days (this is an intensive course requiring after-hours work)

Who should attend: Designed for those working in maritime engineering programs, either in support of design and delivery of the platform or associated  combat systems

Prerequisite: No prerequisities are mandated for this course

Accreditation: Successful completion of the course may qualify attendees for a unit of credit (JEE 504 – Principles of Naval Architecture) with the Australian Maritime College in the following areas of post-graduate study: Master of Applied Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Engineering

Trainer: Australian Maritime College (AMC)

Terms and conditions

How to register for this course

Simply fill out one of the below Course Registration Forms and return via email to

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Babcock Training Academy

Level 9
70 Franklin Street
Adelaide  SA  5000

tel: +61 8 8440 1498