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Babcock Training Academy

We deliver world-class training in complex systems to AUS/NZ defence, government and high tech markets

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Babcock Training Academy
Level 10 70 Franklin Street Adelaide  SA  5000

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Human Factors for Maritime Design and Operations

Course Description

This 3-day course provides a comprehensive introduction for people working in the maritime/defence industry who want a sound knowledge of how to apply human factors in the maritime / marine systems industry, to understand human capabilities and limitations and how this affects human performance and wellbeing.

The course is focused on people in operational roles, regulators, naval architects and designers of marine systems and equipment.

The course is delivered at the unclassified level and is available at one of Babcock’s public course offerings or at your workplace, subject to minimum student numbers. Customisation can also be provided upon request.

Target Audience

Engineers, Operators and Project Managers seeking an introduction to the field.

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

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Extra Information To secure your seat, please register using the forms provided. You may also reserve a seat without commitment if you are awaiting supervisor / financial approval
Course location
Please register your interest in this course by contacting Babcock on +61 (0)8 8440 1498

Register Here!

Registering for one of our courses is easy! Simply fill out one of the below Course Registration Forms and return via email to training@babcock.com.au

Course Registration Form - Individual Registration Form

Course Registration Form - Group Registration Form

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GST Terms

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