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Upcoming Education from the Marina Industries Association

Straddle Carrier Operations and Maintenance Course Sydney

The next Straddle Carrier Operations and Maintenance course (SCOM) will be held in Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, Sydney 23-24 March.

This two-day course includes:

  • Straddle Carrier Operation Health and Safety
  • Maintenance, Service & Pre-Start Checks
  • Slings & Vessel Stands
  • Machinery Operation and Communication
  • Basic Vessel Structure, Catching & Lifting Techniques
  • Blocking and Stabilising Vessels
  • Lifting & Returning Vessels to the Water

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Oil Spill Response Live Virtual Course – One week to go!

29 February 2024, 2pm – 4pm AEDT

Join us for the Oil Spill Response live virtual course with Clemens Overdijk CMM (Sydney Superyacht Marina) and Martin Silk (d’Albora Marinas)

We will review responses to real environmental incidents and discuss what was done well and where responses could have been improved.

The presenters will explain spill prevention methods, equipment required to clean up, protocols and reporting requirements.

A self paced online module must be completed prior to the live online session. To register and gain immediate access to the self paced model, click register button below.

Member price: AU$160 (ex GST)

Non-member price: AU$200 (ex GST)

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This course is delivered in two parts with a self-paced learning module (PART A) followed by a scheduled virtual session (PART B). Please complete PART A, a pre-training self-paced online module, before the virtual training (Part B).

Registrations are Open for IMM and AMM Courses

  • Intermediate Marina Management Couse (IMM)

Sydney, 28 Jul – 1 Aug 2024

A four-day course designed for marina managers and supervisors which focuses on marina operations, policies & procedures and management.

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  • Advanced Marina Management Course (AMM)

South East Queensland, 18 – 23 August 2024

This course will drive your management skills and thinking to a new level. A strategic course for managers to expand their skills across the broad spectrum of marina management. It includes strategic planning, financial management, capital planning, marina design and construction, managing for profit and working with contractors and tenants. The course concludes with a challenging, yet rewarding capstone projects that requires participants to use their learnings to develop a master plan for the redesign of an existing marina facility which will be inspected by participants prior to commencement of the project.

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For more courses, please check out the 2024 Marina Training Institute Calendar.