Ballast Stability Class B
Certificate Issue Prerequisites
To be eligible for the issue of an International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)/Nautical Institute (NI) approved certificate, candidates must possess either a:
- Qualifications to STCW78, as amended, Officer of the Watch or higher; or
- AMCS Stability 1 distance education
Scheduled on demand. To express interest, please email: email@example.com.
AMCS Registration Terms
To secure your enrolment, payment of 50% of the course fee is required. Cancellations up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date will be accepted without penalty. Cancellations less than 15 working days will be subject to 100% cancellation fee.
AMCS reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient registrations have been received by seven days from commencement of course. Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.
When making flight bookings please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.
This course is designed for participants involved in Ballast Control Operations and who need to progress to the Ballast Control Simulator course (Part A). The course complies with the IADC/NI guidelines for the training of Ballast Control Operators on Mobile Offshore Units, and IMO Resolution A.891 (21).
The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course and provide documentary evidence to satisfy the course pre-requisite:
- Ballast Stability Class B (IADC/NI approved)
Full attendance and participation in ALL activities during the course will satisfy the required performance criteria.
If you do not hold the required pre-requisites, you will be issued with an AMC Statement of Results.
The course is conducted at the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Campus in Launceston Tasmania
Participants arriving at Launceston Airport should make their way to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Drive, Newnham. Taxi fare from the airport is approximately $55.00.
Parking: Complimentary car parking is provided on campus in areas designated to AMCS participants and clients.
On-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is provided here, together with off-campus options.
To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required (or at minimum of 50% deposit). Payment methods accepted:
- Credit Card (online or via (03) 6324-9850)
- Bank Deposit
- Cheque/Money Order
- Company Invoice (approved companies only)
Detailed payment options will be made available after registration is submitted.