Marine Operations

Ballast Control Simulator Refresher Course (Stability 4)

Duration:  2 days
Per Delegate:  £1,360.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates must submit a copy of their Stability 3 or previous Stability 4 Certificate achieved within the last 2 years and 6 months prior to acceptance on the course.

Key Learning Outcomes

To update experience of emergency conditions.

Course Content

Comprehensive stability instruction utilising full-motion simulators to replicate extreme wind and sea conditions and emergency situations. The course covers:

  • Collision
  • Loss of watertight integrity
  • Blackout (local and total)
  • Equipment failure
  • Shift of cargo
  • Severe weather
  • Mooring failure


Delegates will undertake a practical exercise to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes listed above.

PPE Requirements

PPE not required.

Further Information

This course uses a unique high fidelity semi-submersible simulator with hydraulically actuated motion to replicate all aspects of stability and ballast control operations.

A skills refresher course is recommended every 2 years.

The certificate issued complies with the requirements of the United Kingdom and Canada, US Coast Guard (USCG) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirement A1079(28) for the selection and Training of Ballast Control Operators.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Experienced Ballast Control Operators who have previously completed their training and require re-certification.


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