Course Description

The course is presented through classroom lectures, student participation in projects and practical application exercises. The course addresses the deck plate level of practical operation needed by the dock operator and the universally accepted mathematical calculations required to carry out operations in accordance with established sound engineering practices. The curriculum includes dry docking terminology, calculations, vessel stability, dry dock planning, dry docking procedures, lay period, undocking procedures, and incidents/accidents. Course workbook included.

The course has accreditation with the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA).



Course includes catered lunch; please notify the Coastal Centre if you have any allergies

Fall 2018 (2018F) - Camosun Coastal Centre, 100 Maplebank Road, Victoria, BC V9A 4M1
Winter 2019 (2019W) - Halifax, Nova Scotia. Specific Location TBA


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Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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