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MIA Special Offer - extreme weather course

by Vijaya Selvaraj, MIA 8 Feb 01:21 PST
Club Marine Extreme Weather Preparedness Course © Marina Industries Association

To assist marinas and boatyards to prepare for extreme weather in the short term, MIA is offering a special price for the Club Marine Extreme Weather Preparedness Online Course. For a limited time, members can now access this course, downloadable resource documents and checklist for AU$99.00 only.

This online Extreme Weather Preparedness course is designed for marinas and boatyards in any region of the world that is susceptible to one or more types of extreme weather events.

Having a comprehensive Extreme Weather Preparedness Plan in place can significantly reduce the time spent preparing a marina in advance of severe weather. It can help save lives and minimise property damage.

The course objective is to ensure that marinas have a comprehensive plan for dealing with extreme weather events and that the marina's infrastructure, staff, and customers are all integrated into its plan. Participation in this online course is a logical component of business risk mitigation. Now available anytime, anywhere. All you need is a computer and Internet access.

This course includes:

  • 1.5 hours on-demand course material
  • External links to extreme weather information
  • Five downloadable templates/resources
  • 30 days to complete the course
  • Access on laptop and tablet
  • Certificate of Completion

What you will learn

  • Understand the destructive forces of extreme weather
  • Look at how to better-secure infrastructure for your marina/boatyard
  • Become aware of legal and insurance implications & considerations for your facility
  • Steps to evaluating your marina for extreme weather - structural aspects of and damage potential to floating boat docks and piers: piling, size and type, type of docks and direction of slips, wood or concrete, cleat sizes and strength, berth layout, seawall protection
  • Tips for boaters to minimise damages and secure their boats in an extreme weather event
  • Learn Extreme Weather Management by:
    • Developing an extreme weather management plan
    • How an extreme weather preparation plan can be implemented
  • Go through recent extreme weather case study and what we can learn from this event

Sample of the Club Marine Weather Preparedness Online Course

Course fee and registration

MIA members: AUD99.00
Non-members: AUD149.00

Click here to register

The course fee includes GST
*Special offer is valid till end April 2020


  • Understand how to reduce financial risk to business operations during and after the weather event
  • Mitigate risks of infrastructural damage during an extreme weather event
  • Become aware of legal and Insurance implications & considerations for your facility
  • Ensure the marina facility is prepared for extreme weather according to best practises
  • Identify common issues with other local marinas and develop improvement strategies
  • Boat owners gain insights to protect their boats from damage during an extreme weather event
Who should attend

Key stakeholders in drafting and implementing your facility's emergency response plan such as marina managers, emergency safety officers, club manager, dockmasters, marina staff involved in the extreme weather management plan such as marina attendants and front line staff. This course will also be applicable to boat owners.

Contact Details

Vijaya Selvaraj, Marina Industries Association, Australia

Tel: +61 2 8197 4753

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