Training and Good Practice aids for the Workboat Industry

Workboat Code Explained - Interactive Guide

Download the Workboat Association's 'Workboat Code Explained' Interactive Guide

Passage Planning Explained - Guide

Download the Workboat Association's 'Passage Planning Explained' Guide

Dangerous Goods

Documentation supporting the safe carriage of Dangerous Goods on Workboats

John Percival Memorial Award

Download the award criteria and nomination form here

COVID-19 control on Workboats Good Practice Guide

A one page Good Practice Guide documenting a list of Industry best practice and Governmental protocol for the control of, preparation and reaction to a potentially infected person on board Workboats.

Towage Books by: Captain Henk Hensen

External link to the Towage Book series written by Captain Henk Hensen and published by The ABR Company Ltd. - WA Members can make use of a discount code

Tug Stability Guide

First of the support documents to the original Towage GPG, the Tug Stability Guide provides clear-to-understand detail on Towage Stability; written with a hands-on audience in mind, by those with experience

Towage - Good Practice Guide

Thorough in detail, high in experienced input; this GPG colates best practise from the Towage industry in generic format. Further specified GPGs on individual towage sectors are proposed and in creation to support the 'Towage GPG series'

Crew Transfer Vessel - Good Practice Guide

Reviewed in 2019, this GPG details the processes and methodology necessary to operate a Crew Transfer Vessel safely and responsibly

Voluntary Towing Endorsement - All resources

Downloadable resources supporting the process of applying for, and completing all necessary requirements leading towards the award of a Voluntary Towing Endorsement

Master Workboat under 500gt - Training Record Book

The specifically tailored TRB for those working towards a Master Workboat 500gt CoC, this book provides criteria for all necessary recordable experience and skills to obtain the certificate.

Workboat Crewmember - Training Record Book

This is a valued document for anyone working in the workboat industry to complete, it provides a thorough record of individuals experience and skills gained.