Take sessions anytime, at your own pace with unlimited course access for 30 days.

This course guides attendees through the process of creating a flood model using the latest updates in the newly released HEC-RAS Version 6.4. The course provides essential background concepts for building, running, interpreting, and troubleshooting basic 1D and 2D models.

The course consists of three, 2-hour online training sessions. This course provides attendees an engaging opportunity to build a model with two expert presenters who can help answer your questions and ensure that you are able to step through the workshop material. All required workshop materials are provided.


Format x3, 2hour recordings; pre and post course materials to go through via the learning platform
Cost Standard fee $695.00 (INC GST)
Code OD-23-3-090
Contact training@awschool.com.au


Krey Price

International Water Training Institute

Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, Krey is a civil engineer and project manager with international experience in water resources. He is engaged in computational modelling, engineeri... Read more

Panel Members

Evan O'Brien

Genesis Hydrology

Evan is an RPEQ-certified engineer with 17 years of experience in water resources design and civil site construction roles. He has worked on a wide range of projects including hydrological and hydraul... Read more


This course is designed for beginners or those interested in updating basic knowledge by upskilling with new features of the latest version of HEC-RAS.

There are no formal perquisites, although we recommend attendees are familiar with basic hydrology and hydraulic concepts. For a refresher, our H&H Essentials Series is available for on-demand attendance.

Topics covered

  • Setting up a HEC-RAS project
  • Adding and modifying terrain data
  • Entering a 1D river alignment and a 2D mesh
  • Assigning roughness
  • Adding boundary condition flow and precipitation data
  • Computational options and settings
  • Running your simulation
  • Viewing your results
  • Interpreting and troubleshooting results
  • Sensitivity analyses
  • Exporting results



Access the pre-course materials including readings and videos.

Course format

  • Pre-and-post-course materials are provided through the learning platform.
  • Unlimited course access for 30 days.
  • Ability to ask the presenters questions through the learning platform at any time.
  • A pdf manual of the course is provided; the manual is recommended for ongoing use.
  • Working models can be downloaded from the learning platform for reference.
  • Pre-reading and viewing materials are provided for additional detail on topics covered.
  • Attendees earn 12+ CPD hours/points (i.e. with Engineers Australia).

Please note

We use the latest HEC-RAS Version in this course (v6.4). Download the latest version of HEC-RAS here.

A 64-bit Windows Operating System is required. Make sure your operating system is up-to-date with all Microsoft patches for your version, before installing HEC-RAS.


  • A good internet connection and the latest version of HEC-RAS.
  • A mouse with a centre e-wheel button is recommended.
  • Using dual monitors is highly beneficial (one for the video feed and one for your own model).
  • The course is designed for individual attendance and not for a group board-room setup.


On completion of the course attendees will be issued with a Certificate of Participation.

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“The presenters have been exceptionally well-prepared, and they have effectively shared their valuable skills and extensive experience through well-organized presentations. I would like to express my sincere appreciation for their efforts and encourage them to continue their excellent work.”
Biniam, Hydraulic Engineer

“Both lectures and working through examples were great during the training, along with homework.  These all helped me in developing my knowledge in  HEC-RAS. The course is run well.”
Jo, Senior Designer

“The presenters were good. Knowledgeable, easy to understand and able to discuss things in lay terms.”
Josh, Civil Engineer