Stability Theory ( Stability 1)

Duration 4 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,234.00 + VAT
Venue North East Scotland College


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
24 Aug - 27 Aug 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,234.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 9
14 Sep - 17 Sep 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,234.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 10
12 Oct - 15 Oct 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,234.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 10
02 Nov - 05 Nov 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,234.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 10
23 Nov - 26 Nov 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,234.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 10
14 Dec - 17 Dec 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,234.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 10

About this course

Theoretical Content 100%

Target Audience

Personnel with no formal stability qualifications who intend to become Ballast Control Operators or to undertake responsibility for Ballast Control Operators.

Course Aims

Personnel with no formal stability qualifications who intend to become Ballast Control Operators or to undertake responsibility for Ballast Control Operators. Personnel who do not hold an IMO STCW deck certificate and their Flag state allows for this course to lead to the entry for stability competence courses for Mobile Offshore Units. Delegates looking to gain basic stability theory in their pursuit of an OIM certificate for self-jacking platforms or anyone with involvement with the stability of MOU’s.

Course Content

  • Terminology
  • States of equilibrium
  • Initial stability
  • Longitudinal and transverse stability
  • Hydrostatics.




ASET Certification is recognised internationally by the offshore Oil and Gas industry. This ASET/IADC DIT Certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course and examination. The course meets the initial part of the previous IADC Comprehensive Stability Programme ‘A’. The ASET certificate issued will comply with the requirements of the United Kingdom and Canada.

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

Instructor will have two of the following Qualifications:

  • Class 1 (Master Mariner)
  • Class 2
  • Instructors accredited by IADC

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event

3/10, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Notes to Customers

This course is aimed at personnel with no previous formal stability training. It complies with the IMO requirement A.1079(28) for the selection and training of Ballast Control Operators. This certificate will comply with regulations in the United Kingdom and Canada; US Coast Guard (USCG) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). This course is suitable for all MOU personnel involved in stability calculations, including self-elevating platforms (Jack-Ups).

Delegates will be required to pass a written examination prior to the issue of a certificate. To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group


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