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Ballast Control Simulator Refresher Course ( Stability 4)

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,199.00 + VAT
Venue North East Scotland College


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
26 Sep - 27 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,199.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 4
17 Oct - 18 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,199.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 3
14 Nov - 15 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,199.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 6
19 Dec - 20 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,199.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 4

About this course

Practical Content 100%

Target Audience

Experienced Ballast Control Operators who have previously completed their training and require re-certification.

Course Length (Days)


Course Aims

To update experience of emergency conditions.

Course Content

  • Collision
  • Loss of watertight integrity
  • Blackout (local and total)
  • Equipment failure
  • Shift of cargo
  • Severe weather
  • Mooring failure.


Classroom and unique high fidelity simulator utilising the latest technology linked to hydraulically actuated motion, providing exceptional realism to practical training.


IADC/ASET Certification is recognised internationally by the offshore Oil and Gas industry. An ASET/IADC DIT Certificate will be issued on successful completion of this refresher course. The ASET certificate issued will comply with the requirements of the United Kingdom and Canada

Minimum 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


Times of Training

08:00 to 16:30.

Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates submit a Stability 3 certificate prior to acceptance on Course.


Aberdeen City Campus Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN.

Notes to Clients

This course complies with the IMO requirement A1079(28) for the selection and Training of Ballast Control Operators.

A skills refresher course is recommended every 2 years.

With the closure of the IADC Ballast Control Operator Certification scheme, ASET has accredited the course under the IADC Drilling Industry Training Accreditation scheme.

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact us for additional dates.


Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

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

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

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

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

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

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

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

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

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

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

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

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

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

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

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

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

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

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN 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

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

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

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services


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