International Oil & Gas Training Academy

Dynamic Positioning Induction/basic

Duration 4 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,304.00 + VAT
Venue North East Scotland College

Availability

Date Time Cost Venue Places  
23 Sep - 26 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,304.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 5
21 Oct - 24 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,304.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 6
11 Nov - 14 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,304.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 6
02 Dec - 05 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £1,304.00 + VAT North East Scotland College 6

About this course

Practical Content 55% Theoretical Content 45%

Target Audience

Personnel intending to become DP Operators

'As from 1st January 2012, The Nautical Institute implemented the following criteria for entry onto the DP Operators Training Scheme:

  • The Minimum qualification will be set as STCW Regulation II/1 - II/2 - II/3 Deck and Regulation III/1 – III /2 – III/3 Engine.
  • Alternative appropriate marine vocational qualifications will be considered on a 'case by case' basis
  • Prospective DPO's, who are in the process of training for an STCW certificate can start the DP scheme and complete all the elements, but cannot, apply for the DP certificate until they hold an appropriate STCW certificate.
  • Prospective DPO's, not meeting the above requirements will be able to apply for certification, if they commenced training prior to the implementation date and all elements have been completed within a 5 year period at the time of application.
  • Following implementation all existing DPO certification will be honoured and remain valid. '

Course Length (Days)

4

Course Aims

To provide introductory training in the theory and practice of Dynamic Positioning that meets the needs of the marine and offshore industries and is accredited by the Nautical Institute Training Scheme.

Course Content

  • Definitions and principles of DP
  • Types and configuration of thruster units
  • Position reference systems
  • Computer operation
  • Concept of redundancy
  • Power management systems
  • Simulated exercises
  • Limitations of position reference systems
  • DP case studies involving problems
  • UTM co-ordinates
  • DP checklists
  • Operational capability graphs
  • Diving practices
  • Problems associated with diving/DP operations
  • Communications
  • Assessment - N.I Online Exam.

Delivery

The majority of this course is practical hands on training delivered by fully qualified and experienced ex industry personnel using equipment replicated from the onshore and offshore oil and gas working environment. This course uses high fidelity simulation using the very latest Konsberg K-Sim DP NI Class B simulator which features 360 panoramic view and interactive simulation meeting the very latest Nautical Institute standards

Certification

ASET Certificate recognised and approved by the Nautical Institute as leading towards the internationally recognised Nautical Institute DP Operators Certificate.

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • Class 1 (Master Mariner) or Class 2 meeting the required standard set by the Nautical Institute.

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event

1/6.

N.I Training Scheme Transition

Period between the old and new training schemes. The old scheme and its policies will remain valid for those who started training prior to 1st Jan 2015. All trainee DPOs who started the training scheme before Jan 2015 will have their training assessed on the old DP scheme rules.

Trainee DPOs who start the training scheme from 1st January 2015 (IE induction course) will carry on training under the criteria and conditions set up for the new training scheme

Times of Training

08:00 - 16:30.

Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Venue

North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN.

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

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 Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
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

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)

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

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

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

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

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

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

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

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

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

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

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

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

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

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

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

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

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

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive


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