Dynamic Positioning Awareness
About this course
Learning Hours: 2 days (08.30 to 16.30)
Cost per Delegate: £595+VAT
How to Book this Course
To enquire about dates or to set up a course specifically for your company, please contact the ASET Customer Service Team.
For personnel with a need for general knowledge of dynamic positioning other than DP watch keeping officers such as Diving Supervisors/Superintendents, Shoreside management teams, Client Reps etc.
Key Learning Outcomes
Gain a basic knowledge of the principles of DP and the advantages and limitations of DP vessels.
- 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
Course delegates will undertake realistic and live DP operational tasks in typical marine situations using the Kongsberg K-Sim DP NI Class B High Fidelity Simulator, which features 120 degree panoramic view and Class C desktop interactive simulation meeting the latest Nautical Institute standards. Each delegate will demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes listed above.
ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy Certificate.
Required Instructor Qualification/Experience
Nautical Institute approved Training Instructor.
2/6, Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.
A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.
Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.
Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.
Stork Technical Services
Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.
Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.
MJ HVAC ltd
Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.
Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.
The changes to this course very welcome. Ian has time to explain best practice and even corrected a few bad habits he noticed. Very happy this is probably the best course associated with my job.
Found this course very beneficial and I feel I will benefit from the knowledge gained from the instructor on this course in my workplace. Would definitely recommend to others.
Macduff Shellfish Ltd
Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.
Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.
TAQA Bratani Ltd
Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.
arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.
Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.
Excellent and informative.
Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.
Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.
“Highly professional course, very helpful instructors who have delivered substantial relevant knowledge within the scope of all discussed issues/topics and were always there to answer any questions and clarify any uncertainties. I will definitely recommend this course and ASET Training Academy to all my friends and also will be very happy to refresh the course in five years time.
Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.
Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.
Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.
NG Bailey Limited
Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot
Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.
Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.
Chrysaor E & P Services UK
Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.
The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.
A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.
The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.
The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.
Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.
John James Penman
Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.
KCA Deutag Drilling
Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.
Very good course – lots of practical work.
Course was very good. Would recommend to others
Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.
Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).