Dynamic Positioning Induction/basic

Duration 4 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,343.00 + VAT
Venue Marine Training Centre

Availability

Date Time Cost Venue Places  
27 Jun - 30 Jun 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 2
18 Jul - 21 Jul 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 6
08 Aug - 11 Aug 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 6
29 Aug - 01 Sep 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 6
19 Sep - 22 Sep 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 6
17 Oct - 20 Oct 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 6
07 Nov - 10 Nov 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 6
28 Nov - 01 Dec 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £1,343.00 + VAT Marine Training Centre 6

About this course

Practical Content 40% Theoretical Content 60%

Target Audience

  • Personnel intending to become Dynamic Positioning Operators
  • 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

Key Learning Outcomes

Gain the knowledge and required skills in relation to Dynamic Positioning operations to the Nautical Institute standard.

Course Content

  • Definitions and principles of Dynamic Positioning
  • 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/ Dynamic Positioning operations
  • Communications

Assessment

Each delegate will undertake an online Nautical Institute multiple-choice examination to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes listed above.

Delivery

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.

Certification

ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy Certificate - recognised and approved by the Nautical Institute which leads towards the internationally recognised Nautical Institute Dynamic Positioning Operators Certificate.

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • II/2 STCW CoC Certificate
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Marine Operations
  • Nautical Institute approved Training Instructor

Min/Max Delegates

2/6 Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates will be required to provide evidence in one of the following areas:

  • Certification in Regulation II/1 – II/2 – II/3 Deck and Regulation III/1 – III/2 – III/3 Engine.
  • Recognized and equivalent marine vocational qualifications.

Notes to Customers

Notes to Customers 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.

ASET Course Directory
Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.

Connor Burnett
Stork Technical Services

Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.

Gareth Weston
Dana Petroleum

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec

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.

Ryan Fiske
SHELL UK

Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.

Tony Coyle
Harbour Energy

Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.

John James Penman
CNR International

Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.

Ryan Maloney
RFL Electrical

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

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.

William Hadden
Macduff Shellfish Ltd

Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

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.

Tomasz Bak
RelyOn Nutec

Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK

Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec

A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.

Christopher Fitzpatrick
NIIT

Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.

Mark Johnston
MJ HVAC ltd

Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.

Jamie Wilson
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.

Graham Morgan
Private Delegate

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

“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.

Piotr Kopec
Private Delegate

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.

Gavin Kennedy
Dolphin Drilling


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