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Training Methodology: DP Basic (Introductory) is predominantly theory based with guided practical exercises on a PC-based simulator of the Kongsberg DP system. Each participant will have his/her own DP operator station.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of DP Basic, participants should:
The minimum STCW qualification is required (as per The Nautical Institute’s Dynamic Positioning Operator Training Scheme Accreditation Standard, March 2014):
Officer trainees (cadets or ratings on a defined training program):
Prospective DPOs who are in the process of training for an STCW certificate can start the DP scheme and complete the Introductory course and 30 days DP sea time only between the Introductory and Simulator course.
Target Group: Navigators, DPO trainees, maritime academy cadets, and other users of DP systems who would like to begin the Nautical Institute’s DP Operator Training Scheme and work toward obtaining a DP Certificate.
Assessment: At the end of DP Basic, each participant will be tested by the Nautical Institute’s online examination.
Duration: 4 days
Capacity: Maximum 8 persons
DP Logbook Fee: $100 USD included in total cost
Price: $2300 USD