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Dynamic Positioning Simulator (Advanced)

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Faculty of Nautical

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

TBC

Day(s):

Tuesday

Time:

0:00 - 0:00

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 1150

Overview

The Dynamic Positioning Simulator course is the third phase of the Nautical Institute training scheme for Dynamic Positioning Operators (DPO).

The DP Simulator course involves simulated DP operations including errors, faults and failures, giving you the opportunity to apply the lessons learned throughout the induction course and the 60 days of DP sea time.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Completed the DP induction course and passed the online examination.
  • Completed a minimum of 60 DP sea time days.
  • Completed the appropriate task section within the Nautical Institute DP log book.

 

What you study

  • Practical Operation of the DP System.
  • DP Operations.
  • DP Alarms, Warnings and Emergency Procedures.

 

After the course

Careers

This course forms part of the Nautical Institute Dynamic Positioning Operator training scheme and can lead to employment as a Dynamic Positioning Operator, upon successful completion of the entire scheme.

For more information on the Nautical Institute training scheme please visit: http://www.nautinst.org/en/dynamic-positioning/.

Continuing Study

Experienced DP operators may benefit from type-specific training, in the system in use, on-board their vessel. Further training may include Bridge Resource Management, incorporating DP emergencies.

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    TBC
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    0:00 - 0:00
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 1150