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Dynamic Positioning Simulator (Advanced)

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 1250

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.

Course Dates

The next course will run on Mon 24th Sept.  To book a place contact us.

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.

You can find out more about the Nautical Institute training scheme here.  

Continuing Study

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

  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 1250