This course is the starting point for navigators aiming to obtain a DP certificate. It is a prerequisite that the participants have maritime education required for nautical certificate.
After the course participants should have an understanding of DP principles and equipment.
Duration of the course is 5 days (40 hrs) and the maximum number of participants is 8.
The course follows Nautical Institute’s learning program modules OOT0101 – OOT0119 and covers topics such as:
- DP Equipment Classes and DP operation modes
- DP system principles
- Auto Position
- Position References System
- Consequence Analysis
In order to receive Document of Evidence the participants must attend the course and pass Nautical Institute’s online examination.
The course is in accordance with IMCA M117 and Nautical Institute’s Dynamic Positioning Training Accreditation Standard.