- DP Maintenance Course
- Entry Requirements
- Target Group
- Learning Process and Assessement
Learn to identify faulty units and exchange these with spares from stock on board and bring the DP system back into operation. Receive introduction to system documentation in order to perform periodic maintenance, and to communicate with service personnel when assistance is needed
General knowledge of electronics and computer-based control systems.
Recommended : STCW III /2 – III/3 – III/6 Engine and Regulation III/6 for ETOs ; Electrical/electronic engineers and maintenance personnel who are responsible for the daily or periodic maintenance of the DP system.
Course Languages and Course Material: English
English language is the language used for the training standard. Knowledge, understanding and speaking of English language is a minimum requirement to enter into the course. IMAT centre reserves the right to reject students if they do not meet the minimum language level to be admitted in the DP course, without any refund.
The training will follow the programme as outlined by the manufacturer of the DP system, which follows the recommendations contained in The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) guidelines and IMO STCW – Section B-V/f* (4.)
Outlining the national and international rules and regulations valid for Dynamic Positioning operationsTechnical knowledge of the computers in the DP system
Preventive and corrective maintenance of the DP system documentation
- STCW Certificate (OOW Certificate) Reg. III /2 – III/3 – III/6 Engine, III/6 for
ETOs (original) if applicable
- Professional Certificate in Offshore industry
- Valid Personal Document
- N.I.P. Code or Tax Identification Number
- IMCA Logbook (if used)
The training will be a combination of theoretical lessons and practical exercises. During the first part of the course participants will be taught DP principles and basic operation to better understand the purpose of the system and its peripheral equipment. Each participant will have an operator station. The main part of the course will focus on technical aspects and fault finding.
The Course is total 4 days (28 hours theoretical and practical lesson) included a final assessment the last day
Day 1: from 8.30 to 13.00 – 14.00 to 16.45 (coffee break 15’/Lunch 13:00 to 14:00 included)
Day 2: from 8.30 to 13.00 – 14.00 to 16.45 (coffee break 15’/Lunch 13:00 to 14:00 included)
Day 3: from 8.30 to 13.00 – 14.00 to 16.45 (coffee break 15’/Lunch 13:00 to 14:00 included)
Day 4: from 8.30 to 13.00 – 14.00 to 16.45 (coffee break 15’/Lunch 13:00 to 14:00 included) & Final Assessment
Certification of attendance will be issued.
Course content in line with:
IMO STCW – Section B-V/f* (4.)
in line with the latest IMCA Guidelines:
IMCA IMO 113 (MSC/Circ.645 June 1994)
IMCA IMO 245 (MSC.1/Circ.1580 June 2017)
IMCA 117 (Rev.2 September 2016)
IMCA 182 (Rev.3 November 2018)
The courses are weekly organized except the second, third week of August and the Christmas holiday season. In addition, courses are organized on request through private or corporate bookings.