DP INDUCTION / BASIC
Duration: 4 Days / 28 hours
The course is theory-based with guided practical exercises that introduce the trainee to various DP operational modes. The topics to be covered in the course includes: General principles of dynamic positioning; The elements of a DP system; Computers and control elements; Position Heading and Wind/environment reference systems; Power generation, distribution and management; DP watch keeping and watch handover procedures, documentation and communications.
On successful completion of the Induction Course and online assessment, the trainee Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) will be issued with a Nautical Institute (NI) Dynamic Positioning Operator’s logbook in which attended courses, DP sea time, task completion and Statement of Suitability as a DPO are recorded.