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NI DP Refresher and Competency Assessment Course


Please, make Your payment for the reservation of the course not later than 2 banking days before the start of the course.

Date Time Cost
On request 08:30 to 17:00 USD 1800 * Book online
* Payment in MYR equivalent, according to the commercial exchange rate on the payment date


The course allows DPOs who have not been on working DP vessel a method to refresh their knowledge about DP operations, DP Bridge team work, Emergency DP resource Management and to stay current with the latest industry guidelines.


The training is based on the program as outlined by the recommendations contained in The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) guidelines.
Training is a mix of theoretical sessions and practical exercises in simulators, using Kongsberg DP.


The course is intended for those who have already been issued a DPO Certificate from the NI and required to refresh their knowledge about DP or need to completed high DP simulator because they are on DP 24/7 The overall course aim is to update the DPOs with the latest rules and regulations, position references and sensors, known DP incidents and lessons learned. At the end of the course, the student should:
a) Have acquired knowledge of the latest rules and regulations
b) Have acquired knowledge of the latest developments within sensors and PRS
c) Have acquired knowledge of the latest relevant DP incidents and why they occurred
d) Be able to recognise the various alarm, warning and information messages
e) Carry out operational planning, risk assessment and hazard identification tasks
f) Set up the DP system for a particular task/operation
g) Decide on courses of action because of systems failure

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a DPO Certificate issued by the NI. The original DPO Certificate should be presented at the DP centre where the DP Refresher Course is completed. The DP Refresher and Competency Assessment Course may be completed at any time as required.


5 days


Max 4


The course will be conducted in English.