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DNV DPO Preparation Course, Remote

Course Description

The course will be conducted remotely with an online live instructor through Video conferencing, and the participants will get access to generic DP Software with use of DP Trainers SOP (Screen operator panel).

At the end of the course, the aim is that the participant should have acquired knowledge of the principles of Dynamic Positioning:

  • Set up a dynamic positioning system and have an understanding of the practical operation of associated equipment including position referencing systems
  • Recognise and respond to the various alarms, warning and information Messages
  • Relate the DP installation to the ship’s system e.g. power supply, manoeuvring facility, available position referencing systems and nature of work
  • Relate DP Operations to the existing environmental conditions of wind, sea state, current and vessel movement.

Masters, Chief Officers and Junior Officers to be employed on DP vessels as DPO.

In order to confirm your reservation, we need some information/documents:
1 - Your passport number
2 - Your full address, including zip code
3 - Your COC OR a letter from your company OR from your training college indicating that you are on a STCW Certificate of competency course


To have the best outcome of the course, you should have access to a PC with a Monitor of minimum 22” or a lap-top with an additional monitor of minimum 22”. It is recommended to have access to a fast internet connection, a Broadband type for use of two way communication and video transfer.


DPO Preparation


The course will be arranged in the Time Zone of the geographical location listed for the course. To pinpoint the Time Zone of the host location, click to open Time Zone Converter.

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