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  • Course Code DPO
  • Duration 5 day (including online exam)
  • Campus Lowestoft Campus

DPO Revalidation

The DP Revalidation course is for those who have already been issued a DPO certificate from The Nautical Institute and provides alternative solution for DPOs who have been unable to accrue sufficient sea service on active DP vessels to renew their certificate through the traditional route

The NI approved course has a heavy practical element using simulator systems. DP operations, including planning and risk assessment, are studied in detail. Scenarios are conducted involving delegates in the key DP roles. An extensive variety of operational problems, system failures and environment conditions are simulated in order to train and assess competence.

Course dates:

Please contact for dates.  

Course cost:

£1600.00 + VAT (£1920 total)

To book call +44(0)1502 525025, email maritime@eastcoast.ac.uk
or download a booking form and return to the email address above

Course Booking Form (Individual)
Course Booking Form (Company)

Requirements

A DPO certificate issued by The Nautical Institute. The DP Revalidation course can be completed up to six months before the revalidation date set by The NI and will be valid for a period of 12 months.

If the candidate is completing the course for the first time there is no minimum DP sea time requirement. If the candidate is completing the course for a second or subsequent time, a minimum of 28 days DP sea time will be required to revalidate. This DP time may be completed prior to or after the revalidation course.

Where the candidate subsequently revalidates by completion of the full sea time requirement of 150 DP sea time days the next revalidation may be undertaken as if for the first time.

Assessment

Assessment of practical performance in a simulated environment and on-line examination during course.

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