Dynamic Positioning (DP) Awareness Training | DP Course | KBA Training Singapore

Commercial Diving

DP Awareness Course

About This Course

The training will be a combination of theoretical lessons and practical exercises. Each participant will have his own operator station with generic DP.

The course is compliant with IMCA 117, appendix 3.

The course documentation is in English and the course will be held in English. No previous or special knowledge is required.


  • Definition of DP, elements of the DP system, DP systems redundancy, and DnV Class Requirements
  • Functions of the DP system and DP principles
  • Different types of DP vessels and DP operations, sensors and use of sensor inputs
  • Introduction to position reference systems and the DP system’s use of position measurements
  • Vessel capability, DP consequence analysis and DP capability analysis
  • Thrusters and manoeuvring systems
  • Power systems and Blackout Prevention
  • Operational procedures for DP operation, and procedures for operating the DP system
  • Study of DP incidents
  • Principal use of the DP system

Upon successful completion of the 5-day course, you will be given a certificate of attendance.


Technical Inspectors, fleet managers and other office or client personnel who have a need for general knowledge about dynamic positioning.


Maximum: 9 participants


The participants knowledge will be tested by Kongsberg Martime’s assessment system.


 Mode of Study  Full-time
 Course Fees  SGD$ 3,300.00 (exclusive of GST)

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