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

Commercial Diving

Dynamic Positioning (DP) Awareness Training

About This Course

Swire Marine Training Centre logo The DP Awareness Training course has been jointly developed by KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd and Swire Marine Training Centre for the diving industry. This course is targeted at personnel who want a basic understanding of dynamic positioning as well as the advantages and limitations that DP control of vessels offers.

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


The 1.5-day course consists of 15 modules as follows:

  • History and Development of DP
  • Elements of a DP system
  • DP System Layouts
  • DP Theory of Operation
  • DP Modes of Operation
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Position Reference Systems, Environmental Sensors
  • FMEA and Annual Trials, Power Systems
  • Operational Procedures
  • DP Operations - Types of Vessels
  • Alarms and Warnings
  • DP Operational Limitations
  • UTMs and Datums
  • Vessel Operations
  • DP Incidents and IMCA Reporting Scheme, Rules & Guidance

Upon successful completion of the 1.5-day course, you will be given a certificate of attendance.


  • Operations Managers
  • HSE Managers
  • Divers
  • Project Engineers
  • Project Support personnel
  • Diving Supervisors
  • Project Managers
  • Marine Managers
  • Vessel Managers and Technical Superintendents
  • Personnel working with or in support of DP Diving / offshore operations


Minimum: 1 delegate per run applicable for online web-based training only.


This course can also be run in-house at your company's facility and/or preferred location. For further details such as corporate rates and schedules, please contact us.

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Please note all courses are provisional until formal confirmation and course joining details are sent.

For more information on upcoming schedule, please contact us.


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