New OSVDPA DP Courses

OSVDPA Phase 1 (Induction)

Description

Course covers the Principles of DP, Elements of the DP system, Practical operation of the DP system, Position reference systems, environmental sensors and ancillary equipment, power generation, propulsion, and DP operations. Course duration is five days, or 32 hours.

Used extensively in the offshore industry, dynamic positioning equipment can be found onboard vessels requiring precise positioning such as drilling, cable and pipe laying, dive and ROV support and FPSO vessels and Jack-up Barges. Dynamic positioning equipment is also used extensively on vessels and units operating in deep water and areas of environmental sensitivity where traditional anchoring techniques are not possible.

Program: OSVDPA Phase 1
Duration: 5 days(32 Hours)
Class Hours: 0800 with check-in time 0730
Phone Number: (985) 873-0031
Entry Requirements:

The OSVDPA allows entry to individuals who qualify under at least one of the following requirements:

  • Holds a STCW credential as officer in charge of navigational watch (II/1, II/2, or II/3).
  • Holds a non-STCW certificate of competency issues by the United States Coast Guard or an equivalent certificate issued by another White List Marine Administration as listed in the STCW Convention.
  • Holds a STCW credential as Rating Forming Part of the Navigation Watch (II/4 or II/5).
  • Is a Able Bodied Seaman serving on a 200 GRT Near Coastal vessel having a certificate of completion from the United States Coast Guard-approved Rating course, or
  • Is a Cadet enrolled in a qualified Maritime Academy (see Section 16.4.4 of OSVDPA MPP-1-CV).
  • OSVDPA Approval letter

Certificate:      OSVDPA Phase 1 Certification
Cost:                $2500.00
Deposit:           $1250.00

2019
January 14-18
February 11-15
March 18-22
April NO CLASS
May 13-17
June 17-21
July 8-12
August 5-9
September 9-13
October 7-11
November 4-8
December 9-13

 

OSVDPA Phase 3 (Advance)

Description

This simulated intense five-day course covers practical operation of the DP system, Simulated DP operations including errors faults & failures, DP alarms, warnings and emergency procedures. Used extensively in the offshore industry, dynamic positioning equipment can be found onboard vessels requiring precise positioning such as drilling, cable and pipe laying, dive and ROV support and FPSO vessels and Jack-up Barges. Dynamic positioning equipment is also used extensively on vessels and units operating in deep water and areas of environmental sensitivity where traditional anchoring techniques are not possible.

Program: OSVDPA Phase 3
Duration: 5 days (32 Hours)
Class Hours: 0800 with check-in time 0730
Phone Number: (985) 873-0031
Entry Requirements:

The OSVDPA allows entry to individuals who qualify under at least one of the following requirements:

This section describes what documents will be required during the application process. 

  1. Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)/Merchant Mariner Document (MMD)
  2. Medical Certificate: (Only if a medical certificate is not found on your MMC).
  3. OSVDPA or Industry accepted logbook(s): Showing Sea Time, Practical Experience, and courses (if required). Mariners may submit their original logbook(s) to the OSVDPA OR you have the option of submitting notarized copies of logbooks and notarized statements attesting to the accuracy of logbook copies in place of the submission of a physical logbook. See Circular 2018-7 (Procedures for Submitting a Notarized Copy of a Logbook) here for more detailed information on this option. 
  4. Sea Service Letter(s): Validating Sea Time and Practical Experience. Approved by the OSVDPA.
  5. Passport-Style Photo: (Requirements for this photo are found at the end of Form DPO-4-CV).
  6. OSVDPA Assessment Report: See below, it is recommended that you complete the assessment after the OSVDPA has verified you meet all the other requirements.
  7. DP Course Certificates: (If applicable).

Certificate:          OSVDPA Phase 3 Certification
Cost:                      $2500.00
Deposit:               $1250.00

Also, update the below for DP Induction and Advance

Under DP Induction and Advance:

Cost: $2500.00
Deposit: $1250.00

Under Radar Recertification:
Please call for availability.

Schedule: Phase-3 (Advanced-Simulator)

2019
January 21-25
February 4-8
March NO CLASS
April NO CLASS
May 6-10
June 3-7
July 22-26
August 19-23
September 23-27
October 21-25
November 18-22
December NO CLASS

ALL COURSES and SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

CONTACT TMTI AT 985-873-0031 or EMAIL: info@marineinst.com

OSVDPA DP Assessments – Cost $350.00

Fridays or any day if instructor is available. These assessments are required for advancements in the OSVDPA DP Scheme

 

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