Dynamic Positioning (DP) Simulator/Advance

What is this course about?


This course is the advanced simulator program as required by the Nautical Institute as part of the certification before the issue of the Dynamic Positioning Operator’s License by Nautical Institute.



Suitable for


Candidates must in possession of the NI logbook and have completed 30 days Dynamic Positioning Familiarization on-board DP vessels.



Assumed Skills and Knowledge


The candidates will have theoretical understanding and simulated scenarios based on offshore industry. The candidates will also be guided on how to react on situations in an event of an emergency. They will also be train in procedure and teamwork.


 Funding Incentives

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture

Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for

course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing

course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants.  Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 30 days before the course commencement date.


Course Outline


Candidates will be trained with the DP simulator on various scenarios based on offshore industry. They will also be tested on the situations that may be faced in an event of a failure in the system.



Mode of Assessment

The candidates will be assessed individually and in a group on the simulator base training on their knowledge with the system.




A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants whose attendance is not less than 75%.


 Application Procedure

Applicants may apply for the course with the available schedule online.

Confirmed enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis, upon full payment of the course fee. Registration does not guarantee enrolment in the course.
Participants will receive a letter of confirmation via email if the course is confirmed and the registration accepted.

Singapore Polytechnic, its governors, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss, damages and/or injury, including loss of life, which participants of our Courses may suffer arising out of or in connection with our Courses, whether the loss, damage and/or injury was suffered on any of Singapore Polytechnic's premises or at any other venue(s) in connection with our Courses.


a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the ‘Make ePayment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 12:00pm

c) For Cash payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
Finance Department
Admin Building, Level 2
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm
d) Cheques should be made payable to Singapore Polytechnic. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATTN: Manager (CET Programmes)
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to [email protected]. For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

• 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
• Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
• On or after date of commencement - No refund
* Unless otherwise stated in the course webpage

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

* PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.

Contact Us

For further enquiries, please contact: Hui Ping.
Email: [email protected]
Contact No: 67721409







• Minimum No. to start a class : 3 Candidates

• Maximum No. to start a class: 6 Candidates


Course date:

2 - 5 February 2015
Registration opens on 2 December  2014

13 - 16 April 2015
Registration opens on 13 February  2014

8 - 11 June 2015
Registration opens on 15 April 2015

3 - 6 August 2015
Registration opened

30 November - 23 December 2015
Registration opened

Application Procedure





Duration: 4 days


Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic, Integrated Simulation Centre (ISC)






$3000 exclude GST





[email protected]

For course specific details:
Ms. Liew Hui Ping, Course Coordinator
[email protected]




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