Dynamic Positioning (DP) Induction/Basic

Course Details
5 days

8:00am to 5:30pm

Mon to Fri

Singapore Polytechnic

What is this Course about?
This course is Nautical Institute accredited and prepares eligible candidates for the Nautical Institute Examinations which will lead to the issue of the NI Logbook and the DP Induction/Basic Certificate.

Course Outline
Candidates are prepared for the Nautical Institute Examination through a series of Lectures and Simulation during the four day program.

Suitable For
Candidates who possess a Certificate of Competency Class 3 Deck (minimum).

Assumed Skills and Knowledge
The candidates will have the theoretical understanding of the DP System and will be able to work DP systems under supervision.

Mode of Assessment
Online assessment at the DP Training Laboratory, Candidates are allowed two attempts, subsequently a wait of 24 hours for the third attempt is required.

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

Course Fee
Fees Payable:
SGD 2500 (excluding GST)

SGD 2675 (including GST)

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 60 days before the course commencement date.

Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
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
  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
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.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.
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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates
Date of course:
4 - 8 Mar 2019
Registration Period:
10 Jan - 18 Feb 2019

Date of course:
01 - 05 Apr 2019
Registration Period:
10 Feb - 18 Mar 2019

Date of course:
10 - 14 Jun 2019
Registration Period:
10 Mar - 27 May 2019

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.


For course specific details:
Mr Khalid Ahyar, Course Coordinator,
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