Dynamic Positioning Induction

Who should attend

Watch-keeps and Masters who wish to obtain a DP certificate.

This Nautical Institute accredited training programme is designed to train qualified officers wishing to obtain DP Operator certification to the DP Induction standards.

Course highlights

The Dynamic Positioning (DP) Induction course is the entry level Dynamic Positioning course and is required by all navigation officers engaged on DP operated vessels. This course has Nautical Institute accreditation and the successful applicant will be able to obtain a NI – DP logbook and work towards the DPO status.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Enquire upon application for start dates

*Minimum numbers apply to run this course and may be cancelled closer to the time.

Duration Five days
Time 8am - 4pm
Study location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Study method
Please contact us for more information
Domestic fees $3,000 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$3,000 (approx.)
Course code 942.629
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements

  • Dynamic Positioning (DP) Basic: A Dynamic positioning logbook can be purchased from the school for $200.
  • Please supply 1 passport sized photograph.
Dynamic Positioning Basic prerequisites:
  • Watchkeeper DOC CoC, equivalent or/and above
  • Any lower CoC, to be assessed on a case by case basis.

For more information email enquiries@manukau.ac.nz, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.