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Completing the Scheme

  • Approved DP Training Centres

    Currently 87 training centres across the world have been accredited for the conduct of courses within the requirements of The Nautical Institute Dynamic Positioning Scheme.  Please click here to visit...

  • Minimum Requirements for starting the DP Scheme

    Following the 2010 Manila amendments to the STCW Convention and Code, The Nautical Institute has implemented the following criteria for entry into the DP Operators training scheme: The minimum qualifi...

  • Approved MVQ Issuing Authority and Licence/Qualification for DP Certification

    From 1st August 2016, holders of a Marine Vocational Qualification (MVQ) are able to start the DP Induction Course with an approved DP training centre if their certificate is listed in the below docum...

  • Certification and Accreditation Standard

    The old scheme and its policies will remain valid for those who started training prior to 1 January 2015. All trainee DPOs who started the training scheme before January 2015 will have their training ...

  • DP Application Fees

    From 1 January 2021 the price of submitting a DP application will be as follows: Certification: £170.00 (+ VAT where applicable) Revalidation: £160.00 (+ VAT where applicable)  *Fees includes the veri...