DP Maintenance & Engineering Course

The DP Maintenance&Engineering course (DPM) addresses equally to Engineers, ETOs and technical personnel, facilitating their access to the DP/Offshore industry. The DP Leaflet at the bottom of the page will offer you a full presentation of our DP Maintenance course. 


Frequent Questions


When is the next DP Maintenance&Engineering course?

In order to come to your help, the Centre has established the DPM course schedule for the following months. 

Please find below the list of courses. We hope that one of the dates will suite your agenda:


  • 31 Oct- 03 Nov
  • 14 Nov-18 Nov
  • 28 Nov- 01 Dec
  • 12 Dec- 15 Dec


What will I study ?

The DPM Course Leaflet at the bottom of the page offers a full presentation of the course content and objectives. We encourage you to take a look. 


What materials will I receive?

The Centre will provide trainees with a printed Handout of the course's manual, and a memory stick with further information about the course and the DP&Offshore field.


Who will train me? 

Our Instructors are qualified professionals with long term experience in the DP&Offshore field.

Please visit our DP Instructors page in order to get acquainted with them. 


On what equipment will I train? 

The Centre is equipped with a Medium Speed Engine Room Simulator-PSV3D and a Diesel Electric Propustion Simulator-PSV3D. The 3D simulators of the Engine Rooms are based on the real equipment on board of a real DP vessel.

The environment created in the 3-D simulator is highly realistic, supported by a high definition video card and a high quality 3D sound system.. 


Who recognizes my DP Maintenance&Engineering Certificate?

The DPM Course Certificate is recognized by IMCA. The Centre has been an IMCA member since 2013. 


How do I register? 
If you would like to participate at one of our DP Maintenance courses, please apply here 


How much does the course cost?


There is also an additional price of 20 euros for the  IMCA "Offshore Engineer's Logbook", which trainees will receive together with the DP M&E Certificate in the last day of the course. 

Payment can be made as follows:

- through a banking transfer, with the details you will receive on your invoice after registering online for the course.

- directly on our website, on the link Pay Online.


How long does the course last? 

The DP Maintenance&Engineering course lasts for 4 days. On Monday, the course begins at 1300LT, while in the rest of the days, at 0800LT. 


Where does it take place? 

The DP Maintenance&Engineering course is held at our Campus, located at 90 A Dezrobrii str, Constanta, Romania.


Where will I stay?

Our Centre collaborates with Hotel Pacific, located at a 5 minute walk from our Centre, at 82E Dezrobirii Street, Constanta, Romania. 
The hotel has 2 special offers for our trainees:
- 39 euros per night, single room-breakfast included;
- 55 euros per night, single room-breakfast + lunch/dinner included. 


How will I get to the Centre? 

Depending on the country of residence, our trainees can arrive by car, train or plane to our Centre. 
The nearest airport to the Centre is the Constanta Airport - Kogalniceanu.
However, trainees can arrive as well at the Henri Coanda - Otopeni Airport in Bucharest, located at 220km from Constanta. The trip from Bucharest airport to Constanta takes around 3h30min, and there are buses and trains that provide transportation.
If requested, with the help of Hotel Pacific, the Centre can arrange transportation, which will ensure the 2 trips - from and to the airport, for an additional cost of 55 euros per trip. 


Do I need a Visa to come to Romania? 

In order to discover whether you need a Visa to come to our courses, please visit the website of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs http://www.mae.ro/en/node/2040 .

If it is the case, the Centre will be able to provide trainees with an Invitation Letter for the duration of the course, in order to obtain the Visa as soon as possible. 


Contact Details

For more information about the course, please contact our team at dpm@nauticalcollege.org and   004.0740.258.041




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