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DPO Examination and Certification (Acc. DNV Approach)

Lerus Examination Centre provides DPO examination and certification of DP Operators according to the DNV Standard DNV-ST-0023.

DNV-ST-0023 is the industry-wide recognized Competence Standard for Dynamic Positioning Operators. The standard aims to cover the tasks performed by a dynamic positioning operator onboard vessels, using various dynamic positioning (DP) models and systems and identify a base set of competencies.

Examination consists of theoretical and practical assessments. The assessment is strictly controlled in order to make sure that candidate satisfies all requirements and worth to receive DNV DPO certificate.
Successful candidates will receive DPO Certificate recognized by the most of the OIL MAJORS.


Official approval DNV Full DP certificate from StatOil   [PDF, Open in new window]

DPO Certification Duration Participants Language Booking
DPO Certification Exam, Station keeping (*) 1 day 2 prs Eng Book online
DPO Certification Exam, Advanced Operations (*) 1 day 2 prs Eng Book online

(*) To apply for the DNV DPO exam, candidate must have 270 hours of DP experience and have appropriate skills for manual ship handling with common type of propulsion.