ADAS (Trainee) Offshore ROV Pilot (Micro-credential)

Omne Marine Training Centre Limited

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Entry requirements

Entry to the Micro-credential requires evidence that the student:
* Successful completion on the ADAS Onshore ROV pilot course (IMCA Grade 2);
* are at least 18 years of age at the commencement of training;
* hold a valid offshore medical OGUK or equivalent
* understand written and verbal communication in English Unless Non-English Language (NEL) speaking course arrangements have been made with ADAS, can understand written and verbal communication in English, and can communicate effectively in English with other persons;
* has appropriate numeracy ability- can add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, decimals, and vulgar fractions; calculate percentages; and transpose and solve simple formulas, e.g. gas laws;
Note: Both English and Numeracy will be tested through the online ADAS Literacy and Numeracy test.
* holds at least one of the following at a basic level:
- Electronic qualification or experience.
- Electrical qualification or experience.
- Hydraulic qualification or experience.
- Mechanical qualification or experience.
- Other relevant industrial experience. *
*A military service qualification meets the IMCA requirement of "other relevant experience" (qualified occupational diver or other trade).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The focus of this four-week course is to prepare students to be an offshore ROV pilot by being taught, at an advanced level, ROV operations, safeties and maintenance of a ROV.

It is further preparing the graduate to work in offshore operations in exposed open-sea conditions undertaking various underwater tasks in support of a wide range of industries including, military, police operations, emergency service rescue response, scientific exploration, search and salvage, inspection of underwater equipment, underwater construction and oil and gas industry support, whilst working from real or simulated offshore vessel's, structures or platforms, real and/or simulated dynamic positioning vessel operations (DPV) and concurrent diving and lifting operations (Combined-Ops).

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 486 1448

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