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We have a network of global training centres and we develop the skills of around 2000 people every year. If you require training in a specific region we will do our utmost to deliver it there.
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We provide quality training for safe navigation and operations at sea in the offshore, maritime, subsea and merchant shipping industries.

    Automation

    Our automation training courses teach the operation and maintenance of KONGSBERG’s K-Chief 500, K-Chief 600, K-Chief 700 and K-Safe systems. The training will be a combination of theoretical lessons and practical exercises and each participant will be using a stand-alone operator station during the course.

     

    If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

    Combination Courses

    For customers who require multiple courses from KONGSBERG, we offer compressed combination course packages to reduce our customers' travel cost, both through reduced number of travels and shorter course duration. 

     

     

    As all our courses consist of several smaller submodules, we can shorten the total duration of your courses by removing overlapping content, such as introductions, common Hardware modules, Network modules etc.

     

     

    Examples of typical combination packages are:

    • K-Pos Maintenance & K-Bridge Maintenance
    • K-Chief Step 1 & K-Chief Step 2
    • KPOS Maintenance & HIPAP Technical
    • K-Chief Operator & K-Safe Operator
    • K-Pos Maintenance, K-Chief Step 1 & K-Chief Step 2

     

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    https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

    Competence Assessment

    KONGSBERG MARITIME have a proud history of helping our customers reach their goals. With both maritime, technical and operational competence, we work closely together with our customers to assess competence that measure key performance indicators. 

    Verification of competency is to collect enough evidence that individuals can perform or behave to a specified standard in a defined role:

    • What the operator/engineer should know 
    • What skills the operator/engineer should be able to do
    • How the operator/engineer modifies his/her attitudes in various situations

    Our long experience with a wide variety of Training and Advisory services every day, all over the globe, makes our services exceptional. We have a unique combination of technical and operational knowledge and skills. When customers have ideas or challenges that initiate competence assessment, we are proud to support through the process, create assessment and identify competence within different domains for a safe and efficient, operation. 

    We all make judgements/assessments based upon personal impressions, which are subjective. Objective assessment however, needs to be measurable and is therefore based upon the setting of criteria and performance objectives. The Competence Assessment are related to functions and measurable standards of performance.

    Various assessment methods can be used to assess competence. Two main methods for performing competence assessment are offered through online tests and onsite practical assessment. 

    Online tests 

    The entire process is streamlined for both the company and the assessed individuals. Companies are also able to assign thousands of tests with just one single click and be in full control of the assessment process.

    Additional advantages for companies are: setting their own passing scores, comparing the performance of the assessed individuals to the industry and developing their own norm base.

    • Individuals can take the assessment anywhere, anytime, from any device.
    • Can be hosted on own server – ensuring confidentiality
    • Content are provided by KONGSBERG
    • Questions can be tailor made to a specific operation/need
    • Enhance the «attitude» among crew for improving competence
    • Generate discussions on various topics

    On site assessment (Training Centre)

    The assessment can be done for both crews and individuals. 

    Additional advantages for companies are: setting their own competence requirements, comparing the performance of the assessed crew / individuals to the industry and developing their own norm base. 

    Cases and exercises using full scale bridge / engine-room simulator / operator station / crane simulator focusing on:

    • BRM / MRM elements and human factor 
    • Operations within DP, Crane, Automation, Navigation, 
    • Preparation for DNVGL DP Operator certification Scheme

     

     

    On board assessments through the Blended Learning Tool – DP-Cap™

    DP-Cap is an eLearning and an assessment Tool in combination. The Tool is operated onboard the Vessels where the actual training is needed including Field Specific exercises. Devises used are Tablets that are operated online or offline. The exercises require an individual log-on, and the scores include for pass or fail criteria. Data from each eLearning module is a part of the overall training matrix for the Client and are included at the individual officer’s competency level.  ​

    • Each DP CAP level contains theoretical assessments with multiple choice questions. The questions are specific for each exercise, and are tailor made for verifying that the candidates have the level of knowledge necessary for this specific level before proceeding to the next level
    • The candidate has three tries available to pass the theoretical test. If the candidate fails to pass the test on three tries, he will need an administrator (Captain/ Chief Officer) to reset the exercise to have more attempts available
    • If a candidate fails a theoretical assessment, the questions and alternatives will not be repeated in the same order as previously, which raises the level of difficulty considerably. The intention is that the candidate will have to revisit the exercise part and redo the assessment after gaining more knowledge

    Additionally, to the exam, an appointed administrator (Captain/ Chief Officer) will have to confirm that both the theoretical and the practical exercises were carried out in a good way and by the correct person. The confirmation is carried out by entering the administrator’s personal codes. 

    Find a DP-Cap Training Matrix sample where DP-Cap is used as a tool I combination with simulator courses and sea time. The sample is for a shuttle tanker company.

     

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    https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

      Controls

      Our Propulsion Control courses will give you a thorough introduction to the operation and maintenance of your specific product either it is MCON, Helicon X3, Helicon X, Vector Control, ROCCS or Aquapilot.

      The training will be a combination of theoretical lessons, hands-on training in our training workshop and/or our controls simulators.   

      Maintenance Training, Rauma, Finland

      • Aquapilot, remote control system

      Maintenance Training Ålesund, Norway

      • MCON, remote control system
      • Helicon X3, remote control system
      • Helicon X, remote control system
      • Extended - Helicon X3, remote control system  
      • Retraining - Helicon X3, remote control system    

      Maintenance Training Kokkola, Finland

      • Vector controls, remote control system
      • ROCCS, remote control system

      Maintenance Training, Kristinehamn, Sweden

      • Canman, remote control system   
      • Canman Touch, remote control system   

      If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, please contact us and we will do our best to find an alternative that suits your needs.

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      https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

      Crane

      Kongsberg Maritime delivers high-end simulator training for both offshore and subsea lifting operations. In our state of the art, DNV GL class A certified simulators, we provide close to reality training that enhances the training effects.

       

      If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

      Customised Training

      To give each customer exactly the competence that your crews are lacking, we offer customised courses, based on your input.

      Using real examples from our incident database, we continuously aim to update the training such that similar situations will be deescalated, and repetition of incidents is avoided. KONGSBERG aims to help our customers maximise their performance during the vessel’s lifecycle by offering customised courses.

      At sea, almost every ship is unique, and generic training will only get you to a certain level. We offer vessel specific courses, where we use your ship’s exact software, your exact drawings, your vessel’s configuration and hardware setup during the course.

      We offer a wide variety of high-end, customised packages on request, for instance:

      • Vessel specific courses
      • Operation specific courses
      • Scenario courses
      • Emergency Response Courses
      • Onboard/Onsite Training
      • Remote Training
      • Advisory services

       

      In customised courses, there will only be participants from your own company, which allows for very open discussions and sharing of experience.

      Initially, when ordering a customised course, we offer a quick analysis of your crews’ competence as input to the process of establishing the course contents.

       

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      https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

        Deck Machinery

        Our Deck Machinery training courses will give you a thorough introduction to the operation and maintenance of your specific Deck Machinery product.

        The training will be a combination of theoretical lessons, hands-on training in our training workshop and/or our simulator training.   

        Ålesund, Norway

        • Towcon RT AHT Winch - Operator Training  
        • Towcon RT, AHT Winch - Maintenance training
        • Stabilisers - Mechancial, hydraulic and control system training  
        • Introduction to Hydraulics - Operation and Maintenance training   
        • Subsea crane - On board Familiarisation training
        • Deck crane/cargo rail crane -Familiarisation training    
        • Offshore crane - Familiarisation training    
        • Steering gear, type SR/SV - Operation and maintenance training    
        • Seismic - Observer (Operator training)    
        • Seismic hydraulic - Maintenance training    
        • Seismic hydraulic and electric - Maintenance training    
        • Launch and recovery system - Operation and maintenance training   
        • Launch and recovery system - Operation and maintenance training    

        Hagavik, Norway 

        • Steering Gear, type RV - Operation and Maintenance Training

        Niteroi, Brazil

        • Towcon RT AHT Winch - Operator Training 
        • Towcon RT, AHT Winch - Maintenance training

        On-board training

        • Rig anchor and mooring winch system - Operation Training    
        • Subsea crane - On board Familiarisation training  
        • Deck crane/cargo rail crane - Familiarisation training    
        • Offshore crane - Familiarisation training   
        • Steering gear, type SR/SV - Operation and maintenance training     
        • Steering Gear, type RV - Operation and Maintenance Training
        • Seismic - Observer (Operator training)    
        • Seismic hydraulic - Maintenance training    
        • Seismic hydraulic and electric -Maintenance training    
        • Launch and recovery system - Operation and maintenance training   
        • Launch and recovery system - Operation and maintenance training   
           

        If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, please contact us and we will do our best to find an alternative that suits your needs.

        Contact us 

        https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

        Dynamic Positioning

        Using the most advanced training simulators, we offer two certified training schemes for DPOs – The Nautical Institute DP Operator Scheme and the DNV-GL approved DPO Training Scheme.

        Details of NI scheme can be found here:
        NI DPO Scheme

        Details of DNV-GL scheme can be found here: 
        DNV-GL DPO Scheme

        We also deliver courses for maintenance of our SDP and K-POS Systems.

         

        If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

          Courses for operational bridge personnel

          Using the most advanced training simulators, we offer two certified training schemes for DPOs – The Nautical Institute DP Operator Scheme and the DNV GL approved DPO Training Scheme. Details of both schemes can be found in the list of courses below. We also deliver courses for the maintenance of our SDP and K-POS Systems.
           

          Courses for technical personnel

          Using the most advanced training simulators, we offer two certified training schemes for DPOs – The Nautical Institute DP Operator Scheme and the DNV GL approved DPO Training Scheme. Details of both schemes can be found in the list of courses below. We also deliver courses for the maintenance of our SDP and K-POS Systems.
           

          DNV-GL Certification Scheme

          Using the most advanced training simulators, we offer two certified training schemes for DPOs – The DNV GL approved DPO Training Scheme. Details can be found in the list of courses below. We also deliver courses for the maintenance of our SDP and K-POS Systems.
           

          Exam DNV GL

          Using the most advanced training simulators, we offer the DNV GL approved DPO Training Scheme. Details can be found in the list of exams below.

          Nautical Institute Certification Scheme

          Using the most advanced training simulators, we offer certified training scheme for DPOs – The Nautical Institute DP Operator Scheme. Details can be found in the list of courses below. We also deliver courses for the maintenance of our SDP and K-POS Systems.
           

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          Engines

          Our Engines training courses are for users who require training on the use and maintenance of the Bergen Gas and Diesel Engines.

          Bergen, Norway (Ålesund)

          • Bergen Diesel Engine - Maintenance Training
          • Bergen gas engine - Maintenance Training
          • Bergen diesel and gas engine - Basic level 1 training


          If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, please contact us and we will do our best to find an alternative that suits your needs.

          Contact us 

          https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

           

            Maritime Simulators

            These courses are aimed at instructors and maintenance personnel of KONGSBERG’s Maritime Training Simulators including K-Sim Navigation, Polaris, Offshore, Engine, Cargo and Dynamic Positioning. As a supplement to simulator operator training, we offer your instructors courses in instruction and assessment.

             

            If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

            Navigation and Shiphandling

            Aimed at users of KONGSBERG’s radar and navigation systems, these courses teach participants how to operate and maintain our K-Bridge and ECDIS systems.

            Our shiphandling courses are designed to enable all watch keeping officers to develop and increase their knowledge and understanding of ship behavior, and skills in ship handling – during both normal and challenging conditions.

             

            If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

            Non-Technical Training

            KONGSBERG deliver training that complement technical skills and contributes to safety and efficiency. We offer crew resource management training in full scale simulators and classroom lectures focusing on human element and leadership in accordance with IMO model course 1.22.

            Kogsberg Maritime offer training for maritime instructors and maritime simulator instructors and assessors. The training focus on efficient teaching, instructions and assessment in accordance with IMO model course 6.09 and 6.10.

             

            If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

            Offshore Loading

            Our offshore loading courses are focused on the handling of shuttle tankers in close proximity to a wide selection of loading systems and installations, as well as berthing and un-berthing at various discharge terminals and ports.

             

            If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

            Position Reference

            These courses teach the use and maintenance of KONGSBERG’s position and reference systems, including MRU, SpotTrack, DPS/GNSS, HIPAP, DARPS, RADius and HAIN.

             

            If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.

            Power Electric Systems

            Our Power Electric Systems courses teach the use and maintenance of the Power Electric Propulsion system and the Power Management system.

            Ålesund, Norway

            • Power Electric Propulsion System - Operation and Maintenance training
            • Power Management System - Operation and Maintenance training


            If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, please contact us and we will do our best to find an alternative that suits your needs.

            Contact us 

            https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

              Propulsion

              Our Propulsion training courses will give you a thorough introduction to the operation and maintenance of your specific propulsion product either it is Azimuth Thrusters, Tunnel thrusters, Waterjets, Controllable Pitch Propeller, Fixed Propeller or our Reduction Gear.

              The training will be a combination of theoretical lessons and hands-on training in our training workshops.   

              Ålesund, Norway

              • Reduction gear, type AGSC/AGHC - Maintenance training    
              • Azimuth thruster, type TCNS/TCNC - Maintenance training    
              • Azimuth thruster, type Azipull - Maintenance training    
              • Tunnel thruster, type TT - Maintenance training    

              Kristinehamn, Sweden

              • Controllable pitch propeller - Operation and maintenance training   
              • Controllable pitch propeller - Maintenance level B training      
              • Waterjet, Kamewa S-series - Maintenance level A training   
              • Waterjet, Kamewa S-series - Maintenance level B training     

              Kokkola, Finland

              • Waterjet mechanics, Kamewa A3-series - Maintenenace training   
              • Waterjet mechanics, Kamewa FF-series - Maintenenace training    

              Rauma, Finland

              • Azimuth thruster, type UL/US/UUC/UUS - Maintenance training   
                 

              If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, please contact us and we will do our best to find an alternative that suits your needs.

              Contact us 

              https://training.km.kongsberg.com/training-centres

                Subsea and Marine Robotics

                Aimed at the offshore survey industry, these subsea courses focus on the operation and maintenance of our subsea products including our underwater acoustic positioning systems, AUVs and hydrographic products. Training will be a combination of theoretical and practical exercises, taught by experienced instructors.

                 

                If you are unable to find a course or date that meets your needs, try a different location or contact us so that we can find an alternative solution.