The ROV Pilot Technician education provides professional development for professionals who want to work on (ROV) within maritime industry and achieve professional skills required for a successful career as a commercial ROV Pilot.

The Rov Pilot course complies the IMCA guide lines.

The course is developed for groups of three people for twelve days of intensive training followed by a one day for the final audit and test.

Courses schedule and agenda

Our next ROV Training program will be available on from the 25th February – 11th March, 2019

8:00 –12:00 pm ( morning Session)

12:00 – 13:00 pm (lunch)

13:00 – 15:00 pm (afternoon session)

15:00 – 19:00 pm (Additional optional pilot hours)


Our ROV Courses abide by the following guide lines:

  • IMCA C 005 rev.3 – Competence Assurance & Assessment.
  • IMCA R 04 ROV Pilot Technician Grade II.

Course content points:

R/R04/000/01/01 Safety Awareness

  • Basic understanding of regulations
Ability to locate all relevant health, safety and quality procedures at the worksite
  • Participated in an offshore safety induction
  • Has read and demonstrated an understanding of company safety management system
  • Ability to follow safety instructions and use appropriate safety equipment for deck and worksite operations
  • Ability to identify different areas in the workplace and the hazards associated with each

R/R04/000/01/02  Teamwork and Co-operation

  • Establishment and maintenance of good working relationships
  • Ability to recognise personal limitations and request assistance from others when necessary without undue disruption and willing to offer assistance when needed
  • Use of clear, concise and correct verbal communications with supervisor

R/R04/000/01/03 Emergency Procedures

  • Read and demonstrated an understanding of company emergency procedure documents and where to find them.
  • Ability to raise alarm and to alert others.
  • Ability to describe own role in emergency situations and that of colleagues .

R/R04/000/01/04 Piloting Skills

  • Demonstrates ability to navigate an ROV to the work site, demonstrating spatial awareness of umbilical positions, turns and loads on at least three different occasions.
  • Is able to describe the function of standard ROV controls to demonstrate their use in navigating the ROV.

R/R04/000/01/05  ROV Systems

  • Understands power up / power down safety sequence
  • Assistance with the completion of pre-dive checks of an ROV
  • Assistance with the launch of an ROV in normal environmental conditions
  • Assistance with completion of post-dive checks of an ROV

R/R04/000/01/06  Preventative Maintenance

  • Ability to describe why and when planned maintenance is needed
  • Assistance in preparing work area
  • Ability to determine what system isolations are required at the work area
  • Ability to determine relevant tools for work to be undertaken, under supervision

R/R04/000/01/07 Safe Operating Techniques

  • Ability to describe correct / safe operation of launching system
  • Ability to describe roles of ROV team members during launch and recovery operations
  • Ability of describe environmental effect of and limitations to launch and recovery operations


R/R04/000/01/08  Navigational Ability

  • Ability to utilise navigational aids in order to direct and assist in piloting ROV
  • Ability to describe how sonar is used in navigation
  • Ability to describe how acoustic positioning systems are used in ROV systems
  • Ability to change range/scale to suit operation taking place


R/R04/000/01/09 Administration

  • Records ROV dive information onto dive logs
  • Records video information onto video tape in the required format
  • Audio dubs video material in real time utilising correct terminology and specified procedures


R/R04/000/01/10 Technical Ability

  • Ability to identify all components on a typical hydraulic system and describe their function
  • Ability to identify all components on a typical ROV electrical system and describe their functions
  • Ability to identify the correct component for change out
  • Ability to assemble tools needed in change out, including personal protective equipment