Kongsberg K-Pos Maintenance

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Provide participants with knowledge of how to identify and exchange faulty units with spares from stock on board to bring the Kongsberg K-Pos system back into operation. Participants will also gain sufficient knowledge of the system documentation so that they can perform correct periodic maintenance and ease communication with Kongsberg Maritime service personnel when assistance is needed.

This course complies with the requirements of IMCA document M117 section 6.7, 6.8 and 6.9.

“They should hold formal, appropriate, current qualification to an approved STCW convention standard and should have attended a manufacturer’s/supplier’s training course on any integrated Dynamic Positioning (DP)/power management control system.”


The course is designed for marine engineers and ETO who are responsible for the on board maintenance of K-Pos dynamic position equipment.


This familiarisation course covers the following aspects of Kongsberg K-Pos dynamic positioning equipment:

  • Introduction to DP technology and principles
  • System arrangement and DP class requirements
  • Cable layout on own vessel
  • General information, sensors, position reference systems, thrusters, power
  • Main functions and practical use
  • Operator station, function, backup/restore, alarm system
  • Process station, function, system interface, network, practical exercise
  • Preventive and corrective maintenance

Training is delivered in partnership, using experienced instructors from Farstad Shipping Offshore Simulation Centre (FSOSC) and Kongsberg Maritime. The course provides operational understanding of all K-Pos system components to enable effective on board maintenance.

Career Opportunities/Pathways

This course may assist in the participant in familiarisation and understanding of working practices unique to the offshore industry.

Course Pre-requisites

Participants must have a general knowledge of electronics and computer-based control systems.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirements

This unit requires the ability to read and interpret typical product specifications, job sheets, procedures, and safety information as provided to operators. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms. The course is delivered in English.

Assessment & Competency Achievement

There is no formal assessment carried out at the completion of the course. 100% attendance and participation in the course is required. Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Training on completion of the course.

Course Duration

5 days

  • Day 1 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Day 2 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Day 3 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Day 4 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Day 5 8:30am to 3:00pm

Course Availability

To check for upcoming course dates, course availability and to enrol on this course, please go
to our Training Management Portal.

Number of Participants

Minimum 4 participants

Maximum 6 participants

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course participants are required to agree with the Term and Conditions of enrolment. These terms and conditions are available at www.farstadsimulation-tms.com or on request from Farstad Shipping Offshore Simulation Centre staff.