Advanced Diploma in Offshore Support Industry

June 27, 2021

The aim of this diploma in Offshore Support Industry is to provide candidates with a thorough knowledge on the legal, economic, operational and commercial aspects of the shipping industry followed by a comprehensive and practical insight to the specialist subject of Offshore Support Industry.

Aim of the Diploma:

The aim of this diploma in Offshore Support Industry is to provide candidates with a thorough knowledge on the legal, economic, operational and commercial aspects of the shipping industry followed by a comprehensive and practical insight to the specialist subject of Offshore Support Industry. The course covers the management of offshore support vessels operations, running cost, manning, and adherence to different safety, regulatory and fiscal regimes, insurance cover & contract terms.

Structure of the Diploma:

The Advanced Diploma in Offshore Support Industry comprises five (05) modules. The first four modules are the four compulsory Group 1 subjects of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K. as follows:

  • Introduction to Shipping
  • Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade
  • Legal Principles in Shipping Business
  • Shipping Business

The fifth module of the Advanced Diploma is “Offshore Support Industry”, the Group 2 specialist subject of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K. covering the following key topics

  • The vessels in offshore industry
  • The oil and gas business
  • World regional markets
  • Chartering markets
  • Scope of work
  • Offshore construction
  • Contracts and commercial aspects
  • HSE and security
  • Offshore support vessels management
  • The drive for change
  • Twenty things to remember in OSI

Diploma outcome:

  • A clear understanding of the wider offshore industry and the role of the support vessels.
  • A knowledge of the specific issues which are essential due to the nature of the offshore vessel’s work role and the environment in which they work.

Benefits:

This Diploma in Offshore Support Industry is ideal for those entrants to the oil and gas business who are concerned with the commercial and operational aspects of the offshore support vessels and their management.

Course Details

Duration: The diploma course duration is six hundred (600) hours comprising four hundred and fifty (450) hours of classroom / online teaching and one hundred and fifty (150) hours of assignments, case studies and presentation spread over thirty (30) weeks The classes will be conducted from Sunday to Thursday every week from 0800 hours to 1100 hours.

Assessment: Written assessments comprising subjective questions as well as quizzes with 60% passing marks.

Attendance: 90% attendance is required

Entry Requirements: Preferred entry requirement is a bachelor degree in any discipline. Minimum entry requirement is a Diploma in a relevant discipline accompanied with minimum of 2 years of experience.

Advanced Diploma Award: On successful completion of the Diploma Course comprising five (05) modules, an Advanced Diploma in Offshore Support Industry will be issued by Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy recognised by National Qualification Authority (NQA) U.A.E. certifying that the holder of the certificate has completed thirty credits (1350 hours) of structured learning in Offshore Support Industry. The Diploma certificate will also provide details of the topics that are covered.

ICS accredited & NQC endorsed: Awaiting registration from NQA & ACTVET.