Guidance on the use of simulators

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Definition of a Simulator
  • Classes of Simulator
  • Use of Simulators in the Marine Contracting Industry
  • Differences Between eLearning and Simulation
  • Simulators in the Training Environment
  • Simulators in Competence Assessment
  • Definitions as they Pertain to This Document
  • Appendix 1 - ROV Simulators
  • Appendix 2 - Dive Control Simulators
  • Appendix 3 - DP Simulators
  • Appendix 4 - Offshore Crane Simulators

August 2011 – Rev. 1 – Appendices for dive control and dynamic positioning (DP) simulators added

June 2012 – Rev. 2 – An appendix for offshore crane simulators added

September 2013 – Rev. 3 – Diving scenarios have been added to the existing dive control appendix

March 2015 – Rev. 4 – Classes C and S removed from Table 1 and a new table – Table 3 – added outlining an ROV simulator training framework.  Subsequent tables renumbered. 

January 2020 – Rev. 4.1 – Updated inside cover only.