Offshore familiarization course

To enhance knowledge for seafarers which would like to join offshore fleet.  May be also useful to offshore workers during changing their specialization.

Courses Duration Participants Language
4 days 6 prs Eng / Ukr
4 days 6 prs English
4 days 6 prs Eng / Id
4 days 6 prs English
4 days 6 prs English
4 days 6 prs English
4 days 6 prs English

Target Audience

Ship’s Masters, Officers and crew.

Course Prerequisites


Course Content

Theoretical lessons and practical exercises in Full Mission Class A Offshore Vessel simulator.

  • Offshore vessels types and designations
  • Basic Offshore operations
  • Supply Cargo Operations (type of cargo, its transportation, loading/offloading)
  • Basic knowledge of  offshore towing operations
  • Main aspects and practice in harbor operations
  • Induction and practice on ASD vessels, including harbor tug
  • Ship handling with different propulsion/Thrusters
  • Basic knowledge of Anchor Handling, including exercises on simulator
  • Basic safety and health requirements


Participants should demonstrate ability to understand and perform basic offshore operations:

  • Ship handling
  • ASD Maneuvering
  • Support/Supply operations
  • Basic Anchor Handling operations

Admission Requirements

Participants must have competence as watch-keeping deck or engine officer.

Course reviews

Worth attending
I would like to recommend this course to seafarers who want to deepen their knowledge and enhance career. High-experienced instructor provides information plainly and ready to answer all the questions. Review by: John
Exceded expectations
My colleague told me about this training center therefore I chose Lerus Training Center. Beforehand, I would like to note that I stayed fully satisfied after the training completion. During this trainig I improved my knowledge regarding oil-and-gas industry and strengthen my decision to transit to the offshore. Instructor was a real master of his craft, a really well-experienced seafarer, and told me amazing amount of essential information. Thank you Lerus team for the opportunity to pass such a great training. Review by: Richard
Interesting course
This course gave me huge amount of interesting knowledge. I got acquinted with offshore fleet sphere and it seemed extremely interesting and perspective to me. I definettely plan to deepen my knowledge in this sphere. Review by: Philipp
Extremmely interesting course
I learned so much from this course. It was really interesting and informative. I plan to deepen my knowledge and improve my career. Thank you for this course. I believe it was a great investment into my future. Review by: Lukasz
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