The Institute operates the certification scheme for DP Operators, which involves not only the approval of the training centres but also the verification of evidence and the issuing of certificates. This DP Scheme enjoys reciprocal recognition with that of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate.
For further information about DP certification please visit the NI Alexis Platform at: http://www.nialexisplatform.org
To keep under review and advise the Executive Board on proposals and topics related to education, qualifications and professional development for the maritime profession, including accreditation standards. The Committee will particularly ensure recommendations are correlated with seagoing requirements and experience, and that effective professional techniques are proposed to meet new developments internationally. The committee will normally meet twice per year.