DriX Supervisor

The Official Training

Hundreds of lessons in rich content format to make you explore all there is to know about DriX.

Followed by 6 days of instructor-led hands-on training.

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How it works

  • Onboarding

    You sign up, we verify your project, credentials and, if applicable, the course pre-payment. You will need to sign an NDA. When the process is complete this course is assigned to you and you will be notified via email.

  • Theory

    You will start learning the theory of the course on this e-learning platform, on your own time, prior to beginning the practical training sessions.

  • Practice

    When a small group of participants is formed, a practical session is scheduled. The instructor and the participants will work together for 6 days of intensive hands-on training.

Theory

    1. Welcome message from the instructor

    2. How to use this e-learning platform

    3. Course objectives, learning outcomes, skills pre-requisites and evaluation criteria

    4. Plan of activities for the practice course

    5. Pre-course survey

    1. iX kind of magic

    2. Vessel characteristics

    3. General arrangement

    4. The internal compartments

    5. Video Tour of DriX

    6. Structural design and material - Video

    7. Overview of DriX operations

    8. Levels of control and Operators' Roles

    9. CortiX software - Overview

    10. Introduction to PLC

    11. The DriX Network

    12. Transport and communication protocols used in the DriX

    13. DriX Deployment System (DDS)

    14. Universal Deployment System (UDS)

    15. Test on DriX general presentation - Quiz 1

    1. Objectives and limitations of radio devices

    2. Radio Equipment Overview

    3. Radio systems within LoS

    4. Radio Systems for OTH

    5. VHF Radio systems

    6. GNSS for DriX and DDS

    7. Important services to set up before a mission

    8. Test on Comm.s - Quiz 2

    1. Cameras and OAS sensors - Overview

    2. Lidar & Radar

    3. OAS IR Camera

    4. All-around & Underwater Cameras

    5. Internal Cameras

    6. Cameras in action

    7. Cameras - Disposition and troubleshooting

    8. Test on Cameras and Lidar - Quiz 3

    1. Overview of internal sensors

    2. Internal compartment sensors

    3. Engine telemetry

    4. Keel positions sensors

    5. Voltage and Current sensors

    6. DDS sensors

    7. UDS sensors

    8. Test on internal sensors - Quiz 4

    1. Overview of Actuators

    2. Power Control

    3. Propulsion

    4. Steering and trim stabilisation

    5. Lights and sound signalling devices

    6. Safety equipment

    7. Firefighting system

    8. Moisture control and air circulation

    9. Keel-lifting system

    10. DDS actuators

    11. UDS Actuators

    12. Tips for using the SVP Winch

    13. Test on Actuators - Quiz 5

About this course

  • 213 lessons
  • 13 hours of video content

Practice

Practical sessions last 6 days

After completing the theory modules online, during 6 intensive days, instructor-led hands-on training will cover all practical aspects of:

Piloting at sea (manual piloting and auto-piloting + Exam)

During these days participants will also learn via hands-on training:
- DriX Deployment
- Commissioning
- Payload Integration
- Electric circuitry
- Software
- Maintenance
- The diesel engine
- Diagnosis

Practice sessions are either run on exail premises or, if a client has their own DriX, on client’s premises. If you already have an account please do sign in below.

Participants' Reviews

5 star rating

Very detailed and complete course

Renato Moraes

The course is very well built to teach you all the general and specific aspects of DriX. Totally worth it and I feel like I am prepared to do the practical p...

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The course is very well built to teach you all the general and specific aspects of DriX. Totally worth it and I feel like I am prepared to do the practical part of the course now.

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5 star rating

NOAA Gallagher

michael gallagher

The online training was very good prep for the in-person training. It is about the right length and level of detail. It ensures the student is ready for in...

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The online training was very good prep for the in-person training. It is about the right length and level of detail. It ensures the student is ready for in-person training, but it doesn't overload the student with too much detail, which is best focused on during the in-person training.

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5 star rating

OI Drix Supervisor Course

William Dann

Extremely well presented

Extremely well presented

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5 star rating

DriX eCourse

Simon Peter Macaulay

Course gave a very good combination of text, video and diagrams to cover all the key elements of the DriX system. The frequent quiz questions were useful in ...

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Course gave a very good combination of text, video and diagrams to cover all the key elements of the DriX system. The frequent quiz questions were useful in focusing the learner on the key areas.

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5 star rating

Excellent course

David Rennie

Comprehensive, well structured and clearly explained content.

Comprehensive, well structured and clearly explained content.

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5 star rating

DriX Supervisor online course

DMITRIJS STOLAROVS

Very good and useful online course! User friendly. Very easy to navigate.

Very good and useful online course! User friendly. Very easy to navigate.

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5 star rating

Drix Supervisor Class

Matt Mooney

The class was very informative and I look forward to the hands on portion of the class.

The class was very informative and I look forward to the hands on portion of the class.

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