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Our aim is to make the Oceans a safer place, by providing education to the people who work on them and by making offshore operations safer.

The Offshore Simulation Centre in Bibra Lake is a world class facility, which offers high quality training and assessment services to the Australian Oil and Gas sector, together with state of the art Digital Asset Simulation, that provides rapid testing and verification of operations, in a safe and repeatable environment.

Dynamic Positioning

Our facility offers the only Nautical Institute accredited courses in Australia:

  • DP Induction
  • DP Simulator
  • DP Revalidation

Offshore Cranes

Our Nationally recognised Offshore Crane Operator training utilises, industry leading technology to provide participants with an immersive learner focused experience.

Partnerships and Affiliations

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Solstad Offshore

Solstad Offshore is currently the leading provider of specialized offshore tonnage to the international oil and gas industry. With approximately 150 vessels with more than 3000 employees operating around the world, Solstad Offshores' strategy is to be a leading quality provider of large, modern offshore service vessels to the oil and gas industry worldwide.



Trainwest is a leading West Australian Registered Training Organisation delivering first class training through company and industry specific learning and development programs, along with a range of business and operations based traineeships and partnership with industry. Trainwest has been training nationally within Australia for over 10 years across the areas of training and assessment, leadership and management, business and work health and safety as well as the resource and industry sector.

Offshore Simulator Centre AS (Norway)

Offshore Simulator Centre (OSC) develops the technology, and software used in the simulators in our Centre. Using their position in the Maritime Cluster in Aalesund, Norway, OSC provides the world’s most advanced simulations to the offshore Oil and Gas industry


Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is a partner in OSC and works closely with them to deliver world-class simulation technology. We are fortunate enough to have access to this technology and to be able to offer it to Australian industry.


The Nautical Institute

The Nautical Institute (The NI) is a Non-Government Organisation representing seafarers’ and professional mariners’ views at the IMO. The NI is the accrediting body for our Dynamic Positioning facilities for The NI’s DPO Training Scheme.


Viking SeaTech

Viking SeaTech is an international market leader in the provision of mooring solutions for semi-submersible drilling rigs, floating accommodation units and other key assets that have a critical role in the offshore oil and gas industry. Viking SeaTech have kindly donated 2 tonnes of anchor handling and mooring equipment to us to use as training tools.


International Marine Simulator Forum

The IMSF is an organization for professionals involved in the advancement of maritime education, training and research through the use of simulation. The IMSF was established in 1978 and now consists of nearly 100 members from countries in all continents. Offshore Simulation is a Member of IMSF.



Veripos aims to be the market leader in precise navigation and positioning solutions, through the innovative application of technology, continuous product development and operational excellence. We are very pleased to have Veripos GNSS training equipment available for course participants in the centre.


Kongsberg Maritime

Kongsberg Maritime delivers products and systems for dynamic positioning, navigation and automation to merchant vessels and offshore installations. They also supply products and systems for seabed surveying, surveillance, training simulators, and for fishing vessels and fisheries research. Offshore Simulation have an agreement with Kongsberg Maritime for delivery of Kongsberg K-Pos DP Maintenance Training at our simulation centre.


Coastdesign Norway AS

Coastdesign Norway AS is the worldwide expert in delivery, production and support for Autoload for the offshore vessel market. With more than 20 years’ experience with Autoload, Coastdesign Norway offers a world class product and great support in helping us provide OSV Stability training in the Asian region.