H905 – PCS Propulsion Control System Operator

The goal of this course is to train the participants to understand and maintain the propulsion control system with AC800M application.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the function of the electrical propulsion control system.
  • Troubleshoot and restore the propulsion control system in case there are control components failure.


General topics:

  • Propulsion system introduction
  • Control system architecture
  • Control place and selection
  • Principal control function and interlocking
  • Power limitation and protection
  • Dealing with faults
  • Control system components

Fault-tracing and troubleshooting:

  • Alarm and event handling
  • System monitoring
  • Backup/restore control system
  • Handling communication problem
  • Remote Diagnostic System (RDS)


  • Instructor-led course.
  • Interactive classroom discussions and associated lab exercises. 
  • Approximately 40% of the course is comprised of hands-on lab activities.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 2 days
Venue: Singapore

The participant should have fundamental knowledge of vessel operation. Completion of ACS6000/6080 and ACS800/880 marine drive course or similar knowledge is advisable.

Additional information: Minimum 4, maximum 6 participants
On-site training available on request
Student profile:

Marine engineers and electro-technical personnel at operational and management level

Download: Course description as a pdf
Certification: This course has been certified in accordance with "DNV Standard for Certification of Learning Programmes - 3.201"

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