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ROV Pilot Technician Training

Pilot the seas – become an ROV Pilot Technician.

Are you looking for an exciting new career that offers job satisfaction, high earnings and the chance to travel the world?  Do you have a technical skill or background?  You could be what the ROV industry is looking for.

Work Class ROV at The Underwater Centre

Demand for well-trained ROV operatives

Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are unmanned robotic submersibles controlled from the surface by skilled pilots.  ROVs are used around the globe for a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, renewable energy and science.  As the use of ROVs for subsea work increases, so does the demand for well-trained ROV operatives.

Our new ROV Pilot Technician Course has been created to help meet the demand for competent personnel within the ROV industry, and goes beyond the guidelines set out by the International Marine Contractors Association to prepare you for working as an ROV pilot technician.

Experienced ROV pilot technician instructors: 

Our instructors are all experienced ROV pilot techs who know exactly what experience and knowledge you need for a successful start in your new career.

First-hand experience of ROV operations and equipment

As well as training you in the key competencies required to repair and maintain an ROV we also provide an unrivalled subsea environment, giving you real experience of piloting SAAB Seaeye Falcon ROVs in the same location as working commercial divers.

So if you’re interested in developing skills and knowledge in areas such as ROV hydraulics, three-phase electricity, search and recovery or sonar mapping, and applying them to a career as an ROV pilot technician then look no further: The Underwater Centre has the key components to give you the best possible start to an exciting new career. 

*Download the IMCA guidelines on personnel for ROV employers here.