Oceaneering Millennium Plus ROV being deployed

Offshore ROV Pilot Technician Professional Certificate

Learn the basic skills and competencies required to gain entry-level employment in the offshore marine industry as a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Pilot Technician.

  • Global opportunities for employment in an extremely fast growing industry
  • Immediate industry interviews on site upon successful completion
  • Starting salaries range from $40,000–$50,000 with excellent benefit packages
  • Intensive 9-week training program with applied training in electronics, hydraulics, safety, and mechanical/ROV systems
  • Industry-aligned curriculum following International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) guidelines included in IMCA R 002 and IMCA R 004 standards
  • Training competencies can be applied toward credit at NMC for completion of Marine Technology degrees
  • Highly-trained instructors with experience in industry

Learn more about the ROV industry:

Video from Oceaneering International, Inc.

Program News


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Industry interviews on site during the program

Admission Requirements


Contact Hans VanSumeren, director of the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute, at hvansumeren@nmc.edu or (231) 995-1793.

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