Uptime Academy

We provide certified training

Certified operator training with 40 years of experience

Having trained and certified operators is key to ensuring safe walk to work operations during challenging conditions offshore. UPTIME Academy provides the skills and knowledge needed.

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Basic Course

Theory and simulator training


On-Site Training

Operation & maintenance on your Gangway together with a certified Gangway operator


Advanced Course

Theory and simulator training



Theoretical exam and practical exam in UPTIME’S full-scale simulator

Combination of classroom lessons and practical demonstrations

Gangway Operator Courses

Uptime Academy trains gangway operators to become certified operators.

The training consists of relevant theory for safe operation, basic gangway structure and preventive maintenance. Theory and simulator training are combined to give gangway operators a good understanding of how to perform a safe operation of the gangway. The main focus of this training is a safe operation of the gangway.
Our simulators gives an excellent opportunity to train on different emergency operation scenarios.

Uptime gangways are developed specifically for personnel transport with a high level of security. A safe and secure operation of Uptime gangways depends on qualified gangway operators.


Training at Uptime Academy in Norway is held in English spoken and written language.

Simulator setup consists of four classroom simulators for training and a full scale simulator for practical examinations. This is high tech simulators with excellent graphics and realism to train Walk to Work operations. The simulators are built to give a realistic feeling of how to handle a gangway in various difficulties such as weather, waves, surge and more. We also emphasize on training standard gangway procedures on simulators. We are able to simulate operation of both medium and large gangways, PMC gangways and AMC gangways.

Maintenance course

UPTIME ACADEMY offers a first-line maintenance course for technical personnel. This is a one-day training done on-site. The main focus of the course is how to perform correct preventive maintenance in order to have a safe logistics system with increased uptime. Training is performed by one of our specialists on logistics system maintenance. There is a thorough review of important issues to ensure that you know how to perform correct preventive maintenance on your logistics system. The training will be a combination of classroom lessons and practical demonstrations on your logistics system. It can easily be combined with annual inspections or other work done by Uptime International on your logistics system.

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