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  • NaviSuite Nardoa processing w/pipe & cable inspection blended learning
  • NaviSuite Nardoa processing w/pipe & cable inspection blended learning

Classroom training courses

Experienced and certified EIVA instructors will take you through the course curriculum and assist you on the road to improving your EIVA skills.  

For further information, please contact kevin.tomanka@oarsgroup.com

Venue & Price

The course will be conducted in English and held in OARS' offices in Houston: 

16225 Park Ten Pl #660
Houston, TX 77084, USA.

The price per day is $300. Please contact instructor Kevin Tomanka for further details and information of how to sign up. 

Entry requirement

Attendance at the NaviSuite blended learning training courses presupposes that participants have passed the relevant EIVA eLearning modules prior to the start of the course. 
Course overview: 

eLearning modules:
NaviEdit 8.5 Essentials
NaviModel 4.0 Essentials (Part 1)
NaviModel 4.0 Essentials (Part 2)
NaviModel 4.0 Patch Test Essentials
NaviModel 4.2 Nardoa Pipeline Inspection Advanced

Training days

Day 1: NaviEdit 
Day 2-3 NaviModel with pipeline/cable inspection

Learning objectives

The blended learning course is structured around a general curriculum to give the training course participants a broad understanding of the EIVA NaviSuite processing and reporting software solutions, and to make them confident in carrying out data processing in general as well as post-processing of pipeline and cable inspection data.

The training consists of case-based training sessions, in which an instructor will guide the participants through a series of hands-on training scenarios based primarily on the information acquired from the eLearning modules and combined with a short introduction to each main topic by the instructor.   

During the course, participants are guided through how to:

  • Install the relevant NaviSuite software packages
  • Conduct editing of multi-beam and single beam echo sounder data in a NaviEdit/NaviModel environment
  • Integration of pipe/cable tracker data
  • Kalman filtering of USBL data and integration of INS
  • Use the EC-3D automatic cleaning tool
  • Use the various DTM tools in NaviModel
  • Conduct volume and area calculations in NaviModel
  • Use video integration in NaviModel
  • Use the pipeline inspection tools in NaviModel
  • Use eventing in NaviModel
  • Export data from NaviModel using user-configurable as well as built-in tools

Target group

The course is aimed towards surveyors who have some experience with offshore survey work and basic knowledge of post-processing.

Entry level

A minimum score of 80% in all the required EIVA eLearning modules. The training course is conducted in English.

EIVA eLearning

Access to EIVA eLearning will be provided for 90 days free of charge to allow the participant to prepare for the course and to continue practicing the newly learned skills afterwards. Additional access in 12 months can be purchased at the reduced price of €95.


The duration of the classroom training is three days, from 9.00 – 16.00, including breaks. 


An EIVA NaviSuite training certificate is issued to each trainee upon completion of the course.

Access to NaviSuite

EIVA NaviSuite can be downloaded from our website for preparation purposes and can partially run in demo/simulation mode. Activation codes for full access and activation of the NaviPac 4.5 is provided for 30 days as part of the course.

Technical information

Please find our hardware and software recommendations here

Additional information

PCs are provided at OARS' training room as well as snacks and coffee. 
For anyone interested in participating in the course by remote, please reach out to Kevin Tomanka for more information.
For Covid19 restrictions, please check the local guidelines at the time of the course. 

For further information, please do not hesitate to reach out.

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