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Pro 4 Basic Operator Course

Proof of Covid 19 Vaccination or negative Covid test result is required to attend VideoRay in-person classes.

The Pro 4 Basic Operator Course provides a thorough understanding of piloting and caring for a VideoRay Pro 4 ROV system.

  • Do you want to use your VideoRay to its maximum potential?
  • Do you want to operate your ROV and accessories with precision and dexterity
  • Do you want to learn how to operate in a variety of conditions and be prepared to face even more challenging ones?
  • Do you want to learn how to maintain your ROV and maximize its life-span?
  • Do you want to be as successful as possible on your ROV jobs?

Pro 4 Basic Operator Class Schedule

LocationClass DatesRegistration Cutoff DateRegistration Link
Key Largo, Florida September 13-14, 2022
Sonar Day: September 15, 2022
Register before: Aug 23, 2022Register Now
San Diego, California October 25-26, 2022
Sonar Day: October 27, 2022
Register before: Oct 4, 2022Register Now
Key Largo, Florida November 15-16, 2022
Sonar Day: November 17, 2022
Register before: Oct 25, 2022Register Now
San Diego, California December 6-7, 2022
Sonar Day: December 8, 2022
Register before: Nov 15, 2022Register Now

This class is followed by an optional day for advanced training, including sonar use and other advanced topics. Contact VideoRay if you are interested in attending the optional day of advanced instruction.

Course Description

This course starts with the basic information that a new user should be aware of as an ROV operator to keep them from hurting themselves and others, and prevent damage to the equipment or other property.

Additionally, piloting skills and tactics and project and equipemnt management requirements to complete routine underwater projects are included. Detailed topics include setup, checkout, operations, post mission breakdown, cleaning and periodic maintenance. Tips and techniques are offered to assist the student advance to higher levels of competency faster than if they use a self-learning approach.

Optionally, accessories such as sonar or USBL positioning systems are covered during additional days as part of this curricuium. Topics include theory of operation, setup, controls and settings, and basic use.

Course Objectives

  • Learn and demonstrate knowledge of the VideoRay ROV system
  • Learn and demonstrate setup and operation of the VideoRay system
  • Learn and demonstrate basic piloting skills with the VideoRay system

Intended Audience

This course is designed for Novice through intermediate users of the Pro 4.


None, however participation in the instructional videos of the Pro 4 operator curriculum in the VideoRay Training Library is highly recommended.

Course Length

  • Two (2) Days. Optional days may be added for sonar and/or USBL instruction (one day each).

Sonar and USBL positioning systems training can be attended as an additional day each - please select the desired option(s) when registering.

Course Fee

  • $1,995. (course fee only – includes two days of instruction and course materials, does not include accommodations, meals, or travel)

This course can be delivered on-site and customized to meet your specific requirements.

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