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#CleanSeas Newsletter Competition

Posted: July 18, 2018

GAC Training & Service Solutions

Turn the tide against plastic.

Reduce Reuse.

There is no Planet B.

Say no to single use plastic.

These are all important statements, and statements that are being said more and more with each passing day. The fight to save our oceans against increasing plastic pollution is growing in importance. People have come to realise that yes, just one person’s actions can make a difference. According to the UN Environment each year eight million tonnes of plastic leaks into the ocean. By 2050 an estimated 99% of seabirds will have ingested plastic. Saying no to plastic straws, bringing reusable mugs to cafes, refilling your sports bottle as opposed to buying single use water bottles are all ways we can take action.

 

Visit http://cleanseas.org/take-action to get more ideas on what you can do and take the pledge for #CleanSeas. GAC has agreed to support the UN Environment #CleanSeas campaign through taking direct action to reduce single use plastics in the company. Read more here https://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/11494_Ocean-Summit-inspires-GAC-to-sign-up-to-Clean-Seas.html

 

Here at the NMCI we have just ordered our latest GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS) sports bottles and thermal cups for our team. Subscribe to our quarterly NMCI Services newsletter below and be in with a chance of winning an NMCI goodie bag, complete with the GTSS sports bottle and thermal cup! All new subscribers for July and August will be entered into the competition.

If you didn’t re-opt in to our newsletter following our GDPR email notification (we know, we were one of many emails received in May!) then please do subscribe again so you don’t miss out on our latest news and future competitions.

Sign up to #CleanSeas and make your pledge to reduce plastic pollution today.

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Be Water Aware… You Could Save A Life.

Posted: July 13, 2018

Water Safety Awareness Award at the NMCI

Outdoor leisure pursuits are becoming more and more popular each year in Ireland. From weekend ramblers exploring our beautiful coastline, to clubs relishing in their chosen water sport on rivers and the sea, Ireland has much to offer. There’s something for everyone, young and old when it comes to the outdoors which is why now, more than ever, we need to place an emphasis on water safety.

 

Canadian CanoeSadly, an average of 133 people drown each year in Ireland (visit IWS http://www.iws.ie/about/what-we-do-a-profile-of-iws.1055.html to read more). Irish Water Safety aim to reduce these fatalities by increasing water safety awareness and by changing attitudes and behaviours so that our aquatic environments can be enjoyed with confidence and safety.

SEFtec NMCI Offshore are now conducting the Water Safety Awareness Award for clubs, groups and individuals interested in learning how to stay safe near water.

At just three hours long these courses are ideal for anyone who works near water or enjoys hobbies involving aquatic environments.

Ray Johnston, Operations Manager says “We live on an Island in the North Atlantic, we have an abundance of lakes, rivers and 3,171 kilometres of coastline. The hazards associated with waters on this Atlantic Isle are at times not fully understood until too late. We know well the consequences of not being water aware, “Do not become a case study”. Be water aware.”

Know what to do and how to stay safe… you could save a life.

Book your place on an upcoming course here https://www.nmci.ie/specialised_courses/courseId/48700316/

There are no prerequisites for entry to the course. The Award Certificate is valid for two years.

Bespoke dates are also available and courses can be conducted here at the NMCI or at a location that suits your group, team or club.

Call us today to learn more on 021 4335609 or email services@nmci.ie

Water safety starts in the home but stays with us at work and at play. Don’t become a statistic.

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Rás Tailteann- 8 day Cycle around Ireland

Posted: May 25, 2018

The Rás Tailteann is an annual, eight-day, stage race around Ireland covering over 1,100kms. The race is Ireland’s number one cycling event with participants, both professional and amateurs,  from all around the world.

SEFtec NMCI Offshore (SNO) have sponsored the “Gerry McVeigh Cars Doormotion” team, pictured here at the beginning of the week. Also pictured is SNO’s Ruth Murphy with Ciaran Murphy, taken after Stage 5, Glengarriff to Mitchelstown yesterday.

 

Today the team travels 155kms from Mitchelstown to Carlow for Stage 6. The race finishes on Sunday in Skerries, Co Dublin.

Best of luck to all the team!

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SEFtec NMCI Offshore are hiring a Maritime/Offshore Survival & Fire Instructor

Posted: May 14, 2018

We are Hiring

Job Description                                                                                    

Position: Maritime/Offshore Survival and Fire Instructor

Location: NMCI, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork                                                    

Role: Course Instructor (Practical & Classroom)

Reporting to: Operations Manager- SEFtec NMCI Offshore

Description of the Position

Reporting to the Operations Manager with responsibility for instructing on courses for the Offshore and Maritime sector.

Principal Tasks.

  • Delivering STCW and offshore training to the Offshore and Maritime sectors.
  • To be suitably qualified in the disciplines required to teach or assess, as per the standards laid down by various accrediting bodies.
  • To undertake instructional duties on assigned classes as deemed appropriate by management in both lecture and practical sessions, both at the NMCI and other locations as the management may from time to time reasonably require (e.g. offshore, at clients premises).
  • To ensure existing courses are reviewed & updated as necessary, and assist in the development of new courses to meet client’s needs.
  • To ensure that safety standards for both staff and delegates are adhered to at all times.
  • Maintaining appropriate records and making available information as required by management.
  • Participating in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality assurance.
  • To liaise with support staff responsible for the delivery of training courses or exercises.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure consistent standards of training are maintained
  • To comply with the procedures, staff notices and any other communications as issued by management.
  • To attend staff development training courses, in-house and external, as determined by line management.


Requirements

Essential:

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years instructional / operational experience in the offshore, maritime, Fire Service, or related sector.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience / knowledge / qualifications in training & education.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic multidiscipline environment.
  • Water confident.
  • Proven track record of ability to contribute to a team effort.
  • Dive Qualification.

 

Desirable:

  • STCW short course delivery experience.
  • Relevant qualifications and experience in first aid.
  • Manual Handling Instructor Qualification.
  • Working at Heights Qualification.
  • Powerboat Instructor Qualification.
  • Fire Fighting background.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Verifier / Assessor qualifications.

 

Salary: DOE

Submit CV and Cover Letter to offshorecourses@nmci.ie

 

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SEFtec NMCI Offshore complete new OPITO in-water CA-EBS training exercises.

Posted: March 30, 2018

We are very pleased to have successfully completed the new in-water CA-EBS training, meeting the OPITO requirements for the BOSIET/HUET/FOET, as implemented on March 26th. Here’s some pictures taken from yesterday’s FOET, with Joe instructing. Well done to all the delegates!

Don’t forget we now offer the BOSIET with CA-EBS Digital Delivery at the NMCI. Complete the theory online in advance and then complete 1 days practical training at the NMCI. Book your place on our next course on April 16th! https://www.nmci.ie/offshore_courses/courseId/48700308/

BOSIET with CA-EBS Digital Delivery

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