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NMCI Services,
National Maritime College of Ireland,
Co. Cork,

Telephone: 021-4335609
Fax: 021-4335696

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Port Safety & Security Awareness Course

Posted: February 2, 2016

Course Title:      Port Safety and Security Awareness Training


Course Duration:             1 Day


Course Aim:      

  • The purpose of this course is to provide awareness training in Health & Safety, as outlined in the Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Dock Work  published by the  Health and Safety Authority (HSA), for any person engaged in work activity in ports and docks facilities and
  • To provide awareness training in port security as required by the International Ship & Port Facility Security(ISPS) Code


Course Objectives:    

  • To promote a safety culture among the many diverse users of a port
  • To ensure that anyone directly involved in work activity in ports are aware of their responsibilities under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (No. 10 of 2005)
  • To ensure that all persons are aware of the hazardous nature of dock work
  • To ensure that all persons required to work on board ships are aware of the hazards to be encountered
  • To help in the assessment of risk arising in docks operations
  • To promote an understanding of the requirements of the ISPS Code

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Port Accident Statistics
  • Definitions
  • Legislation
  • Responsibilities
  • Managing Health and Safety in Ports
  • Hazards on Docks
  • Hazards on Board Ships
  • Port Security


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“Our people are our most valuable asset”


“Our people are our most valuable asset”

Steve Jobs once said that “The only way to do great work is to love what you do”. – that’s why we at NMCI Services take pride in getting leading industry experts to join our team. By handpicking our team we are confident that they love what they do, have the relevant qualifications and experience, and most importantly that they want to be a part of our growing company.


Our Story

Not only do our employees love what they do but they take pride in delivering top class maritime training courses to meet the needs of both our current and prospective clients. Meeting the specific needs of that customer base enables us to gain a deeper understanding of them. Understanding their needs and wants has enabled us to grow and develop, to create specific training courses and to offer bespoke dates.

While understanding our clients and providing a top quality service has been an integral part of our ethos, we have always recognized how safety is paramount. A key motto for all staff at NMCI Services is and always will be “safety first – safety always”.

Since the development of NMCI Services back in 2008, by management of the NMCI, we have expanded. By joining forces with GAC and SEFtec we have developed our range of course offerings and have become world leaders in maritime training.


Why us?

One element of our long term focus is develop a team of highly skilled and experienced instructors who will deliver our specialised maritime training courses at our $100 million dollar state of the art facilities. Not only have we state of the art facilities but we are a center of excellence with great connectivity. Located only 9 miles from Cork Airport and 1 mile from the Port of Cork, NMCI Services is located on a 10 acre site overlooking Cork harbor – a world class facility on Europe’s doorstep.

As we grow, our team is expanding; we want to have the best in industry on board. Not only are we a great company to work for, but we are continuously developing and meeting the needs of our customer base.



Follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn today to kick-start your career with us. Remember, “Our people are our most valuable asset” so let us be your first port of call for a career in the maritime sector.


What our Instructors have to say about us;

“I’ve been working with NMCI Services for a while now and I have to say that the staff are a great bunch of people to work with. I like how I get to interact with so many different people on a daily basis due to the vast amount of short courses we offer here”.


“I like being able to assist people to create a safer environment for them at sea” .


“I really like my position as an instructor within NMCI Services due to the fact that everyday, even though I walk through the same door and enter the same office, it brings me new adventures. I get to meet and be influenced by new people, new traditions and new experiences. The other main reason I love working here is the people and the staff”.

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Seafaring Safety Skills Course, March 2016

Posted: January 18, 2016

 Seafaring Safety Skills Course March 2016

SEFtec NMCI Offshore (SNO) , in conjunction with the Cork Education Training Board (CETB), will be running a 9 week Seafaring Safety skills course at the National Maritime College of Ireland which is funded by Cork Training Centre. The course will commence on March 21st and is suitable for those wishing to change careers paths, get back to work or to up skill. A maritime career is one where adventure and different daily experiences are a given. This course will give you the skill set needed to enter into a maritime career.

The Maritime sector is a growing industry which has been referred to by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. as being on “an unstoppable voyage of marine expansion”. The enormous potential of our incredible marine resource highlights the opportunity for work in the sector. Minister Simon Coveney, T.D.  has proclaimed that our marine resources will be a key driver in our economic recovering, providing social and cultural benefits as well as economic return for Ireland.

If you’re looking for something different then a maritime career may just be for you. This nine week course will include STCW Courses which is timely as these tickets will need to be refreshed before January 1st 2017. Other modules will include: Induction, General Ship Knowledge & Seamanship, Coastal Navigation, Food Safety and Hygiene, PST,PSSR,FF,EFA, Applications Software, Career Planning and job Seeking Skills, and Job Seeking. This free course could be the start of your journey into a maritime career. Please contact Garrett O’Rourke on : 086- 7777737 / for further details.

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Over 30 FOET dates schedueld for 2016

Posted: January 12, 2016


As Irelands only OPITO approved training provider we’re delighted to announce that we have over 30 scheduled Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) Courses scheduled for 2016.

A FOET is a refresher Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET) Course.

This 1-Day offshore course is designed to meet further emergency training requirements for oil and gas industry personnel. Delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the safety training course content. Delegates will be given further training to enhance and complement their existing knowledge of the hazards encountered when working on offshore installations and the course forms part of our ongoing emergency training programme.

Delegates successfully completing the course will have refreshed and updated their knowledge and skills in:

- Helicopter Underwater Escape Training

– Fire fighting and Self Rescue

– First Aid


Check out course dates below or click here for a full listing of 2016 dates.

FOET dates

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Video footage from RTÉ 2′s “Tested on Humans” program

Posted: January 4, 2016

Tested On Humans, RTÉ 2

We were delighted to be involved in the filming of the series Tested on Humans which was aired before Christmas on RTÉ 2. Claire and Keith took the Helicopter Escape Test on the episode which was aired on December 14th. Tested On Humans was a two-part series from ShinAwiL featuring two exciting test subjects radio host Keith Walsh (Breakfast Republic and The Gun Show) and model/slash daredevil Claire Tracey.

Click here to watch some of the footage taken during their visit to the NMCI.



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