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National Maritime College of Ireland,
Co. Cork,

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Want to get paid to travel the world?

Posted: February 11, 2016


The NMCI, in conjunction with Cork Education & Training Board, are delighted to announce that we have a new course offering – “Gateway to Cruise Line & Ferry Industry”. If you are looking for something different then a career within the cruise line industry may be just for you. Positions in demand can vary greatly from hospitality, to beauticians, hairdressers, receptionists, personal trainers, childcare workers, and security / administration personnel to EI Technicians.

A presentation outlining the course details will take place at the NMCI on April 20th at 10am. For further details on the new course offering please email


Cruise Line & Ferry Industry

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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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2016 Course Schedule

Posted: December 17, 2015



We’re delighted to announce that our 2016 Course Schedule is now available to view or download by clicking on the link above. If the course you’re enquiring about isn’t on the calendar then please contact us via: / +35321 4335609.

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