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Global Wind Organisation (GWO) courses

Posted: February 11, 2020

What do I need to know about GWO courses?

Wind power is a clean, domestic, sustainable energy source. A wind turbine creates reliable, cost-effective, pollution-free energy instead of traditional fossil fuels. Wind energy is currently the largest contributing resource of renewable energy in Ireland. It is both Ireland’s largest and cheapest renewable electricity resource.

SEFtec NMCI Offshore deliver Global Wind Organisation (GWO) approved safety courses. GWO certification is mandatory for anyone working in the wind and renewables sector both onshore and offshore.

GWO is a non-profit organisation established by globally leading wind turbine manufacturers and owners.

“Members collaborate and identify work activities where the creation of standardised training can enhance safety for technicians and deliver productivity benefits for their companies.” https://www.globalwindsafety.org/

What do I need to do before training at the NMCI?

Delegates must create a personal delegate profile in WINDA and provide their own WINDA ID prior to completing the training. WINDA helps employers verify the certification status of GWO certified training providers and the training status of delegates who have attended GWO certified training courses.

GWO course registration

What GWO courses can I complete with SEFtec NMCI Offshore?

 

Our GWO courses include Basic Safety Training Fire Awareness, Basic Safety Training First Aid, Basic Safety Training Manual Handling and Basic Safety Training Sea Survival and Transfer, in addition to the refresher training modules.

Basic Safety Training Fire Awareness is a four-hour course and costs €160 to complete.

Upon successful completion of this course delegates will have a knowledge of the development and spread of fire, knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the dangers related to this, be able to identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment, demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures. Delegates will be able to demonstrate correct actions on discovering a fire including correct operation and fire extinguishing by means of the firefighting equipment in a WTG.

GWO Basic Safety Training Fire Awareness

Basic Safety Training First Aid is a two-day course and costs €320 to complete.

The aim of this BST Module is to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ WTG environment, in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training.

GWO First Aid Training

Basic Safety Training Manual Handling is a four-hour course and costs €120 to complete.

The aim of this Module is to encourage positive Manual Handling behaviour and train delegate’s ability to perform Manual Handling tasks in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment.  Delegates will be able to demonstrate a problem solving approach to Manual Handling in a wind turbine environment and identify signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor Manual Handling techniques.

GWO Manual Handling

 

Basic Safety Training Sea Survival and Transfer is a one-day course and costs €395 to complete.

The aims of this BST Sea Survival course are, by theoretical and practical training to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.

GWO Sea Survival and Transfer

 

Delegates receive certificate upon successful completion of course. This certification is valid for 2 years. Delegates will then need to complete refresher training before the expiry date of each certificate. Refresher training takes less time and costs less to complete to it is important to keep certs safe.

GWO refresher training

Have any questions?

 

The NMCI is located in Ringaskiddy, Cork. There is an hourly bus from Cork Airport to the NMCI, via Carrigaline.

Our administration team are happy to provide you with a list of local accommodation should you require this while training at the NMCI.

There is 0% VAT charged on courses in Ireland.

If you have further questions email services@nmci.ie and we’ll be happy to assist. Alternatively call +353 21 4335609 to speak with an administrator.

 

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Offshore & Renewable Course Dates

Posted: January 17, 2020

SEFtec NMCI Offshore (SNO) Offshore & Renewable Course Dates 2020 are now available to download or book online.

If you’re preparing to work offshore in the oil & gas industry, or work in the renewable energy sector, then check out our OPITO & GWO approved courses here SEFtec NMCI Offshore Course Schedule 2020.

Whether you’re new to the industry or looking to update your training we have a comprehensive list of Offshore & Renewable Course Dates scheduled throughout 2020.

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Contact our admin team if you wish to arrange a bespoke date for your company or group, or book one of our many scheduled course dates. We’re happy to provide quotes and availability upon request.

New to Cork? The National Maritime College of Ireland is located just a 20 minute drive from Cork International Airport, now with a Bus Service operating every 30 minutes to the NMCI via Carrigaline. If you require accommodation we are happy to provide you with a list of recommended local hotels and guesthouses nearby. If you’re looking for things to do in Cork, our team are always happy to suggest local attractions or provide you with a list of recommended places to visit. Just ask your instructor or any of the NMCI Services admin team you meet during registration.

 

Offshore Course- BOSIET

Have some questions? Why not call us on +353 21 4335609 or email services@nmci.ie and we’ll be happy to help.

We look forward to welcoming you to the NMCI this year to complete your safety training.

OPITO approved Courses include Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET) with CA-EBS, Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing Systems (CA-EBS) and Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST).

GWO courses include, GWO Basic Safety Training Fire Awareness, GWO Basic Safety Training First Aid, GWO Basic Safety Training Manual Handling and GWO Basic Safety Training Sea Survival and Transfer.

 

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NMCI 2020 STCW Refresher Course Schedule

Posted: January 16, 2020

Do you need to complete your STCW Refresher Training this year? Our 2020 Refresher Course Schedule is available to download now.

Click the link to view all this year’s refresher dates STCW Refresher Schedule 2020

Alternatively visit https://www.nmci.ie/stcw-refresher-training to book your place today.

 

Have some questions? No problem, call our team on 021-4335609 or email services@nmci.ie

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“Seafarer Wellness – Are the signals being read?”

Posted: January 10, 2020

The Nautical Institute Ireland Branch & Irish Institute of Master Mariners, in association with the Department of Maritime Studies NMCI, are holding a seminar entitled “Seafarer Wellness – Are the signals being read?”

Location: NMCI
Date: March 26th 2020

Time: 0900hrs -1700hrs

For further information please email nautinst.ireland@gmail.com

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Season’s Greetings from all at NMCI Services!

Posted: December 19, 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers and friends a very Merry Christmas from all the team here at NMCI Services, SEFtec NMCI Offshore & GAC Training & Service Solutions.

We wish you and yours a successful, healthy and happy 2020.

The NMCI Services Office will close for the holidays on Dec 20th. We’re open again from January 2nd 2020.

We look forward to seeing you all in the New Year!

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