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Trainee Instructor/Technician with SEFtec NMCI Offshore (S.N.O)

Posted: August 28, 2019

Applications for this post are now closed. Apprenticeship Opportunity with SEFtec NMCI Offshore (S.N.O)

Job Description



Position:                     Trainee Instructor


Location:                    NMCI, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork


Reporting to:             Managing Director & Operations Manager


SEFtec NMCI Offshore are global leaders in the delivery of Maritime and Offshore training courses. Having invested in excess of 60 million euros ($100 million dollars) into state of the art training facilities we provide delegates with the most up to date training. As a dynamic company, which is growing year on year, we are now looking to expand our team and will be recruiting a Trainee Instructor/Technician to join the SNO team.


Candidate Profile:

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Completion of the leaving certificate or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with peers, other groups, clients, internal associates.
  • An interest in the Offshore /Maritime sector
  • Willingness to travel abroad
  • Water Confident / High Level of Fitness
  • Delegates will be required to undergo a medical if successful, as some aspects of the training is physically demanding.



Reporting to the Operations Manager & Managing Director the Trainee Instructor/Technician will undergo a 24-month intensive programme achieving recognised instructor qualifications and on the job experience. The duties will involve, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Ensure that safety standards for both staff and delegates are adhered to at all times;
  • Provide support for Commercial courses / courses to the Offshore Oil and Gas sectors/ Maritime sector;
  • Complete various Instructor Courses which will provide the foundation for an Instructor and meet the demands of the company going forward;
  • Comply with the procedures, staff notices, communications as issued by management & any other duties deemed relevant by management;
  • Work alongside the technicians and instructors at the Centre;
  • Achieve competency in Sea Survival Equipment Maintenance and safe operation of equipment;
  • Obtain the competencies required to teach or assess, as per the standards laid down in OPITO guidelines and other accrediting bodies;
  • Attend classes as deemed appropriate by management in both lecture and practical sessions, both at the Centre and other locations as required (e.g. offshore, at client’s premises);
  • Support the delivery of courses to the Maritime and Offshore Oil and Gas sectors;
  • Ensure that all courses are provided with the equipment and facilities as laid down in the course programme.




  • Ability to work in a dynamic multi discipline environment;
  • Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills;
  • Water Confident;
  • Full clean driving license.



  • Good IT skills.


  • Application Procedure:

    Applications for this post are now closed.

    Job Opportunity

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Apprentice Judge Teaches Sales Conference at the NMCI

Posted: November 16, 2011

Brian Purcell – judge on TV3’s The Apprentice will speak at a sales conference entitled “Let’s Get Munster Selling” on Wednesday November 30th at the National Maritime College of Ireland in Ringaskiddy.

The conference will provide a unique opportunity to hear recognised experts in the area of business development and customer loyalty who will share successful strategies for maximising sales performance in terms of planning, sales process, customer acquisition, using cloud effectively, customer loyalty & retention and social networking.

Other speakers who will share their experiences and give their professional advice throughout the day are Kieran Moynihan Entrepreneur in Residence at the Cork Institute of Technology, Nicola Byrne Entrepreneur and Founder of 11890 and Former International Rugby Hooker and Entrepreneur Shane Byrne who won 41 caps for Ireland.

All presenters are recognised experts in the areas of Customer Acquisition, Entrepreneurship, Customer Based Marketing, Sales Process Design, Professional Performance Analysis, Growing your Customers, and Building Winning Teams.

The Entrepreneur Skillnet has put together a team ranging from Entrepreneurs, Business & Sales Experts, International Sport and Business Education who are the best in their field. The day is broken into four sections: Conference, Workshops, Networking opportunities and Open Panel Discussion. Delegates have the opportunity of attending two of a choice of four lively interactive workshops including “Planning and Designing an Effective Sales Process” and “Build Lifelong Customers with World Class Customer Service”.

This premier networking event is aimed at the CEO, Sales Director, Sales Manager, Business Owner, Entrepreneur, and all who are looking for ways of growing their business in the present climate.

Attendees will also get the chance to have a tour of the NMCI which is Europe’s most advanced maritime college. The tour will consist of a storm at sea demonstration in the environmental pool and delegates will also get to cruise into Sydney Harbour in our 360° degree bridge simulator.

The conference costs €100 per delegate (early bird €80), to book log onto or call (01) 7006762.

Image credit: Neil Danton

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