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New Access to Offshore course dates announced!

Posted: March 16, 2018

Looking for a new career? How about working offshore?

If this interests you then why not come along to our public presentation on April 11th at the NMCI at 11am sharp! You’ll hear more about the course and how 5 days training could lead to a whole new career offshore.

This course is funded by the CETB and is open to over 18’s only.

Click on the image to see further information.

Looking forward to see you there on the 11th April!

Access to Offshore

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Combine BOSIET

Posted: March 18, 2016

 

COMBINED BOSIET

 

April 18th 2016  

 

National Maritime College of Ireland

 

This OPITO approved course is designed to introduce delegates to Specific safety issues and regimes relevant to offshore installations. Delegates also become equip with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from offshore installations by helicopter, with the use of EBS and CA-EBS emergency equipment.  

 

The course is a mix of theoretical and practical sessions, during which delegates are required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training programme content.
By the end of this training programme, delegates:

  • Have knowledge of the offshore industry including:Understand the processes involved in helicopter travel & be competent in their ability to escape from a ditched or ditching helicopter in an emergency situation.

Offshore hazards & Control Measures

Offshore Safety Management

How Offshore Safety is Regulated

Living & Working in the Offshore Environment

 

  • Have knowledge of what to do in an evacuation situation: How to respond to alarms, the systems used to achieve successful evacuation and the actions to take in the event of a water entry situation.

 

  • Understand what is meant by emergency First Aid and how to assist in a First Aid situation prior to arrival of the medic.

 

  • Are competent in the use of portable fire extinguishers for basic firefighting and confident in self-rescue techniques used to successfully escape from smoke filled environments.

 

  Successful delegates are awarded two OPITO approved certificates issued upon successful course completion.
The OPITO Combined BOSIET is valid for a 4 year period.

 

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Behind the scenes #BOSIET Course

Posted: February 19, 2015

 

Adventure Time

Today we bring you on a behind the scenes tour of a BOSIET course which was being ran by two of our Instructors- Cillian & Elizabeth today. Check out the pictures below to see the delegates and instructors in the Environmental Pool.

 

What is a BOSIET Course?

This 3 Day offshore course is designed to provide delegates with a basic knowledge of safety and emergency response procedures for working in offshore environments. Delegates gain a basic level of understanding and awareness of the hazards encountered when working on offshore installations, and of the safety regime and safety management systems in place to control and mitigate those hazards. The course is a mix of theoretical and practical sessions, during which delegates are required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training programme content.

The course covers the following elements:

Safety Induction

– Helicopter Safety and Escape

– Sea Survival

– Fire fighting

– First Aid

 

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‘Cork Mega Port’ features BOSIET training at the NMCI

Posted: May 6, 2014

IMG_2227The NMCI featured in episode two of ‘Cork Mega Port’ on Monday May 5th. The episode showed the SEFtec NMCI Offshore (SNO) team delivering a BOSIET course for delegates preparing to work offshore. Underwater cameras were used to give an exciting insight of the helicopter safety and escape training in action in the sea survival pool. Four hour-long episodes have been produced by Goldhawk Media who spent over four months filming at the Port of Cork.

The crew behind the documentary followed all port employees including management, crane drivers, tug operators, pilots, launch crew and maintenance and engineering staff. Informative, engaging and often humorous this documentary focuses not just on the port’s operations but also on the people who make it all possible. Monday’s episode can been seen on TV3 player at http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/608/0/0/Cork-Mega-Port

‘Cork Mega Port’ airs on TV3, Monday’s at 9pm.

 

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Contract to Assess Oil Potential

Posted: May 13, 2013

From The Irish Examiner – By Geoff Percival

The Government is set to announce details of a major research contract to assess Ireland’s true oil and gas potential in the coming weeks, with industry rumours suggesting Italian giant Eni could be signed up as project partner.

The project will focus on a seismic survey off the west coast, to judge the oil and gas reserve potential of the under-explored Atlantic Margin area.

While the provision of “relevant depth of seismic data”, formed part of the recommendations from last week’s Providence Resources/PwC study into the potential of the Irish offshore sector, this seismic tender has been in the Government’s plans for nearly a year.

There has been speculation that Eni could be signing up to invest around €70m in carrying out the study, but the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has been tight- lipped over the details.

A department spokesperson said that the procurement process has concluded and project planning is at an “advanced stage”. “It is anticipated that an announcement will be made shortly,” they added.

Minister of State at the Department, Fergus O’Dowd, first announced the intention to tender for a seismic data specialist to undertake the detailed survey last year, when addressing the Atlantic Ireland Conference in Dublin.

Speaking then, he said that such a survey would be “a huge step forward” and would go a long way to revealing the true potential of Ireland’s frontier basins.

The real genesis of the programme was the Government’s 2011 Atlantic Margin Licensing Round, which attracted a positive response from industry but still resulted in large areas on offer receiving no applications, despite being located in basins containing proven petroleum systems.

A lack of available seismic data was viewed as a significant contributing factor that needed to be addressed, according to Government. The small number of exploration wells drilled in Irish waters, over the past decade, has been blamed on low levels of available intelligence, with poor seismic data coverage previously described by Government as “the biggest impediment to exploration”.

Last week’s PwC study into the potential of Ireland’s offshore exploration industry suggested that thousands of jobs could be created per year and the Exchequer could significantly increase its annual corporate tax take if certain existing barriers to entry, for overseas players, are removed.

“The oil and gas industry has the potential to transform local and national economies, but a critical mass of activity is needed before a substantial indigenous supply base can develop,” it said.

Extract From http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/contract-to-assess-oil-potential-231055.html

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