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Arriving in Ireland- COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Posted: July 23, 2020

NMCI Short Courses Avaiable to Book from August 31stWe look forward to recommencing training on the 31st of August.

Currently there are still travel restrictions in place and we are continuously monitoring for changes.

Arriving in Ireland from another country.

As of July 23rd 2020 please be advised that students arriving to Ireland from a non-green list location, will not be permitted to attend training at the NMCI without demonstrating that they have restricted their movements for 14 days in Ireland prior to attending the course.

By law, if you arrive in Ireland from any other country you will need to fill in a form called the Covid-19 Passenger Locator Form.
You will also be asked to restrict your movements for 14 days.

How long the travel restrictions will be in place.

We do not know how long the current travel restrictions will be in place. This will depend on the ongoing coronavirus situation. Please visit the website links below for further information.

http://www.gov.ie/en/publication/e885b2-covid-19-coronavirus-travel-advice/

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/travel.html

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OPITO Certificate Extension Policy

Posted: March 16, 2020

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The disruption caused by COVID-19 will prevent some OPITO delegates from completing their refresher training before their current cert’s expiry date.
To facilitate such circumstances OPITO have on their website the “OPITO Certificate Extension Policy”.
The associated forms are also available on the OPITO website or via links from the policy.
Take time to read the policy. Many of the enquiries our admin team have received are well covered within the “OPITO Certificate Extension Policy”.

We greatly appreciate the efforts of those working in the industry both Onshore and Offshore. Stay safe everyone.

 

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GTSS celebrates 10 years in business!

Posted: February 20, 2020

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Our history

GAC Training & Service Solutions Limited (GTSS) was launched in February 2010, aiming to provide cost saving and innovative training solutions for the LNG industry and other maritime sectors. GTSS combines GAC’s global reach, over sixty years of maritime expertise and powerful branding with the National Maritime College of Ireland’s (NMCI) skilled lecturers and instructors.

 

GAC’s business philosophy is about people, and long-term relationships with them. GAC value all people, whether they are a customer, a potential client, a partner, a supplier or one of their 9,000 employees in fifty countries around the globe.

 

Together, both companies recognise that optimally trained staff can crucially reduce physical, environmental and financial risks. GTSS offers a comprehensive range of courses and services, catering to the growing needs of the maritime industry. Visit https://www.nmci.ie/index.cfm/page/gtss to see a full list of courses.

GAC and Irish Flag flying outside the NMCI

 

A new era in bespoke training

2014 was the beginning of a new exciting era for GTSS when the company was awarded, what was then a four-year, training contract with an oil major. This was the single largest maritime training contract in the history of the Irish state and training continues to this day.

 

Our client made the decision to focus on the value added training of its ship’s officers to further increase efficiencies and most importantly safety throughout its fleet and met with several colleges

around the world for this purpose. At the end of the process the client choose GTSS as its preferred training partner due in part to the college’s modern physical facilities, favourable location and in part to the NMCI’s unique commercial experience, ethos and structures.

 

GAC played an important part in the decision process as they already had a long established global contract with the client for shipping services.

 

At the time of the signing of the contract Minister Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and

Innovation was quoted as saying;

 

“Here is an Irish organisation, winning deals with a major US company, increasing its export sales and ultimately creating jobs in Ireland. I wish both parties every success with this project”.

 

Customer focus

We recognise that our clients’ needs are not all the same and therefore our bespoke training reflects this. Our team have travelled to meet with clients from all industry areas, ranging from cruise

companies, and oil majors to superyachts management companies to discuss exactly what their training requirements are and where their preferred training locations are based.

 

Specialist training by experienced maritime professionals is fundamental to realising profitable efficiencies and minimising environmental and financial risks, both onshore and shipside. GTSS continues to provide innovative and cost saving training solutions to the maritime industry.

 

GTSS course developers and lecturers have unrivalled knowledge in military training, oil and gas, logistics, chartering, trading, ship operating, shipbroking and navigation. We have invested in building a focused team of highly qualified maritime and operational professionals to ensure the clients we collaborate with receive specialised training of the highest standards.

SRS course delegates and instructor in the simulator at the NMCI

Teekay GAS training at the NMCI

 

 

The future

It has been an exciting ten years for GTSS. We will continue to provide niche, high value and technologically advanced training courses, while empowering professionals, in the Maritime, Transport & Commodity Sectors for many years to come.

 

James O’Byrne, Managing Director of GTSS said,“10 years of GTSS in business is a proud moment for us. Not only does it signal 10 years of continuous success and loyalty, more importantly, it signals 10 years of providing vital training to the maritime industry. Thousands of seafarers have attended our courses and we have influenced their decisions and cultures onboard. We like to think that the industry is a safer place for our training. This is what makes us proud. We shall continue to grow and share our message across all sectors of our industry and make the world a safer and kinder place.”

GTSS Team with Balloons

For more information on GTSS courses please visit https://www.nmci.ie/index.cfm/page/gtss

For more information on GAC please visit https://www.gac.com/

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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 Maritime Careers Event and Open Day; Thursday 7th Nov 2019

Posted: October 29, 2019

Are you interested in a career at sea? If your answer is yes… then read on!

The annual Maritime Careers Event and Open Day will take place at the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on Thursday, 7th November 2019 from 10:00 to 15:00.

NMCI Annual Maritime Careers & Open Day 2019

 

Representatives from international shipping companies and maritime organisations will be available to provide information about careers in the maritime industry.

Throughout the day there will be:

  • Tours of the state of the art training facilities at the college.
  • An events’ hall to visit international maritime companies and organisations.
  • Presentations for schools and students on course opportunities at the NMCI.

 

For enquiries and group bookings please telephone:  021-4335607.

E-mail:  admissions@nmci.ie

National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Co Cork.

We look forward to seeing you on the 7th!

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