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Level 5 Update for Customers – Certified Safety Training

Posted: October 21, 2020
NMCI is Open
In line with current NPHET advice, in respect of Level 5, Higher Educational Institutes will continue to remain open and are deemed essential.
NMCI Services and SEFtec NMCI Offshore will continue to provide essential certified safety training  (that cannot be done remotely) to support the essential services provided by Seafarers, Oil & Gas Personnel and Emergency Services. Delegates are entitled to travel from within Ireland to attend a course.
We are adhering to strict Covid-19 safety procedures. Please watch our safety video below;
Hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs may remain open, but only to support provision of essential services. If delegates require accommodation throughout the duration of their training please contact the Carrigaline Court Hotel (T: + 353 21 4852100) which, at this time, remains open to support keyworkers for the duration of Level 5.
To book your course please visit https://www.nmci.ie/commercial
Please email services@nmci.ie for any course queries you may have.

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NMCIS Newsletter Subscriber Competition

Posted: March 25, 2019

Ready for a new photo competition?

We really enjoy getting emails and messages from past students & delegates who have trained at the NMCI. Our latest competition is inspired by you all, and is themed “Where Are You Now?”

Open to all NMCIS Newsletter Subscribers, email a photo of you working on board your vessel, rig, yacht or wherever else your career has taken you.

Send us your photo and we’ll share our favorites on our social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn).

Here comes the rules…(yeah yeah we know zzzzzzzzzzz)

  • Entrants must ensure that photographs including people other than the entrant have been taken with the permission of the subject(s) (where identifiable) and the subject(s) are aware that the photograph may be used online in connection with and for the promotional purposes of NMCI Services.
  • All photos must not contain material that violates or infringes on another’s rights, including publicity and intellectual property rights.
  • Minor digital manipulation (i.e. cropping) is allowed. However, excessively manipulated photos will be disqualified.
  • Photograph must include the entrant. The photograph can be a selfie, or taken by another person.
  • Winner will be contacted by email.
  • Entrants must be a NMCI Services Newsletter Subscriber and have trained at the NMCI.
  • Email your photo to services@nmci.ie
  • Judges decision is final.

 

Winner receives an NMCI Services Goodie Bag, packed with great surprises!

Competition closes April 30th 2019.

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Simulation Instructor Required

Posted: August 13, 2018

We are expanding!

 

Position:                     Simulation Instructor, Full time.

Reporting to:            General Manager, GAC Training & Service Solutions.

Location:                    NMCI, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork

 

GAC Training & Service Solutions Ltd. (GTSS)

GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasising world-class performance, a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals. Established since 1956, GAC employs over 9,000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.

GAC Training & Service Solutions Limited (GTSS) was launched on 11 February 2010, aiming to provide cost saving and innovative training solutions for the shipping industry. This unique partnership between GAC and The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) focuses on delivering a complete portfolio of training courses for both seafarers and shore-based shipping and commodity operations personnel. GTSS combines GAC’s global reach, over sixty years of maritime expertise and powerful branding with the NMCI’s superb facilities and a dedicated faculty.

National Maritime College of Ireland

Opened in October 2004, the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI, the College) is a purpose built constituent college of the Cork Institute of Technology, established in a partnership with the Irish Naval Service (INS) and Focus Education Ltd. Located on a ten acre site in Ringaskiddy with direct access to the harbour, the college houses state of the art facilities and equipment including two full mission simulators, jetty, fire fighting and survival training facilities, library, IT and other laboratories. The NMCI caters for the education and training needs of the merchant navy and the non-military training requirements of the Naval Service and provides a broad range of training services for the maritime industry.

Description of the Position

The Simulation Instructor will be a member of the GTSS staff and will carry the responsibility for ensuring that Commercial Simulation is run in a cost effective, efficient and commercially successful manner utilising existing and future resources.

Principal Tasks

  • Planning and publishing of commercial simulation course schedule.
  • Instruct courses such as STS, RAS, ECDIS and Pilot Training in the NMCI’s bridge simulators and provide necessary delegate feedback to clients afterwards.
  • Creation and maintenance of procedures for commercial simulation in line with international best practice and norms.
  • Oversee submission of, and ensure currency of, course proposals to relevant authorities.
  • Develop and review, in participation with simulation team members as appropriate, commercial simulation courses in line with international best practice and norms.
  • Contact prospective clients and discuss course requirements.
  • Meet and negotiate with prospective clients for commercial simulation in consultation with management.
  • Cost, prepare, and submit tenders to prospective clients in consultation with management.
  • Identify, and allocate attendance at, suitable conferences and/or seminars
  • Prepare an annual review and plan of commercial simulation activities.
  • Manage and review requirements for area databases and hydrodynamic models for commercial simulation.
  • Identify, when necessary, expenditure on simulation facilities to enhance commercial course delivery.
  • Liaise with Kongsberg for solutions to simulator development.
  • Investigate possibilities for developing in house resources and capabilities for commercial simulation.
  • Adhere to strict data protection and confidentiality laws.

Requirements

Essential:

Seagoing background (Merchant) with prior command experience essential.

Relevant qualifications for above

Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills.

Desirable:

Teaching / instruction experience in the maritime simulation sector.

Above average IT skills.

A full clean driving license.

Reporting Structure

Reporting directly to the General Manager of GAC Training & Service Solutions.

References Required

Salary D.O.E.

Email CV and Cover Letter to joy.gillen@gac.com

simultation instructor wanted

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Be Water Aware… You Could Save A Life.

Posted: July 13, 2018

Water Safety Awareness Award at the NMCI

Outdoor leisure pursuits are becoming more and more popular each year in Ireland. From weekend ramblers exploring our beautiful coastline, to clubs relishing in their chosen water sport on rivers and the sea, Ireland has much to offer. There’s something for everyone, young and old when it comes to the outdoors which is why now, more than ever, we need to place an emphasis on water safety.

 

Canadian CanoeSadly, an average of 133 people drown each year in Ireland (visit IWS http://www.iws.ie/about/what-we-do-a-profile-of-iws.1055.html to read more). Irish Water Safety aim to reduce these fatalities by increasing water safety awareness and by changing attitudes and behaviours so that our aquatic environments can be enjoyed with confidence and safety.

SEFtec NMCI Offshore are now conducting the Water Safety Awareness Award for clubs, groups and individuals interested in learning how to stay safe near water.

At just three hours long these courses are ideal for anyone who works near water or enjoys hobbies involving aquatic environments.

Ray Johnston, Operations Manager says “We live on an Island in the North Atlantic, we have an abundance of lakes, rivers and 3,171 kilometres of coastline. The hazards associated with waters on this Atlantic Isle are at times not fully understood until too late. We know well the consequences of not being water aware, “Do not become a case study”. Be water aware.”

Know what to do and how to stay safe… you could save a life.

Book your place on an upcoming course here https://www.nmci.ie/specialised_courses/courseId/48700316/

There are no prerequisites for entry to the course. The Award Certificate is valid for two years.

Bespoke dates are also available and courses can be conducted here at the NMCI or at a location that suits your group, team or club.

Call us today to learn more on 021 4335609 or email services@nmci.ie

Water safety starts in the home but stays with us at work and at play. Don’t become a statistic.

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January Special Offer – FREE updated CPSC course!

Posted: January 10, 2018

Three for the price of Two!

FREE CPSC course

 

 Beat the January blues with this great special offer!

Book a short or long route Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention & Firefighting and Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques course and get a FREE Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats course.

But don’t delay! This Three for Two offer is only open to bookings made from January 10th to 31st 2018.

Book both the FPFF and PST refresher courses online and call us to avail of the FREE updated CPSC course, or call our team who will book all three courses for you over the phone.

Call +353 21 433 5609 to learn more.

 

Terms and conditions apply;

Both updated PST and updated FPFF courses must be booked for consecutive dates;

All three courses must be booked for the one person. Any name change must apply to all three bookings.

Offer open to both individuals and company bookings.

Offer not valid for bookings made before January 10th 2018 or after January 31st 2018.

 

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