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22 June 2015 Training & Education

Prontoport a supplier of engineering services to the wind sector, recently launched it's own RUK/GWO and ECITB Accredited Training Academy in cooperation with North Ayrshire Council and the Department of Works and Pensions. The new initiative will aim to provide the medium to long term unemployed with new skills that will open up job opportunities for […]

20 August 2014 Training & Education

Maersk Training offers free places on Offshore Wind Training Course to local unemployed people in Tyneside, to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy market. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, a UK resident for the past 3 years, aged 19 or over and live in […]

18 December 2013 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Local unemployed people are benefiting from new Careers in the Offshore Wind industry following their successful completion of a newly developed qualification offered by Maersk Training in Newcastle, designed to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving UK offshore wind energy sector. Following the success of a pilot Diploma course earlier this […]

5 May 2017

“You can say we are very, very good at constructing pipes”, states Jan Bruggenthijs, CEO of steel manufacturer Sif Group based in the Netherlands. The company manufactures foundations for the offshore wind and oil and gas industries.

25 January 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Training & Education

Maersk Training in Newcastle is hosting its first open evening of 2017 on 1 February to promote a training course which helps people looking to start a new career in the wind industry. The training experts, based in Newcastle, have been running the Level 2 Diploma in Staying Safe in the Wind Industry for over […]

23 December 2016 Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

Maersk Training in Newcastle has invited North East residents aged 15 or over to attend an Open Evening event on 18 January and learn more about the company's range of accredited Career Transition Training Programmes. The Open Evening will be held at Maersk Training Newcastle Ltd, 2 Mercury Court, Orion Business Park, from 4 pm to 6:30 […]

24 November 2015

Green Port Hull today launched a new careers and information hub, which will provide the latest updates on the Siemens and wider Green Port Hull developments. Situated in Hull’s Central Library, The Hub will also provide an overview of other renewables projects in the region. In addition, The Hub will be home to an exhibition about the Siemens […]

7 July 2015

Siemens today stepped up its activity to support the recruitment of a 1,000-strong workforce in Hull. For the first time, the company revealed details of a wide range of jobs that will be available as a result of its investment in the wind turbine blade manufacturing and associated facilities in the city. A small number of the […]

17 February 2015 Training & Education

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is offering a “win-win” for businesses and graduates based in the Humber area, which covers North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull City Councils. The Graduate Advancement Programme is encouraging local businesses to create a 12- week internship opportunity for a graduate who is unemployed […]

19 December 2014 Training & Education

Global training provider Maersk Training confidently expects hundreds of job seekers to attend an Open Day event, which is held in conjunction with DONG Energy, highlighting career opportunities in the wind energy and renewables sector. Taking place on Friday 9th January 2015, from 10.00am to 3.00pm, it follows on from similar open days held earlier […]

1 December 2014

The coalition's industrial strategy amounts to "little more than economic tinkering" and cannot possibly tackle the structural problems facing the UK economy, a Civitas report warns. According to the think-thank the objectives set out by Business Secretary Vince Cable are too easy to achieve and fail to address important issues that must be overcome if […]

23 October 2014 Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

Maersk Training will be welcoming job seekers at the RenewableUK 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition’s careers day in Manchester, providing advice and information to those looking to take their first steps into the rapidly growing renewables sector. Focus will be on searching for the next generation of offshore technicians and helping unemployed get into the offshore […]

28 April 2014

Local unemployed people in Tyneside are being offered free places on a new training course designed to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy market. The course is open to people who are unemployed, a UK resident for the past 3 years, aged 19 or over and live in […]

26 September 2013 Training & Education

Local unemployed people are benefiting from free places on a newly developed qualification offered by Maersk Training in Newcastle designed to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy sector. The Level 2 Diploma in Staying Safe in the Wind Turbine Environment (Onshore and Offshore) has been developed by Newcastle […]

2 September 2013 Training & Education

More than 100 apprentices have been taken on by companies in the first year of the Green Port Growth Programme's employment and skills strand aimed at raising skills and capacity in the engineering sector. Since July last year, it has offered wage subsidies to companies located in Hull and East Riding to encourage them to […]

9 August 2013 Training & Education

Maersk Training based in Newcastle is aiming to help reduce the acute wind industry skills shortage by launching a new course for people looking to work as wind turbine blade inspection and repair technicians. The course, Competent Blade Technician (Level 1) Inspection and Repair, is a four day programme approved by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) designed […]

19 June 2013 Training & Education

The unemployed people in the North East England have been given a chance to take advantage of the expanding offshore wind industry. Namely, Maersk Training, based in Newcastle, has announced that they will offer a free training course in working at height, manual handling, sea survival and fire awareness which are required for working on […]

7 November 2012 Training & Education

Colchester Institute has announced that work has commenced on creating a new Energy Skills Centre for Harwich. Set to be open for January 2013, the Centre will provide the opportunity for hundreds to develop relevant skills necessary to take advantage of the current and future opportunities in the low carbon economy and the offshore wind […]

26 April 2012

The UK could displace fossil fuel consumption up to the value of £60 billion by 2020 if it meets its European commitment to achieve 15% of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020, according to new research.  However, the report by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) warns that without Government action most of this […]

6 April 2012

"The wind energy industry has already created nearly 12,000 jobs in the UK and is set to create up to 90,000 jobs by 2020

22 November 2011 Business & Finance

BOSSES at a Spanish offshore firm are poised to make an announcement over a multi-million pound factory which could bring 1,000 jobs to Hartlepool. Madrid-based Gamesa will choose either Hartlepool or Dundee to build a UK base to construct wind turbines, and with all other contenders ruled out it is now a two-horse race between […]

11 July 2011 Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

  The European Commission has approved an application from Denmark for assistance from the EU Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). The grant of € 3.9m will help 325 redundant workers in the wind turbine industry to find new jobs. The application will now be sent to the European Parliament and the Council of the EU for […]

23 June 2011 Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

The renewable energy sector could provide the long-term unemployed in Fife with jobs for life...   (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, June 23, 2011;

10 May 2011 Authorities

  A DIRECTOR of a Humber-based port business is urging the government and maritime industry to work more closely together to secure thousands of offshore wind power jobs. Richard Brough OBE, managing director of Jenkins Ports Services Ltd, said there is no one organisation ensuring the UK’s ports and maritime industry has a coordinated approach […]

4 May 2011

  The end of 2010 marked the release of the ISO 29990 standard, a quality management and service standard dedicated to the quality of learning services. Education and training centres now have a means of having their core business approved and certified according to internationally recognised standards. The new standard is designed to allow objective […]