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  • 7 May 2019
    Training & Education

    Innogy has launched an apprenticeship scheme for the Galloper offshore wind farm for East Anglia-based young people. The new offshore wind turbine apprenticeship scheme will see three candidates undergo on-site hands-on training together with class-based learning at East Coast College in Lowestoft. According to innogy, the four-year scheme will give the participants the chance to get […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Scottish-based FoundOcean, the world’s largest dedicated offshore construction grouting company, is helping the local government to meet its Modern Apprenticeship targets with the expansion of its successful in-house training scheme. Jim Bell, FoundOcean Managing Director is positive about the scheme. “We have always been committed to hiring local individuals and providing them with world-class training. […]

  • 3 November 2010

    The UK’s first apprenticeship scheme for the renewable energy sector has been launched today (November 2) at the RenewableUK event in…   (newenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, November 03, 2010;

  • 14 June 2016
    Training & Education

    Seacat Services has invested in training opportunities that will provide an entry point for young UK seafarers into the offshore wind sector. The company has announced a considerable investment in its Maritime Apprenticeship scheme, and has committed to creating further training opportunities with the launch of dedicated Traineeship and Cadetship programmes. The inaugural Seacat Services Maritime Apprenticeship scheme […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) announced on a visit to Kent that DONG Energy’s wind technician apprenticeship scheme has been fully accredited by the IMechE. The President, Professor Isobel Pollock, visited the DONG Energy apprentices at the Swale Skills Centre as part of a day long tour of the South East. […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    RWE npower renewables (RWE NRL) is expanding its highly popular Wales wind farm apprenticeship programme with a second round of recruitment for new candidates. The Apprentice Scheme, first launched by RWE NRL in partnership with Grwp Llandrillo Menai, is the first of its kind in Wales and was fully supported at the official opening in […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Training & Education

    E.ON has announced it is to pilot a Customer Service Apprenticeship scheme, helping to support the UK’s youth unemployment agenda and nurturing talent of the future, with up to 50 apprenticeships on offer. This new innovative programme, announced during this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, will provide 16-24 year olds with the opportunity to undertake a […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Training & Education

    RWE npower renewables has launched an apprenticeship scheme, the company announced at the Renewables UK Cymru Conference in Cardiff. The First Minister of Wales welcomed the announcement that offers skilled, long-term jobs in the renewables industry for the first time in Wales.  “In March I announced the Welsh government’s commitment to work with business to […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Training & Education

    TEN aspiring young engineers are en route to completing RWE and Wales’ 1st Wind Turbine Apprenticeship after graduating from Coleg Llandrillo’s purpose built Wind Turbine Training Centre this week. To mark the occasion, VIP guest Osprey scrum half and Wales international rugby star Rhys Webb presented certificates to the apprentices, who completed their academic studies […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Offshore wind crew transfer vessel operator Seacat Services has concluded the first of many apprentice recruitment drives with the award of a dozen opportunities to the next generation of offshore renewable energy seafarers. The firm is now set to deliver maritime training for 12 Apprentice Deckhands from the local area as it seeks to expand […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Four young apprentices have begun the practical element of their training at SSE’s Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast. Following a highly competitive selection process which included challenging written assessments and practical aptitude tests, Kyle Pickering (21) and Matthew Grant (17), both from Lowestoft, Connor Delayney (19) from Great Yarmouth and James […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK has today welcomed the news that the Coastal Communities Fund has been extended for a further year. The UK’s offshore wind and marine energy industries contribute to the fund which was established by the Government to help coastal communities to create jobs and support local projects. Established in 2012 the fund has now been […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    3sun Group has won the Best Skills Initiative Award and the Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) Offshore Wind Award at this year’s EEEGR Awards. The awards celebrate the best of the East of England’s energy industry, honouring the achievements and developments of companies over the past 12 months. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony on […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    DONG Energy has partnered with the Grimsby Institute to offer new offshore wind turbine technician apprenticeships.

  • 4 February 2013

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry, announced it has been shortlisted for three categories in the 2013 Spirit of Enterprise Awards, celebrating all that is outstanding in business and enterprise in the Borough of Great Yarmouth. The group received recognition in the categories of Great Manufacturing and Engineering […]

  • 13 March 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed today’s announcement by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, that coastal communities around the UK will be getting a share of millions of pounds of funding to create jobs and support local projects. The Coastal Communities Fund – a pot of money worth £27.8 million this year – is financed […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The fact that there is more to building a wind farm then just infrastructure has been confirmed by the recent statements of general manager of Scira Offshore Energy, EinarStrømsvåg, who pointed out that building of a strong local labor force is as important for wind energy production to gain a full swing. Speaking of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following a successful first year, coastal communities across the United Kingdom are getting another chance to receive a multi-million pound boost from the Coastal Communities Fund (CCF). Applications for this year’s pot of £27.8 million will open on 13 March 2013. The funds available have increased by over £4 million from last year’s £23.7 million, […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    London Array’s Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base at the Port of Ramsgate was officially opened by local MP Laura Sandys on Friday 9 March. The base will be home to around 70 wind farm technicians and up to 20 support staff, who’ll be responsible for operating and maintaining London Array for the next 20 years. […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    3sun Group has acquired AID Industrial, specialist Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) providers and experts in Industrial Rope Access, Work at Height and Global Wind Organisation safety courses. Great Yarmouth-based AID Industrial provides training to clients throughout Europe, North America, Africa and Asia and a complete range of equipment to suit industry needs including fall arrest, […]

  • 12 November 2014

    Building work has started on the Hayle Marine Renewables Business Park which is being created to strengthen Cornwall’s growing marine renewables sector. The Devon & Cornwall division of Midas Construction has won the contract to build the business park, which is part of the £24 million investment by Cornwall Council, the European Regional Development Fund […]

  • 21 July 2011

    Oil, gas and renewable energy services company CLS Offshore today unveiled its new headquarters in Great Yarmouth. A total investment in the region of £300,000 has been made modernising and upgrading the former council offices off Malthouse Lane, further developing the quayside site and centralising its operations.  “The new office facility gives us significantly more […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The First Minister of Wales, the Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM has officially opened the country’s first wind turbine technician apprenticeship programme and dedicated training centre. The new programme, launched by RWE npower renewables (RWE NRL) in partnership with Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, has created six new apprenticeships in North and Mid Wales – a clear […]

  • 15 April 2013

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry, has been shortlisted for two categories in the British Renewable Energy Awards 2013. 3sun Group has been shortlisted in the Innovation category, in recognition of their ground-breaking electronic 3D visually based inspection system for managing legislative compliance, safety critical plant and equipment […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    A concerted campaign across the East of England to generate the skills needed for the region’s future energy sector is beginning to bear fruit. Demand for skilled workers is rising dramatically with the new projects and development for the extended life of the Southern North Sea gas industry, the prospect of a new nuclear power […]