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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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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;

19 June 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

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

6 June 2014 Training & Education

RWE Innogy UK (Innogy) is expanding its highly popular Wales wind farm apprenticeship programme for a third year running and is now recruiting for new candidates. Five more bespoke, highly skilled engineering posts have been created to support the business’s onshore and offshore activities, taking the total number of wind turbine generated apprenticeships in Wales […]

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 […]

25 February 2013 Training & Education

Assembly Member for North Wales, Aled Roberts, has praised the partnership between RWE npower renewables and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai for establishing Wales’ first wind turbine apprenticeship programme and dedicated training centre. Mr Roberts was commenting during his first tour of the dedicated training centre at Rhos-on-Sea, where he also met with the course tutors and […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 October 2014 Authorities

RenewableUK recognises the leadership shown by the Energy Secretary Edward Davey in his speech at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow. The Secretary of State’s speech outlined his party’s proposals for the future of the UK’s energy market and for tackling climate change. His policy statements included: Banning electricity generation from coal by 2025. Boosting […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

26 June 2013 Operations & Maintenance

Navitus Bay Development Limited (NBDL) has today announced a shortlist of three local ports - Poole, Portland and Yarmouth – to host the wind park’s operations and maintenance (O&M) functions. The O&M base will effectively be the wind park’s headquarters over its 25 year lifespan, and is expected to provide an economic value to the […]

17 June 2013

3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry received a ‘highly commended’ in the Innovator category at the British Renewable Energy Awards 2013. Winners were announced at a prestigious black tie ceremony on Thursday (13 June) at The Jumeirah Carlton, London. The awards recognise outstanding achievements across the British renewables […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]