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10 June 2019

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the Kaohsiung Marine Technology Industrial Innovation zone in Taiwan which will comprise an offshore wind training center. The training center will provide offshore wind GWO training for which Maersk Training and the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) signed an agreement in February. According to Maersk, besides training technicians […]

4 February 2019 Business & Finance, Training & Education

A UK consortium led by the University of Hull has won a GBP 5.5 million funding for the Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) aimed at boosting offshore wind skills and investment. The bid, which the university's Energy & Environment Institute secured from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), […]

14 September 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College has received USD 230,000 from the New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office to promote offshore energy workforce development and training programs in New York.

8 May 2018 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Bay State Wind has revealed plans to build and operate an offshore wind training center in New Bedford in Massachusetts, US.

4 April 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

Aeolus Energy Group (AEG) has awarded Ventower Industries with a contract for the fabrication of training towers to be installed at its two new offshore wind training facilities in Massachusetts and Maryland, US.

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 […]

6 February 2015 Business & Finance, Training & Education

A new renewable energy centre was launched yesterday in North East England, which is expected to attract thousands of potential workers for the fast-growing wind sector. Julian Brown, chairman of RenewableUK, officially opened the new centre in front of more than 70 business and education leaders from across the North East and from the UK wind […]

1 July 2014 Training & Education

A new training syllabus from Green Marine Solutions (GMS) will provide answers for a new breed of skilled specialists who can take the tough offshore environment in their stride. Modern marine coordinators (MCs) must be able to respond rapidly to events and incidents that unchecked could have serious consequences as larger wind farms operate further […]

19 March 2010 Training & Education

Yesterday, David Kidney MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and Helen Goodman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Work and Pensions, attended an event at Narec in Blyth, Northumberland to officially open a new 27 metre high training facility – the UK’s first Wind Turbine Training Tower. […]

6 March 2015 Training & Education

Safety Technology Ltd’s Certificate in Safety in Offshore Wind Energy (Level 3) training programme received an industry recommendation from RenewableUK’s Renewables Training Network (RTN) this week. The three week safety programme designed for service leavers has been developed in conjunction with wind turbine owners, operators and maintenance companies to provide the core safety training needed […]

27 February 2014 Training & Education

Safety Technology Ltd. has announced the launch of its new safety Certificate in Offshore Wind Energy (Level 3) this week. This fully accredited Level 3 training programme is targeted at individuals looking to work in the thriving offshore wind energy sector. The new three week programme covers all of the major industry required safety training, […]

24 January 2014 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Merseyside industrial engineering firm SeaKing Electrical has undergone a major investment in staff training in a bid to drive growth in the marine, offshore and windfarm sectors. The Birkenhead-based company has invested heavily across a number of areas including offshore survival training and working at heights. Staff have undergone rigorous courses at the Offshore Survival […]

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 […]

13 June 2013 Training & Education

Plans to develop a replica wind turbine tower to provide authentic training for the offshore wind and related sectors will take a major step forward today. The training company 3C Humber, formed out of a strategic partnership struck between Grimsby's Blackrow Engineering and Norwegian specialist AAK, will sign a memorandum of understanding with operators of training facility Catch. It […]

8 March 2013 Training & Education

Lowestoft College is a leading provider of training and competence services to the maritime, offshore and energy industries. It has joined forces with the National Wind Farm Training Centre (NWFTC) to launch a one-stop training centre for workers in the wind farm industry. Under one roof, the College and NWFTC provide generic and bespoke courses to meet […]

4 March 2013 Training & Education

GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has certified Deutsche WindGuard Offshore GmbH's Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) courses. Helicopter transport is an important way for technical personnel to reach offshore wind farm installations, but before getting on board, a certified training course must be passed. GL RC certifies training providers to its standards, which set out […]

19 February 2013 Training & Education

In 2012, Maersk Training Newcastle was given an overwhelming thumbs-up to run its basic safety training course after an independent auditor from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) visited Maersk’s state-of-the-art training facilities in North Shields. Maersk Training Newcastle became the UK’s first – and one of only a handful around the world – to be given […]

10 October 2012 Training & Education

NWFTC (National Wind Farm Training Centres) have just achieved accreditation to run training courses that meet the GWO (Global Wind Organisation) standard. The first for a UK owned and based company. NWFTC were inspected recently by independent auditor Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and after a glowing recommendation were granted GWO Certification for both the state-of-the-art […]

20 September 2012 Training & Education

The "COAST" (Customized Offshore Awareness and Safety Training) training course from Deutsche WindGuard Offshore GmbH, Bremerhaven has been certified by GL Renewables Certification (GL RC), according to the GL RC standard. In addition, it demonstrates that the course fulfils the requirements of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). The training course includes first aid, manual handling, […]

7 February 2012

On February 1, SAT-Training opened offshore, wind & maritime training facilities in Esbjerg, Denmark.  Eigil Jensen, Operation Manager, is confident that, "we have listened carefully to what our Customers needs are and have developed a concept that is entirely client focused, ensuring that flexible delivery of courses, both prescribed and bespoke, are available when required […]

31 December 2010 Training & Education

A FIRST offshore wind apprentice has been taken on in Grimsby – in a move described as "a huge boost" to two Grimsby Telegraph campaigns.   (thisisgrimsby) [mappress] Source: thisisgrimsby, December 31, 2010

13 June 2019 Business & Finance

Eight offshore wind majors have officially launched the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Association. The founding members include Ørsted, Northland Power, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), wpd offshore solutions, Macquarie Group, Swancor, Yushan Energy and the Japanese utility JERA. The association aims to bring together offshore wind companies in Taiwan to promote the long-term development of the industry, stable […]

12 June 2019 Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

A bipartisan group of US Senators has introduced legislation to create a grant program for offshore wind educational and career training. The legislation, the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, would direct the Energy Department to work with stakeholders to identify the offshore wind industry’s educational and career training needs before setting up a grant program to […]

12 June 2019 Training & Education

President and Managing Director of Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Chris Hart has testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources calling for workforce development for the local offshore wind industry. The hearing, Building a 21st Century American Offshore Wind Workforce, focused on the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, which […]

7 June 2019 Business & Finance

Xodus Group and Leidos have joined forces in an alliance dedicated to the offshore wind industry in North America. The partnership is expected to leverage Leidos' renewable capabilities with Xodus' experience in European offshore wind projects, Xodus said. “Our alliance with Leidos brings owners and lenders a truly consolidated service in the development of offshore […]

24 May 2019 Business & Finance

The U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind has expanded its membership with the addition of more than 90 new members. The new members range from large international companies to small businesses and include both offshore wind veterans and new entrants into the industry, the Network said. Some of the new members are Atlas Professionals, Dominion Energy, […]