Tuesday 28th November 2017
The MCA has announced a series of dates in 2018 for its Renewables Offshore Search and Rescue (SAR) Management courses.
Courses will be taking place on the following dates at a range of locations across the UK, as below:
OSARM R3 Feb 6/7 Humber Coastguard Operations Centre (Bridlington)
OSARM R4 Apr 17/18 Holyhead Coastguard Operations Centre
OSARM R5 Jun 19/20 National Maritime Operations Centre (Fareham)
OSARM R6 Sep 18/19 Dover Coastguard Operations Centre
OSARM R7 Nov 20/21 Humber (Bridlington)
We are delighted to report that the final piece of the Apprenticeship 'jigsaw' is now in place – with the Workboat Crewmember Standard and end-point assessment already published, the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has now recommended a funding band of £20,000 per Apprentice.
It was great to see so many of you at Seawork and to catch up – both around the event and at the NWA Seawork dinner. Please find below a quick round-up of highlights from the event.
Following comments from the industry about the lack of clarity on the application of MGN 490 (M) & 491(M) on the MLC substantial equivalence for crew accommodation below the waterline on workboats up to 500GT, the MCA has reviewed the two notices and rearranged the material in three notices as follows: