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Professional Short Courses

Professional Short Courses are available to interested individuals at dates and times throughout the year as per the published schedule.

 

Our commercial course schedule is released at the end of August every year. We can also tailor courses to suit the particular requirements of maritime companies. Clients from the port operations area have worked with us to develop customised training on our state of the art marine simulators. We can also provide a suite of courses for companies looking to train their employees in numerous maritime short courses.

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Cork Institute of Technology, through NMCI Services (NMCIS) does at all times act subject to our Standard Terms of Business, which are incorporated into all contracts to which we are a party.
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Chemical Courses

  • A Complete Guide to BunkeringGTSS is proud to offer A Complete Guide to Bunkering, a course designed to meet the needs of the client.
  • An Introduction to LNGDelivered by GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS) This two day bespoke gas course is designed to give a structured introduction to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • An Introduction to LPGWhether you are a newcomer to the LPG industry, or already in the industry in need of a refresher, GTSS has developed this 2-day course to provide an overview of the most critical parts of the shipping and distribution of LPG
  • Deep Rummage Training Deep Rummage training delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS) Details available on request.
  • Dry Cargo Trading and Chartering2-Day dry cargo operations course provides basic and advanced knowledge of various key aspects of commercial, legal and practical shipping operations. Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • Fixed Wing Dunker Training
  • Freefall Lifeboat
  • ISA Powerboat Courses
  • LNG Carrier Operations in Port2-day LNG terminal course focuses on the most critical part of the LNG Chain, the Ship to Shore interface and associated operations. Delivered by GAC Training & Service Solutions
  • LPG Operations in PortWhether you are a newcomer to the LPG industry, or already in the industry in need of a refresher, GTSS has developed this 2-day course to provide an overview of the most critical parts of the shipping and distribution of LPG
  • Medical First Aid Training Course - STCW 95 Compliant3-day first aid training will teach you to apply first aid skills in the event of an accident/illness. You will be given knowledge & understanding of reference materials and their use in the management of accidents and medical emergencies.
  • Oil and Shipping OperationsOil & Shipping Operations course to provide core skills for those new to oil operations or in need of re-training. Oil Tanker Training delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • Pilot Training - Basic The course is a specialised course that we have created to provide hands on ship handling practice in our full mission 360 degree simulator.
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft (CPSC) STCW-95This 5-day course will prepare candidates involved in taking charge of the launching or handling of survival craft to achieve an appropriate level of competence and confidence in these operations.
  • RIB Coxswain CourseRIB Coxswain Course
  • RIB Operator CourseRIB Operator Course
  • Rummage Training Rummage course details available on request. Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • Specialised Training for Oil Tankers STCW 955-day course is intended for Masters, Chief Engineers, Officers and all aboard oil tankers who have immediate responsibilities for cargo.
  • Tanker Familiarisation
  • Understanding Oil Tanker Operations in PortThis 2-day oil terminal training is offered to terminal personnel whose jobs require a close understanding of the operations and safety aspects of oil tanker operations. Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)

GTSS Courses

Management & Team Building Courses

  • Team BuildingThe college provides Team Building courses to suit our clients from all areas of industry. Our instructors deal with conflict resolution and stress management alongside our action-learning programmes.

Offshore Courses

Petrochemical, Oil and Commodities

  • A Complete Guide to BunkeringGTSS is proud to offer A Complete Guide to Bunkering, a course designed to meet the needs of the client.
  • Actions to be Taken to Prevent Acts of Piracy and Armed Robbery This course is designed using the IMO Model Course 3.23 "Actions to be taken to prevent Acts of Piracy and Armed Robbery" to assist participants to recognise, prevent or mitigate piracy activity.
  • An Introduction to LNGDelivered by GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS) This two day bespoke gas course is designed to give a structured introduction to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • An Introduction to LPGWhether you are a newcomer to the LPG industry, or already in the industry in need of a refresher, GTSS has developed this 2-day course to provide an overview of the most critical parts of the shipping and distribution of LPG
  • Deep Rummage Training Deep Rummage training delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS) Details available on request.
  • Dry Cargo Trading and Chartering2-Day dry cargo operations course provides basic and advanced knowledge of various key aspects of commercial, legal and practical shipping operations. Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • LNG Carrier Operations in Port2-day LNG terminal course focuses on the most critical part of the LNG Chain, the Ship to Shore interface and associated operations. Delivered by GAC Training & Service Solutions
  • LPG Operations in PortWhether you are a newcomer to the LPG industry, or already in the industry in need of a refresher, GTSS has developed this 2-day course to provide an overview of the most critical parts of the shipping and distribution of LPG
  • Oil and Shipping OperationsOil & Shipping Operations course to provide core skills for those new to oil operations or in need of re-training. Oil Tanker Training delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • Rummage Training Rummage course details available on request. Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • Seismic Replenishment at Sea (RAS) OperationsThis course teaches the best practice for safe handling of support vessels carrying out replenishment at sea for seismic vessels.Delivered by GAC training & Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • Ship to Ship (STS) Transfer OperationsThis 5-day STS Transfer Training is accessible and interactive, providing invaluable experience in Ship-to-Ship (STS) related handling. Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)
  • Understanding Oil Tanker Operations in PortThis 2-day oil terminal training is offered to terminal personnel whose jobs require a close understanding of the operations and safety aspects of oil tanker operations. Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)

Port Sector Training

  • Container Gantry Crane Operation3 Day Simulator and classroom based course, plus six months practical crane operation. The six month duration can be carried out on the employer’s equipment/location.
  • Mobile Dockside Crane Operation5-Day Simulator and classroom based course plus six months practical crane operation. The six month duration can be carried out on the employer’s equipment/location.
  • Container Gantry & Dockside Crane Operator Induction The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to candidates who have little or no experience of operating cranes in a port related environment. Candidates will operate different simulated cranes types during the course.
  • Pilot Refresher CourseThe 2.5-day pilot refresher course sets out to address potential deficiencies in training and to ensure updating of the knowledge & skills necessary to operate ECDIS and Radar as aids to navigation.
  • Port Safety and Security Awareness1 Day Course which aims to provide awareness training in port security as required by the International Ship & Port Facility Security(ISPS) Code.

Simulation

Specialised Courses

STCW’95 & non STCW’95

  • Advanced Fire fighting course (5 day) STCW-955-day course during which students are exposed to live fire scenarios in the Fire Training Unit (FTU) where they apply their training and use fire fighting equipment to control the fire. A practical damage control element is also included.
  • Elementary First Aid Course (EFA) STCW-95This is a 1-day classroom based course and forms part of the mandatory basic training for all personnel assigned designated emergency duties.
  • Entry into Enclosed SpacesThis one day training course is designed in accordance with MNTB guidelines.
  • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (3 day) STCW-953-day course during which students are exposed to live fire scenarios in the Fire Training Unit (FTU) where they apply their training and use fire fighting equipment to control the fire.
  • GMDSS General Operator Certificate (GOC)10 day full time course to prepare participants for assessment leading to the award of the GMDSS GENERAL OPERATORS CERTIFICATE (GOC) consisting of written and practical examinations.
  • GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) 1 + 2This GMDSS course is intended for those who wish to obtain a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Short Range Certificate.
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) + STASS HUET + STASS is a course specifically developed for pilots and crew men who may be required to use a Short Term Air Supply System (STASS) in the eventuality of an emergency ditching at sea.
  • Medical Care Training Aboard Ship STCW 95 Compliant5-Day Medical Care training allowing student competency to participate effectively in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance on ships at sea
  • Medical First Aid Training Course - STCW 95 Compliant3-day first aid training will teach you to apply first aid skills in the event of an accident/illness. You will be given knowledge & understanding of reference materials and their use in the management of accidents and medical emergencies.
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR) STCW-95This 1-day course forms part of the mandatory basic safety training for all seafarers assigned safety or pollution prevention duties.
  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST) STCW-95This is a 1-day course containing practical and theory sections including launching and entering a life raft in a designated pool.
  • Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (FRB) STCW '95This 3 day syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A- V1/2, Table A-V1/2-2.
  • Proficiency in Security AwarenessSTCW Proficiency in Maritime Security Awareness (MSA) is designed to provide those on board merchant vessels who do not have designated security duties with the essential MSA training which meets the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements as set out in the STCW Code
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft (CPSC) STCW-95This 5-day course will prepare candidates involved in taking charge of the launching or handling of survival craft to achieve an appropriate level of competence and confidence in these operations.
  • STCW Designated Security DutiesSTCW A-VI/6 (6) Designated Security Duties course - 1 day course Those who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the SSP.