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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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Rummage Training Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)at the NMCI.
  • 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)

Commercial Courses

GTSS Courses

IS Powerboat & Water Safety

  • Water Safety Awareness AwardThe aim of this Award is to enable people to have an awareness of the dangers, practical training in working safely and dealing with emergencies while working in an aquatic environment.
  • Coastal Navigation for Small BoatsThe aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely navigate a boat by day and by night in coastal waters with which they are familiar.
  • National Powerboat Certificate To develop the skills and knowledge necessary to safely, and effectively, skipper an open powerboat, by day, on inland and coastal waters with which they are familiar.
  • Water Safety Awareness Award (General & Pool)The aim of this Award is to enable personnel to have an awareness of the dangers, practical training in working safely and dealing with emergencies while working in an aquatic environment.

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
  • 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 Delivered by GAC Training and Service Solutions (GTSS)at the NMCI.
  • 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 Facility Security Officers Course - IMO Model Course 3.21 3 Day Course. This intensive certified course is designed to give delegates a full understanding and competence to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO).
  • 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

  • Advanced Powerboat CertificateThe aim of this course is to develop boat handling, seamanship, pilotage and navigation skills up to the standards required to drive a planning powerboat safely by day in all coastal waters and by night in coastal waters with which you are familiar.
  • Fixed Wing Dunker Training
  • Fixed Wing Underwater Egress TrainingThe aim of this course is to provide trainees with the skills and knowledge required to effectively egress a ditched aircraft.
  • Hand Body Placement Awareness CourseThe main causes of hand / finger and body related injuries. Potential hand / finger and body hazards. Proactively reducing the occurrences of these types of injuries.
  • Rib Capsize & CasualtyAim: The course will equip participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to respond appropriately in the event of a RIB Capsize and enhance their survivability through proper use of emergency equipment and procedures.
  • 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
  • Masters' Orals Preparation CourseThis briefing describes the structure and content Masters' Orals Preparation Course that will assist candidates who wish to attend for oral seamanship examinations with the Irish Maritime Administration leading to the qualification of Master Unlimited (STCW II/2) Certificate of Competency.

STCW’95 & non STCW’95

Teambuilding

  • 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.