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Marine sector careers promotion in Scotland

28 Nov 2019

Promotion of careers, skills and training is a priority for British Marine and as part of our membership of Maritime UK, British Marine was invited to attend the Maritime stand at the recent Skills Scotland careers event in Glasgow earlier this month.

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Change of leadership at Global Marina Institute

28 Nov 2019

General News

A new Chairman of the Global Marina Institute (GMI) has recently been appointed during the annual meeting of GMI held last week at METSTRADE. GMI is responsible for the oversight of marina education, training and certification of marina personnel administered globally through British Marine and Marina Industries Association (MIA).

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British success at METSTRADE 2019

25 Nov 2019

Last week brought success for Britain’s thriving marine equipment sector with UK companies picking up a string of accolades and revelling in a flourish of business opportunities at the world’s largest trade marine equipment exhibition, METSTRADE 2019.

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Launch of the new draft marine tourism strategy Giant Strides

21 Nov 2019

Members of the marine tourism sector and regeneration professionals gathered at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh last week for a very successful third Marine Trade and Marine Tourism Symposium. It was hosted by the Cross Party Group on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism.

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New HSE Standards for Welding

21 Nov 2019

General News

Following a safety alert from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in February 2019 regarding the hazards of welding fume exposure, it has now been confirmed that exposure to mild steel welding fumes can cause lung and possibly kidney cancer.

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Last chance: Get a marine apprenticeship grant this academic year

21 Nov 2019

General News

Established in 2014, with support from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, the Shipwrights company has been offering grants to approximately 20 employers a year to financially support an apprentice in their first year.

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Boatbuilding apprenticeship included in IFATE review – have your say!

21 Nov 2019

General News

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) has included the boatbuilding apprenticeship standard in the engineering and manufacturing route review, the largest review to date with 59 apprenticeships standards being looked at.

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Take part in the review of outline content for the proposed Engineering and Manufacturing T Level

21 Nov 2019

General News

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) has organised consultation events in December to enable employers to review and comment on the outline content for the Maintenance, Installation and Repair (MIR) T Level Pathway and also for the Manufacturing, Processing and Control (MPC) Pathway, which together with the Design and Development Pathway will form the structure and content of the proposed Engineering and Manufacturing T level which is planned to be available from 2022.

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Nominate your company for the British Marine Trades Association Awards 2020 in partnership with Marine Industry News

21 Nov 2019

Entries are sought for the British Marine Trades Association Awards, which will be presented at the British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner 2020.

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Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019

21 Nov 2019

British Marine members, Spirit Yachts and Princess Yachts, had a fantastic night at the IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday (19 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

 

 

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