OMPA Courses

Offshore Marine People & Academy create the circumstances to make it possible for you to follow the career you’ve always dreamed of.

With an outstanding range of introductory, technical, and operational courses on offer, we will work with you to develop a plan so you can access the right training and gain the right experience at the right time to set you on the path of career opportunities.

Whether you want to develop your skills, aspire to management level, or want to get a better work life balance that works for you, you can achieve your goals and fulfil your ambitions with an OMPA training package.

Introduction to Offshore Renewables

The offshore renewable energy industry is growing. Evolving quickly through innovative technology, the use of wind power is an ever-increasing popular solution for energy suppliers and companies.

Discover the history of the wind energy industry and its terminology, gaining insight into the operational processes behind constructing and maintaining an offshore wind farm.

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Understanding Subsea Power Cables

Modern subsea power cables are built to withstand the toughest conditions to deliver optimum power outputs onshore.

Learn how this ground-breaking technology has developed over time and how operational tools and techniques are used to lay cables along the seabed. From storage and equipment to maintenance and protection, find out more about the journey of subsea power cables.

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Introduction to Survey

Unravelling the complexities of the offshore survey process, this introduction to offshore survey explores systems and techniques used by offshore surveyors.

Ideal course for those with managerial or supervisory responsibilities, with a strong focus on the control and management of offshore surveys.

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Offshore Client Representative

Co-ordination and commitment. A client representative role brings a whole range of new responsibilities and duties.

Take on the challenges facing an offshore client representative and learn how to effectively manage offshore projects, from project and people management to documentation, reporting, and health and safety.

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Marine Operations for Onshore Managers

To assist Onshore Managers improve their planning and management skills through better understanding vessel operations and constraints. The course also focuses on communication & information transfer between onshore and offshore management teams.

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Understanding UXO Risk Management for Offshore Wind Renewables

When working with the seabed, there is a very real risk of encountering unexploded bomb devices. Offshore managers across all sectors should be aware of UXO risk management and related safety processes and legislation, to prevent costly damage to assets and the environment, and potentially save lives.

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Subsea Cable Laying

Subsea cable laying requires expert knowledge and specialist techniques for successful and seamless operation.

Find out more about route planning and inspection, get to know the equipment and how to protect it, and build the skills to carry out subsea cable laying procedures.

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Subsea Cables Fault Finding & Repairs

When a fault arises, subsea cables need to be repaired quickly and safely to prevent delays and ensure efficient wind farm operation.

Using simulated water scenarios, you will learn how to recognise and locate faults to retrieve and repair cables using specialist equipment and following real-time processes.

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