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 Extra free coaching locations made out there for north-east employees as over a thousand apply
May 17, 2021

Extra free coaching locations made out there for north-east employees as over a thousand apply

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An additional 150 free locations on an offshore security and technical coaching programme have been made out there to individuals within the north-east after the primary was “overwhelmed” by over a thousand candidates.

Coaching agency Relyon Nutec has been allotted £155,000 in order that a further 150 people can take a funded coaching house.

Beforehand the agency had received £400,000 from the £14.3 million North East Financial Restoration and Expertise Fund (NEERSF) to offer 400 coaching alternatives in December.

Relyon Nutec, which operates coaching centres worldwide together with in Aberdeen and Teesside, mentioned greater than a thousand individuals had utilized though not all have been eligible.

Totally funded locations at Relyon Nutec’s Aberdeen coaching centre can be found to individuals dwelling within the Aberdeen metropolis and shire areas who’re presently working within the oil and gasoline sector and need to recertify for the offshore wind business, those that need to obtain first certification within the vitality sector, and employees who need to renew their oil and gasoline security coaching following 90 days lapse of certification.

It has provided free coaching areas to over 320 individuals since January, a lot of whom have been unemployed, with others trying to re-enter the business or transition to renewables.

Many of the coaching delivered thus far has been for the renewables business, which usually prices within the area of £2,000 to finish GWO (World Wind Organisation) primary security and technical coaching.

There’s a present waitlist of over 100 eager to make the most of the free oil and gasoline security coaching or the offshore wind mixed coaching, the corporate mentioned.

Each of the funding packages have been awarded by ETZ Ltd, which manages the NEERSF funding geared toward bettering employment prospects throughout the area.

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RelyOn Nutec (UK) Managing Director, Bob Donnelly.


Managing director of Relyon Nutec (UK), Bob Donnelly, mentioned: “We now have been overwhelmed with the quantity of curiosity we have now acquired on this free business security coaching.

“Total, we had greater than a thousand candidates however a few of them fell outwith the eligibility necessities.

“Of these we have now supported, quite a lot of them have been unemployed or struggling to seek out work attributable to lapsed certification so we’re happy to have been in a position to assist these individuals take a vital step to get again to work following the downturn and pandemic.

“Multiple hundred candidates additionally registered with recruiters and employers at recruitment occasions we hosted on the coaching centre.

“The reallocated funding of £155,000 is a large increase as we are going to now have the ability to assist much more employees within the area.

“The uptake we have now seen in these free coaching alternatives highlights that there’s a actual urge for food for native individuals to get again into the business or transition to renewables and it’s important that we make investments now within the business expertise of the long run.”

ETZ Ltd offshore renewables director Andy Rodden, mentioned an “an awesome variety of delegates” had been via the offshore recertification programme.

“The reallocation of funding will guarantee additional delegates can obtain first-class coaching to maximise their alternatives in new sectors.

As a area we should progress methods to harness and retain the north-east of Scotland’s current unrivalled talent set.

“Programmes such because the Relyon Nutec funded programs are important to creating our workforce to underpin the vitality transition.”

People securing the funded coaching with Relyon Nutec may also have two years’ entry to the coaching agency’s e-learning library and a private profile on its digital system, which is accessed by the agency’s consumer base to supply totally licensed personnel.

People who find themselves eligible to safe the funded coaching can contact Relyon Nutec direct on 08444 142 142 to e-book a spot or go to their web site at

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