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21st June 2017

Modal Training, a specialist simulator training facility for the maritime and offshore sectors has gained Nautical Institute accreditation for Dynamic Positioning Induction, Simulator, Revalidation and Sea Time Reduction courses. 

The new, state-of-the art facilities based in Immingham, on the banks of the thriving Humber Estuary, offers a comprehensive range of integrated Kongsberg ship, offshore vessel, engine and control room, HV, DP, Radar and VTS simulation suites alongside an impressive suite of crane and road simulators.   

Modal Training offers a growing range of courses to individuals looking to develop their skills or gain specific accreditation for working in the sectors as well as businesses where the focus is often on using simulation to save money, save time and reduce mistakes. 

Head of Maritime Training and Simulation, Lee Tobin said:

“Modal Training’s location in the Humber, with its long maritime history and a growing offshore wind focus, means it’s well placed to support the skills of the sector.  Personally, I have been delivering DP and simulator based training for a number of years in the UK and beyond and the investment in this facility is clear to see.   We’re thrilled to now be able to offer Nautical Institute accredited training alongside our bespoke offer.”

John Lloyd, CEO of the Nautical Institute, said:

Properly qualified Dynamic Positioning Operators remain in high demand globally and The Nautical Institute is proud to be the world leader in this qualification.  Our accredited training centres have to undertake a rigorous audit and review process to ensure they meet exacting standards.  We are delighted to welcome Modal Training to the dynamic positioning community and look forward to a long term relationship with the centre, the staff and their graduates.

Modal Training has availability on DP courses in July, August and September and will help identify a specific DP course that meets the needs individuals and businesses alike.

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