The Underwater Centre teams up with Bibby OffshoreTraining // July 1, 2016
Scottish subsea training facility The Underwater Centre has linked up with Bibby Offshore to provide ROV apprentices with the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience, unavailable anywhere else in the world.
The apprentices, who are employed by Bibby Offshore but are still too young to go offshore, will benefit from operational experience in the field with live ROVs and will undertake a wide variety of tasks including the mobilisation/demobilisation of the work class ROV.
The first two apprentices have completed three weeks of training where they gained experience in the Centre’s mechanical workshop and also on board the work class ROV vessel, Loch Sunart.
The apprentices - and other Bibby Offshore apprentices - will continue to train part-time at the Centre until they are fully qualified and ready to go offshore, learning all the skills available to students on the Centre’s ROV courses, from the routine maintenance of an ROV system and hydraulic testing to tether insulation measurement and fibre-optic termination.