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RMT statement on the Government’s build back better with apprentices announcement
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “Instead of listening to the lobbying of crewing agents represented on the Maritime Skills Commission, the Government needs to institute a mass programme of Rating recruitment, using the apprenticeship standards for deck, engine and...
Region: National
Tagged with: Maritime Skills Commission, Ratings, Seafarers, Apprentices, Shipping, Offshore,
Maritime Caterer Apprenticeships
Shipping union RMT today welcomed what it described as a long overdue but important breakthrough in qualifications to train the next generation of maritime‎ catering staff.   The union response follows an announcement by the Maritime Trailblazer Working Group,  which...
Region: National
Tagged with: maritime caterer apprenticeships, deck rating, catering ratings, maritime trailblazer
RMT responds to Govt pledge to double maritime apprentices
Shipping union RMT responds to Government pledge today to double maritime apprenticeships Speaking from the TUC Congress in Brighton, RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Whilst it is welcome that the Government have responded positively to RMT's campaign for a...
Region: National
Tagged with: shipping, maritime, apprenticeships
RMT welcomes introduction of maritime apprenticeship levy
Maritime union RMT has welcomed the potential benefits for the UK maritime industry of the apprenticeship levy which kicks in today and has urged employers on the UK shipping register to seize the opportunity to train up a next generation...
Region: National
Tagged with: sos2020, maritime industry, apprenticeship levy