Marine Instructor

15th Sep 2022

Due to growth within our Clyde Training division, we have several opportunities to join our team as a Marine Instructor. The Marine Instructors will be responsible for the delivery of emergency response-based training programs, aimed at the Offshore Oil & Gas, Maritime and renewable industries.

Key Responsibilities   

  • Delivering industry approved courses (OPITO, STCW, GWO, & Bespoke events).
  • Supervising delegates during open water Lifeboat & FRC/B courses, along with pool-based courses.
  • Carrying out delegate competency assessments against the required course criteria.
  • Attending periodical operational meetings.
  • Managing your weekly training schedule, set by the Lead instructor.
  • Promoting a positive safety culture around the worksite.
  • Maintain and update courses to meet approval standards, following the Companies process and systems such as ISO 9001.
  • Primarily involved with Marine based courses, you would be also expected to support the demands of Survival based programs.
  • Occasional travel as required.
  • You may be asked from time to time be asked to undertake other tasks that are considered to be relevant to your position.

Candidate Requirements


  • National 5/GCSE level qualifications in maths and English or equivalent experience.
  • Experience & recognised qualifications and competency to operate offshore/marine lifeboats and FRC’s.
  • Minimum of 6 months sea time or equivalent.
  • Crane / Davit operator experience.
  • Understanding of instructional techniques and process of training delivery
  • Delivering training courses to large groups of delegates.
  • Knowledge of safety cultures within our industries. 
  • Able and willing to work to flexible schedules/ shifts and commit the time required to get the job done
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • PC lite
  • Area of Specialism: -
    • Sea survival
    • Lifeboat
    • Tempsc
    • Fast Rescue Craft
    • Coxswain


  • A1 Assessor or equivalent.
  • Experience of training large groups of delegates. 
  • Possess occupational expertise and/or certifications in roles related to relevant Industries. 
  • Crane operator experience (overhead). 
  • Previous experience in a similar role 
  • Worked offshore /at sea or delivered training in this environment 
  • First Aid qualified 
  • Knowledge of industry training standards & associations (GWO, OGUK, OPITO, STCW, IADC, APi etc.)

Closing date: 21st Oct 2022

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