LMI Marine Sector event

The Marine LMI Sector session took place on Wednesday 29th March 2017 on board the Pride of Rotterdam, P&O Ferries, Hull.  The event was attended by Over 90 people from business, training providers, Job centre plus, careers advisors and organisations helping people into work.

The event gave delegates:

  • an understanding of the understanding ¸detailed information on the different industries within the sector and the employability skills and qualifications the sector requires now and in the future
  • an insight in to the routes to progression within the sector
  • information on local job opportunities within this sector and entry routes into the industry and skills gaps the sector currently faces
  • A broader understanding of the importance of this sector to the local economy.

The session consisted of a range of presentations by experts from industry and education, followed by “meet the employees” speed networking session.  There was also time for networking built into the session.

Mark Smith – Learndirect

“I was surprised by the amount of opportunity for employment in the maritime industry and the shortage of staff and vast opportunity for people wanting to work in the sector”.

Planning has already started on a Health event and this is due to take place on 11th May 2017.

The LMI Marine Sector day is available on our YouTube page: