Aberdeen Marine Training Centre


Aberdeen Marine Training Centre

A centre of excellence

Aberdeen Harbour, Aberdeen, UK

Fully upgraded in 2011, Aberdeen Marine Training Centre is a world-class training facility. Our state-of-the-art centre delivers our full range of industry accredited and bespoke marine training courses in a single location. Delegates from across the offshore oil and gas and maritime industries come here to be trained.

Aberdeen Harbour affords a versatile training environment where delegates can learn safely. An expert team delivers practical training in up-to-date, industry recognised equipment in this ‘real life’ setting. Our ample resources allow us the flexibility to schedule marine courses to meet clients’ specific requirements.

Petrofac Training Services’ recent investment in Aberdeen Marine Training Centre demonstrates our strong commitment to clients operating out of North East Scotland. It also serves to help maintain Aberdeen’s global reputation as a centre of excellence for marine training.

Marine training facilities

  • Total of 16 boats used to deliver a full range of training to oil and gas offshore and maritime personnel
  • 1 x Verhoef freefall lifeboat – the only one of its kind in Scotland to service the offshore oil and gas industry
  • 5 x Watercraft - TEMPSC
  • 4 x Norsafe Mako - FRC
  • 1 x Avon Searider – FRC
  • 1 x RB 30 – Daughtercraft
  • 1 x Whittaker – TEMPSC
  • 1 x Watercraft
  • 1 x SCI Ships Lifeboat
  • 1 x Open Lifeboat
  • New pontoon and davits allowing easier access to and from boats

Centre capabilities

Courses offered at Aberdeen Marine Training Centre are delivered to rigorous industry standards. Accreditation comes from organisations such as the Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation (OPITO) and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Courses include:

  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Excluding Fast Rescue Craft)
  • Fast Rescue Craft Coxswain
  • Daughter Craft Coxswain
  • Fast Rescue Craft Boatman
  • Command and Control for Masters and Mates
  • Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Twinfall
  • Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
  • Freefall Passenger Training