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Training and Development at the Forefront for Key South Humber Industries

11:24 am, Monday, 26th April 2021 - 5 months ago


APRIL 2021 – A £445,000 investment into oil industry logistics training and the announcement of the relocation of a leading offshore wind training provider to the region has further strengthened the region’s position in key industries.

As reported on BusinessLive, the National Centre for Process and Manufacturing, a collaboration between CATCH and Reynolds Training Services, can replicate rail, road, ship and tanker import and export operations and provides a seamless link into the process plant, providing the ability to emulate real time process operations from initial receipt to final delivery – and any situation that could arise.

The relocation of CWind Training from Lowestoft to Grimsby reported on BusinesLive is further positive news for the region. CWind, the offshore wind operator who already has its operational headquarters on the South Humber bank will now be joined by CWind Training who plan to provide training for over 3,000 people a year. A leading provider of health and safety, offshore skills, and GWO-accredited training courses, they are a welcome addition to the region which is already known for its world-leading role in offshore wind operations and maintenance.

Businesses looking to invest in the South Humber region will not be disappointed in the existing high quality training providers and further education institutions available to them.

The Grimsby Institute provides a range of courses to prepare students for careers in the regions key industry sectors. Home to the Grimsby Institute Engineering and Renewable Energy Centre and The Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre (FRPERC).

In neighbouring East Yorkshire, The University of Hull is home to The Logistics Institute, a world-renowned centre for research, education and expertise in logistics and supply chain management.

The University of Lincoln is home to the National Centre for Food Manufacturing, offering part-time study for food industry employees and innovation for businesses. The University of Lincoln also operates The School of Engineering which combines state-of-the-art R&D and teaching facilities with research informed teaching and industrial links.

Training organisations can be found aplenty in and around the South Humber region.

CATCH – CATCH is an industry led partnership supporting the process, energy, engineering and renewable industries in Yorkshire and Humber.

Modal – Modal Training is a centre of excellence for maritime, logistics and health & safety training.

Humber Maritime College – Humber Maritime College are well positioned to offer a range of training programmes in the maritime and offshore industry. Their aim is to be recognised as a leading maritime college which brings new ideas and innovation to the training of Engineering & Navigation Cadets.

Maersk Training Humber – Maersk train organisations, crews and individuals in the Oil & Gas, Maritime and Wind industry how to improve safety and operational performance, in offshore and maritime operations.

Humber Offshore Training Association (HOTA) – HOTA is a Limited Company with Charity Status, providing Internationally Approved  and Certified Training and an extensive portfolio of bespoke courses for the Renewables, Offshore, Maritime and Onshore Sectors to meet individual and company specific training needs.

HETA – HETA provide specialist training for young people looking to join the Engineering industry, whilst also delivering a variety of industry standard courses designed to transform your workforce.


If your organisation is looking for the perfect location and has specific workforce requirements, our team of inward investment experts are available to connect businesses to the right services across the region. Please get in touch today and our team will be glad to help.