Welcome to Scanning Ocean Sectors Training for Professionals.

You have been directed here from our International Training Webpage.

You can now do your training online! Save on time, flights, accomodation and do the training in your own time at your own pace.

There is always a facilitator online to assist with any questions you have regarding the course and any of the tests. Please note all tests are open book and automatically graded, you can take the tests 10 times each to ensure you have attained the correct knowledge for the job.

 

There are a number of courses on offer for the Marine Industry, please select your course carefully register and pay. Once you have paid for the course and started we cannot refund any money.

Please Note that all courses have a practical element which you add on, to your main course, example: MMO course with an add on of JNCC for UKCS.

If you are not sure which course to book please contact us for advise.

There are more courses coming soon! so please watch our website, Facebook page and the course page for new updates.

Important information

Please note, we can not solve any issues that you have with your own personal computers/Laptops/tablets.

  • Android phones and iphones will not work with this course as the training material images will be too small to view
  • At the end of each session/day you MUST log out, and log back in at the start of each day, your login times are recorded on the system and the times are added to your overall competence
  • You Must click only ONCE on the green complete quiz button, if you click more than once numerous quizzes will be sent to the system and only one is marked, therefore the system will lock you out until all quizzes have been reviewed
  • If you fail the Quiz you can retake again, but you MUST click on the Red Reset Quiz button before you can take the Quiz again
  • Your online course MUST be taken by you, we will randomly call the student to ensure the identity, if it is found that someone else is taking the course your certificate will be voided
$1,800.00

Welcome to JNCC/UKCS classroom facilitated course.

This course includes our Full SoS Marine Mammal Observer Course, this gives you the foundation information to become an efficient MMO, the legal guidelines for JNCC will be explored in depth. This course will concentrate on all the legal aspects of JNCC and the UK continental shelf region. The JNCC data sheets and excel workbook data entry will be covered in detail in this Course. You are required to read through all the material for this course before you attend, as you will be tested on your knowledge on the final day of the practical. Once you have read all the material/modules given we will review each module in person, in the classroom, all the legal aspects of the guidelines and how to complete the data sheets in full. This course will include a full days practical element where you will put into practice all the units of competency to ensure you are a well informed JNCC UKCS approved MMO, you WILL be expected to complete all your data sheets correctly and efficiently, convert to excel spread sheets and make informed decisions on issues that arise on the practical. Report writing and data analysis, will consist of completing a pre-mobilisation presentation and a final full report, including all the datasheets.  

$476.00

This Additional course can ONLY be taken after the MMO - SoS course has been passed

  This course covers how the regional waters are regulated. It will go through legislation and how it has evolved through time and how it actually works. In addition, there will be a focus on particular regional legal issues such as species of concern for specific areas and environmental protection. The course will cover all aspects of the EPBC Act Policy Statement 2.1- interaction between offshore seismic exploration and whales.  The collection of data and how to input into the Cetacean Sighting Application is covered in full detail.

$476.00

This course is for the student to become a fully trained Marine Mammal Observer.  

This course can be taken as a stand-alone Marine Mammal Observer course if you do not require to be approved by JNCC/UKCS region.

If you require JNCC/UKCS approval you MUST take the other core modules alongside with this course, JNCC/UKCS Upgrade and finally the Premobilisation and practical Course.

  You will be taken though every aspect of the job and all the skills involved in becoming a fully trained MMO. Confidence as an MMO comes from the knowledge that you are well prepared in your topic and the resources you’ll use to to work in a demanding environment. Confidence, is also understanding that an effective MMO is someone who presents in a professional manner, is effective at communicating and has developed an awareness of the skills involved to be accurate and precise in all aspects of the job. In this course, we’d like to share with you our combined experience in the Marine Mammal and regulations sector working with collective skills. Our focus will be on the legal and more practical aspects of MMO working and we’d like to draw on some of the skills and knowledge we've gained through our respective careers to offer you some practical techniques, approaches, hints and suggestions that you may be able to apply to your own skill set. Whether you’re an experienced marine biologist/MMO or just starting out, this course aims to develop the skills that you already have and help you become a more confident and accomplished MMO.  

$385.00

The Pre Mobilisation and Practical Assessment  

This module MUST be taken if you want to be an approved JNCC/UKCS Marine Mammal Observer

  Please contact us before purchasing regarding the region you wish to take the practical.

$298.00

Once you have taken the Marine Mammal Observer SoS course and passed you can then upgrade with this one day JNCC course. This course will allow you to work in UKCS and respective areas.

This course can ONLY be taken in conjunction with the MMO SoS course.

  This course is for the student to become a fully trained Marine Mammal Observer. You will be taken though every aspect of the job and all the skills involved in becoming a fully trained MMO for UKCS waters only. Confidence as an MMO comes from the knowledge that you are well prepared in your topic and the resources you’ll use to to work in a demanding environment. Confidence, is also understanding that an effective MMO is someone who presents in a professional manner, is effective at communicating and has developed an awareness of the skills involved to be accurate and precise in all aspects of the job. In this course, we’d like to share with you our combined experience in the Marine Mammal and regulations sector working with collective skills. Our focus will be on the legal and more practical aspects of MMO working and we’d like to draw on some of the skills and knowledge we've gained through our respective careers to offer you some practical techniques, approaches, hints and suggestions that you may be able to apply to your own skill set. Whether you’re an experienced marine biologist/MMO or just starting out, this course aims to develop the skills that you already have and help you become a more confident and accomplished MMO.   There is always a facilitator available to assist with any areas you are having difficulties with. The certificate will be issued at completion of the course so please ensure you have completed ALL your personal details in full and correctly, you must upload a passport sized photo that will be used on you ID card.

$159.00

You are required to upload your old certificate for verification and provide your details for new certificate and ID card issue.   Please note:

THIS REFRESHER COURSE IS FOR SCANNING OCEAN SECTORS TRAINED MARINE MAMMAL OBSERVERS ONLY.
  This refresher course covers all new advances in technology for the MMO, including any updates in species and conservation status, and the regional law/guidelines for your area. Once passed you will be issued with a renewed and dated certificate and Identification Card.

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