Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre (FOSC)

Company Type
Industry Training Provider

+44 1253 504800

maritime@blackpool.ac.uk // offshore@blackpool.ac.uk

Company Snapshot
Blackpool and The Fylde College - Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre (FOSC)
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Company Type
EducationHealth & SafetyMarine Renewable EnergyMaritime & ShippingOffshore Oil & GasOffshore Wind Energy

About Us
Blackpool and The Fylde College's Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre (FOSC) offers high-quality, industry-accredited maritime, offshore oil and gas, and renewable courses to ensure your professional development within these growing industries.

Our first-rate facilities support a varied curriculum, which we are constantly diversifying and extending to meet industry needs. We are currently the only UK nautical establishment to offer a distance learning option for our HNC/D programmes, for instance.

We enjoy strong employer relationships, and our portfolio of sponsoring companies is growing every year. Our students perform exceptionally well, evidenced through impressive success rates and recognition from prestigious national awards.

We look forward to you being part of our success.
Services & Activities
Health & Safety ● Maritime & Shipping ● Training
Certifications & Accreditations
AMSA Australian Maritime Safety Authority Approved Training Provider
APPEA Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association
ASME S American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Power Boilers (S) Certificate
ASME U American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Pressure Vessels (U) Certificate
ASME U2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Pressure Vessels (Alternative Rules for Pressure Vessels) (U2) Certificate
CAA United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority
CHAS Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme
City & Guilds City & Guilds Approved Centre
EN 1090 Structural/Contsruction Steel & Aluminium Products
GWO Global Wind Organisation Accredited Training Provider
HSE United Kingdom Health & Safety Executive
IOSH Institution of Occupational Safety & Health
ISAA International Spill Accreditation Association
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems
ISO 27001 Information Security Management
ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems
ISO 9001 Quality Management System
ISO/IEC 17025 Testing & Calibration Laboratories
ISO/TS 29001 Oil & Gas Quality Management
MCA Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) Approved Training Provider
MNTB Merchant Navy Training Board Centre Recognition
NATA National Association of Testing Authorities (Australia)
NEBOSH National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health
NOGEPA Nederlandse Olie en Gas Exploratie en Productie Associatie
OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety Management System
OPITO Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation
PAS 99 Integrated Management Systems
RYA Royal Yachting Association Recognised Training Centre
SCC**/VCA** Safety Certificate Contractors (More than 35 Employees)
SCC*/VCA* Safety Certificate Contractors (Up to 35 Employees)
SCCP Safety Certificate Contractors for Petrochemicals
SCP Safety Certificate Personnel Leasing
UKAS United Kingdom Accreditation Service
UKSpill UK Spill Contractors Accreditation Scheme
GWO ● OPITO ● RenewableUK
RenewableUK members are building our future energy system, powered by clean electricity. We bring them together to deliver that future faster; a future which is better for industry, bill-payers, and the environment. We support over 400 member companies to ensure increasing amounts of renewable electricity are deployed across the UK and access markets ... Moreto export all over the world. Our members are business leaders, technology innovators, and expert thinkers from right across industry.
The Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation (OPITO) is the global, not-for-profit, skills body for the energy industry. More than 250,000 people are trained to our standards every year, across 47 countries through 205 accredited training centres.... More

With operation centres in four regions - UK and Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas – we are driving safety and competency improvements to benefit the industry.

An industry-owned organisation, we also work with governments, national oil companies, operators and contractors, offering a range of services and products to meet international skills needs and support workforce development.
Companies join the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) because together they can have a positive and meaningful influence on the safety and productivity of the workforce they employ. GWO members collaborate by sharing evidence and risk information such as injury statistics. This helps them identify areas of work in the wind power supply chain where the ... Morecreation of standardised training can ensure safety for technicians, while delivering productivity benefits which grow as the standard becomes established.

We are a non-profit membership organisation where both wind turbine manufacturers and owners of wind turbines are eligible. Since our formation GWO has attracted many of the world's largest original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and wind turbine operators, training over 44,000 technicians in 2017.
Training Courses
OPITO Courses
STCW Courses
STCW Basic Safety Training WeekPersonal Survival TechniquesFire Prevention & Fire FightingElementary First AidPersonal Safety & Social ResponsibilityProficiency in Security AwarenessUpdated Personal Survival TechniquesUpdated Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
GWO Courses
GWO Basic Safety WeekFirst AidFire AwarenessManual HandlingSea SurvivalWorking at HeightHydraulicsMechanicalElectricalGWO Basic Safety Course (Refresher)Manual Handling (Refresher)First Aid (Refresher)Fire Awareness (Refresher)Sea Survival (Refresher)
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+44 1253 504800
Head Office
Fleetwood Nautical Campus, Broadwater, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 8JZ, United Kingdom