• New Courses Coming Soon!
    by Satzuma Creative on 21st June 2022 at 1:42 pm

    Register interest in our potential new courses below! Cathodic Protection Inspection Corrosion Under Insulation Inspection Concrete Coating Application and Inspection Powder Coating Application Superyacht Coating Application and Inspection [...] Read More... from New Courses Coming Soon! The post […]

  • Apprenticeship training to develop the next...
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 19th May 2022 at 9:31 am

    Support the Next Generation of Coatings Professionals Level 2 Industrial Coatings Applicator Apprenticeship Register for our free webinar at 2pm on 16th June to learn more about the Industrial Coatings Programme, benefits for employers & learners, and funding opportunities. REGISTER HERE [...] […]

  • Blast it!
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 6th May 2022 at 10:18 am

    Blast it! Procedures around blast cleaning, which is one of the most effective methods for the removal of mill-scale and rust on steel surfaces, are described in an international standard that offers a handy pictorial reference for coatings surveyors, applicators and supervisors to follow. If not […]

  • A brief introduction to the Corrosion Management...
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 21st April 2022 at 10:00 am

    A brief introduction to the Corrosion Management Concept and its application benefits By: Ali Morshed (PhD, MSc, CEng, DIC)   Corrosion Management (CM) is a rather new concept and process whose international advent could be traced back to the publication of the UK Energy Institute’s book (Ref. […]

  • A view from…behind the desk
    by MTA user on 18th March 2022 at 11:02 am

    A VIEW FROM…BEHIND THE DESK Here at the Maritime Training Academy, we pride ourselves on the fact that we don’t just offer courses, we help build careers. Students from all around the world come to us to embark on a new path, discover things they didn’t know about an industry they have been […]

  • Coating Applicator Apprenticeship
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 11th February 2022 at 10:18 am

    Journey of an apprentice   Starting at the bottom of the ladder may be daunting, but becoming an apprentice is the most important step anyone can take on their career journey. Our Training Director, David Eyre, did just that. Starting as an apprentice applicator, he learnt the basics, worked the […]

  • A view from the…office
    by MTA user on 10th February 2022 at 2:26 pm

    A VIEW FROM THE OFFICE Here at the Maritime Training Academy, we pride ourselves on the fact that we don’t just offer courses, we help build careers. Students from all around the world come to us to embark on a new path, discover things they didn’t know about an industry they have been in for […]

  • Distance learning in yachting
    by MTA user on 7th February 2022 at 11:40 am

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many issues unlike anything we have ever experienced. As such, there has been a shift in attitude towards working in the yachting industry. We have seen a huge increase in crew looking to move from yacht to shore or vice versa, and many people wondering what to do […]

  • The science and technology behind an award...
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 18th January 2022 at 12:22 pm

    Award winning coatings at Sherwin-Williams The science & technology behind Firetex FX6002. Sherwin-Williams’ award-winning Firetex FX6002 intumescent passive fire protection enables unrivalled curing in hours as opposed to days. Launched across Europe in 2019 and awarded a 2021 Queen’s […]

  • Stunning Recycling Sculpture
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 2nd December 2021 at 2:16 pm

    Galvanizing an iconic recycling sculpture    A Merseyside business in the UK has lent a helping hand to an iconic community project designed to raise awareness of the important role recycling has on protecting the planet.   Merseyside Galvanizing Ltd, which is part of Wedge Group Galvanizing […]

  • A view from the…deck
    by MTA user on 16th November 2021 at 10:28 am

    A VIEW FROM THE DECK Here at the Maritime Training Academy, we pride ourselves on the fact that we don’t just offer courses, we help build careers. Students from all around the world come to us to embark on a new path, discover things they didn’t know about an industry they have been in for The […]

  • Metal Coatings – How can they help you?
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 15th November 2021 at 12:22 pm

    Thermal Metal Spraying   What it is thermal metal spraying?   Thermal spraying is a surface coating process that sprays metals, ceramics, and polymers onto the surface of another material. Thermal metal spraying has long been used in the protective coating industry particularly in the oil and gas […]

  • Increasing durability with Avantguard
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 10th November 2021 at 12:48 pm

    How to increase durability with Avantguard protective coatings   By challenging the standards for corrosion protection, Avantguard activated zinc primers are significantly reducing application and maintenance costs on a wide range of industrial assets, from power stations and storage tanks to […]

  • Corrodere launches apprenticeship scheme in style
    by Tatum Le Patourel on 20th October 2021 at 8:58 am

    Corrodere launches apprenticeship scheme in style   At the Corrodere Academy we are committed to encouraging and developing the future of the Protective Coatings industry. So, we’ve partnered with Skills Training UK, and together we are bringing our Protective Coatings Applicator course to the […]

  • Maritime Recruitment Myths De-bunked with Marine...
    by MTA user on 23rd September 2021 at 8:01 am

    4 Common Recruitment Myths De-bunked with Marine Resources The recruitment process can be difficult for businesses to grasp. The world of recruitment is fast-paced and it’s easy for misconceptions and misinformation to occur, so Marine Resources are busting four common maritime recruitment myths […]

  • Travel the world – and learn as you earn!
    by MTA user on 27th July 2021 at 8:18 am

    Imagine the open sea, colourful sunsets, beautiful sights from around the world…and getting paid at the same time! The ‘glamorous’ life portrayed on television programmes such as Below Deck, aren’t the only way to see the world with a maritime career. And, if life on board a superyacht just […]

  • MATF funding collaboration
    by MTA user on 9th July 2021 at 12:05 pm

    Maritime Training Academy secures course funding collaboration with the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) & Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board (HKMPB)   Three Maritime Training Academy courses – Diploma in Liquefied Natural Gas Shipping, Diploma in Ship Surveying and Diploma in […]

  • Moving ashore – how to take the leap
    by MTA user on 14th June 2021 at 7:18 am

    Moving ashore – how to take the leap Are you looking to move to a shore-based career? If taking the leap and moving from yacht to shore is your next career move, then read on…   Whether you are looking for a new challenge or hoping to put years of yachting experience into a position The post […]