Students studying Uniformed Services at South Tyneside College have some new opportunities to learn about their field, thanks to Safeguard Clothing. Thanks to the brand’s donation of one of its innovative body armour carriers, students will be introduced to the protective technology that lightweight materials provide.
 
Chris Laios of Safeguard stated that the company has partnerships with over 50 colleges across the country, and South Tyneside College is now the latest to receive body armour equipment from the company. 
 

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Maritime experts in South Tyneside have hailed their role in making the North East the UK leader in high level skills training around a new ‘highway code’ of the planet’s coldest seas.

Their work at world-leading South Shields Marine School means it is the first and only centre in the land to develop training which verses ships’ officers and crews in all aspects of the Polar Code.

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Crucial fire safety expertise has been saved in the North East after South Shields Marine School stepped in to employ experts made redundant with the closure of a specialist training unit.

The Marine School plans to bring in-house the training for Merchant Navy and offshore oil and gas workers that it previously contracted to Impeller Assurance & Resilience, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service’s commercial partner.

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Pioneering education initiative Career College North East (CCNE), which operates from South Tyneside College, has appointed a new head to drive forward its unique programme of academic and vocational learning.

Paul Given, 47, aims to increase its influence on region-wide skills development by growing student numbers while embracing already exceptional partnerships with some of the region’s best-known employers.

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The North East’s world-leading maritime training centre has been awarded the UK’s highest further and higher education honour for its ground-breaking innovation in advanced 3D modelling.

South Shields Marine School has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its expertise in creating high-tech under and above water digital scenarios that allow naval architects and civil engineers to design and safely implement multi-million-pound real-world projects.

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A business entrepreneur is to take a step back in time by returning to South Tyneside College for the first time in 40 years to help point current students towards future success.

Paul Mackings, chief executive of land and property development company Cameron Hall Developments and a former CEO of Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club, hopes his first visit will inspire current learners.

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Respected South Shields Marine School lecturer Alain Reynier has received the royal seal of approval for his services to the careers of young seafarers and seafarer welfare over two decades.

He was presented with the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service by HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, at a ceremony at Trinity House in London, on Wednesday, November 6.

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Daring teenage television show host Danny Murphy created a tremendous splash when he took the plunge to film an episode of his latest challenge series at South Shields Marine School’s Marine and Offshore Safety Training Centre (MOST).

Danny, who has born deaf and uses British sign language to converse with his audience, underwent thrills and spills in front of the cameras for CITV’s new DareMaster show.

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