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  • Mintra Training Portal

    Dropped Objects

    Mintra Training Portal

    The aim of this course is to give you an awareness of what dropped objects are and why they must be controlled.

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  • Mintra Training Portal

    Fire Awareness

    Mintra Training Portal

    Smoke inhalation, damage and destruction of assets, and even loss of life. Workplace fires can have devastating consequences. It’s vital that you do your bit to help prevent... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Hand-Arm Vibration

    Mintra Training Portal

    The aim of this course is to provide an awareness of the dangers of hand-arm vibration and the health problems it can cause.

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  • Mintra Training Portal

    Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

    Mintra Training Portal

    The aim of this course is to make you aware of the main safety issues associated with hydrogen sulphide, also known as H2S. You’ll find out why it is highly dangerous and where... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Awareness (LOLER)

    Mintra Training Portal

    The aim of this course is to give you an understanding of what LOLER covers and how it is implemented.

    The course consists of two modules. You will first discover what the... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Manual Handling

    Mintra Training Portal

    The aim of this course is to give you an understanding of what LOLER covers and how it is implemented. The course consists of two modules. You will first discover what the regulations... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Noise at Work

    Mintra Training Portal

    The aim of this course is to give you an awareness of the dangers associated with high noise levels and the problems they can cause. You will also explore the regulations and... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    NORM/ LSA Scale Awareness

    Mintra Training Portal

    This course aims to increase your awareness of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Low Specific Activity (LSA) scale, as well as the safety issues and regulations... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Slips; Trips and Falls

    Mintra Training Portal

    In this course, you will discover the common reasons these types of accidents happen, and explore what can be done to prevent and avoid them.

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  • Speller Metcalfe

    Site Environmental Awareness Training (SEAT)

    Speller Metcalfe

    The Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) is designed for Site Supervisors and Site Managers and aims to enable them to understand the environmental impacts of... Read more

  • Honeywell Building Solutions

    Cyber Security - Advanced Topics

    Honeywell Building Solutions

    A close look at how users, malicious software and professional hackers attack the IT infrastructure. Ways of mitigating these attacks are covered in detail focussing on building systems... Read more

  • Profect Training & Consultancy

    Asbestos Awareness Training

    Profect Training & Consultancy

    If your work could foreseeably expose you to asbestos; then our asbestos awareness training will provide you with awareness and develop your knowledge of the hazards and risks posed by... Read more

More information about Energy

The energy sector is a highly innovative and expansive industry with a sustained focus for alternative power sources, renewable energy solutions and the balance between growing energy demands with local global environment challenges. The UK energy sector employs over 680,000 in a varied array of professions, from oil & gas engineers to nuclear scientists. EU Skills Research states the UK will need to employ another 200,000 people by 2023 to keep up with industry growth and demand.

Over the last 10 years, the UK has made a transition from being a net exporter of energy to having more than 25% of UK energy now imported. The main energy sources for the UK are approximated as Natural Gas & Oil (41%), Coal (31%), Nuclear (18%), Renewables (9%) and other (1%).

Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable energy uses the natural environment to make electricity. Renewable energies include include wind, wave, hydro, biomass and solar power. Renewable energy technologies produce approximately 9% of the UK’s electricity, and EU targets mean that this is likely to increase to 30% by 2020. Renewable energy will become a critical player in the strategy to reduce carbon emissions.

Nuclear Energy Sector

Currently, approximately 18% of UK electricity is provided by nuclear power from the use of 19 reactors across 10 locations. By 2025, the UK is expected to be supplied with around 25% of its energy from nuclear power. In June 2011, eight sites across Britain were chosen as locations for new nuclear stations.

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