CPD Sessions for school and college leaders in the South West

  • Published:30 Sep 2020
  • Last updated:6 Oct 2020
  • Address

  • Date
    12 Oct 2020

    11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Two CPD sessions will be held for school and college leaders in the South West on Monday 12 October, from 11:00-12:00 and 15:30-16:30. 

Maritime UK South West, together with the University of Plymouth City College and the South West Careers Hubs are inviting school and college leaders to one of two 60-minute sessions to learn more about careers and job opportunities in ports, shipping and maritime engineering. 

The  maritime sector, or 'Ocean Economy' is a key sector to the South West and the sector is set to double in size globally by 2030. The sector contributes over £3.82bn in GVA every year and employs 25,641 people across the region, paying well over the average salary.

The two sessions will include the following guest speakers:

  • Mike Reynolds - Operations Manager at ABP Plymouth.
  • Adam Parnell - Harbour Master, Torbay Harbour Authority and Chair of the SW Regional Ports Association.
  • Lance Chatfield - Higher Technology Skills Academy Manager, City College Plymouth
  • Chris Allen - Company Trade Master, Babcock
  • David Adkins - Associate Head of School (Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions), University of Plymouth Business School

These will be the first events in a series of webinars that will showcase the wide range of excellent careers and pathways into areas of the maritime sector where the South West has a range of globally leading businesses.

Join Session - 11:00-12:00 [passcode: 672994]

Join session - 15:30 -16:30 [passcode: 672994]