Competence

What happens if all my experience is gained on small ROVs with little or no hydraulic technology?
You can still gain a certificate of competence for each grade regardless of the types of ROV that you work on.  The scheme contains competencies that requir...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:38 AM
Will gaining a certificate of competence in only one particular class of ROV system limit my chances of employment?
It is not intended to limit anyone’s chances of employment by issuing certificates in this manner.  Employers do however tend to use the candidates experien...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:38 AM
Who can I get to sign off my competencies whilst offshore?
A witness or an assessor can initial the performance criteria.  An assessor must sign off the record of assessment page once the competence has been complet...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:38 AM
What is the difference between a witness and an assessor?
An assessor will hold a recognised assessment qualification that is awarded by EAL through MTCS Ltd.   A witness is somebody having professional status and ...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:39 AM
Is the D32/33 assessor qualification still valid or has it been superseded by an alternative qualification?
The D32/33 has been replaced with a qualification known as the A1/A2 assessor qualification. Assessors holding the D32/33 can still practice assessment ...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:40 AM
What can I sign off whilst working towards an assessor qualification?
On completion of your assessor-training course you are required to carryout 3 assessments in the workplace and submit evidence relating to these to MTCS Lt...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:40 AM
What does the phrase 70% of performance criteria actually mean?
Each competence contains performance criteria that cover the main tasks that will be covered in a typical activity relating to the competence.  In order th...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:40 AM
Why does my certificate have an expiry date?
There is still on going debate as to the length of time that a certificate is valid, and indeed if there should ever be an expiry date. The reason for t...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:41 AM
What is Competence?
Competence can be defined as the ability to perform within a work related function or occupational area to national or industry standards expected in employ...
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018 at 10:06 AM
What is the benefit of holding a Certificate of Competence?
The majority of oil majors now ask that all personnel hold a valid and authentic certificate of competence for the role in which they work.  The Certificat...
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018 at 10:07 AM