Training center of LLC “Marine Recruiting Agency” increased the number of graduates by 13.3%
In January-September of 2016 LLC “Marine Recruiting Agency” (MRA) trained 1 687 specialists in marine, road-building and warehousing trades, which is by 13,3% more than during the same period of last year, says press center of Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg. Such a positive dynamics is conditioned by the fact that MSA has expanded the geography of its activity to the ports of Arctic, Baltic, Black Sea and Caspian basins.
The most popular among students are the trades of dockworkers-mechanics, slingsmen and forklift truck drivers. 583 people mastered these professions, which is 2.4 times more than during the same period of last year. 155 students got the profession of a longshoreman (slingsman) – by 78% more than in the previous year. 12 students mastered the trade of a tallyman, whereas in January-September of 2015 there was no training in this profession.
Also, during the above period 744 people completed professional development and retraining programmes, 62 people were attested and got qualification certificates.
Since the beginning of 2016 MRA has taught port trades 131 students of universities and colleges, which is by 31% more than during 9 months of last year. Practical training took place in the territory of JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg”.
MRA has developed specialized adapted programmes for the students of Higher education institutions. On the one hand, these programmes take into account that the students already have basic knowledge, on the other – they allow the students to master additional practical trade.
LLC “Marine Recruiting Agency” – recruiting company representing interests of transport logistic, construction and other companies of North-Western region in sphere of recruiting, training and provision of temporary personnel. MRA was established in 2001 and is a subsidiary company of JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg”.
Since January 01, 2016 the company has been accredited by Federal Service on Labour and Employment for performing the activities related to provision of personnel.
The Agency has its own Training Centre with its own technical infrastructure. Its functions are primary training, re-qualification and advanced training on the basis of various educational programmes.
JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (included in UCL Port – stevedoring division of the International transportation group UCL Holding) – is the largest operator, rendering services on handling of all types of dry cargoes in the Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg. It operates modern multipurpose specialized terminals for handling of general and bulk cargoes and specialized terminals for ro-ro cargoes. In 2015 the turnover of the company amounted to 7.9 mln tons.