Oil and Gas Europe, previously known as Achilles JQS and Achilles FPAL, brings together thousands of fully validated suppliers in one simple to use platform. The joint qualification system, Oil and Gas Europe complies with international standards NORSOK S006 and IOGP 423, as well as enabling the energy transition to a clean green future, through renewable energy commodity codes and environmental, social and corporate governance standards.
Mintra AS / Achilles ID: 00047074 / Expiry date: 06/03/2022
The global utilities market is fast-moving, subject to ever more stringent regulation and new technologies. Combining qualification systems from Connexio and Sellihca, this continually developing community gives members the information they need to do business with less risk, in less time – whilst meeting EU regulations.
Mintra AS / Achilles ID: 00047074 / Expiry date: 08/03/2022
Mintra is a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) member and has a range of online courses certified.
The CPD Certification Service helps organisations formalise knowledge into a structured and recognised approach. This means that formally certified CPD materials are more likely to become accepted and welcomed by audiences.
Cyber Essentials is the UK government certification that protects SMEs from 80% of cyber attacks. It’s the recommended level of cybersecurity for all businesses. The scheme provides businesses with clarity on good basic cybersecurity practices. By focusing on basic cyber hygiene, companies are better protected from the most common cyber threats. Mintra achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification in March 2020.
The Mintra quality management system has been certified as complying with the DNV standard for Maritime Training Providers (DNV-ST-0029). This demonstrates strong training design delivery processes. The audit and certification process verified that we consistently analyse and adhere to applicable mandatory regulations, supporting our legal compliance.
Mintra has a number of courses certified to the DNV-ST-008 Learning Programme standard. These include:
The standard intends to ensure that training courses certified in accordance with this standard are properly designed, meet applicable requirements regarding contents, contain clear objectives for results, are delivered by qualified trainers and are assessed and improved in line with market demands and experience.
Mintra is an ECITB (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) approved training provider for the following online courses:
The Mintra ECITB-approved MJI and SBT online training courses are designed for existing workers to refresh their theoretical knowledge before taking the ECITB Technical Tests. The eLearning courses have been developed as an integral part of the ECITB/Step Change in Safety MJI/SBT model.
HCA (Helideck Certification Agency) is responsible for the inspection and certification of all helidecks on offshore vessels and installations operating in UK waters. In addition, the Company provides services to major oil companies, platform constructors, helicopter operators, shipping registries, and national civilian aviation authorities worldwide. Mintra is accepted by HCA for delivery of online-based Dangerous Goods by Air (DGBA) "awareness" training.
|Mintra is an IATP approved provider of Asbestos Awareness eLearning. IATP members are all independent asbestos training providers who have been independently audited to prove competence and compliance with asbestos legislation. Members may also list BOHS P series training, Health & Safety Training and eLearning for Asbestos Awareness Training.|
Mintra is accredited by Investors in People (IIP) in the UK, a standard for people management that demonstrates our commitment to investing in training and developing our workforce. IIP have accredited more than 50,000 organisations and their standard is recognised in 66 countries around the world, making it the global benchmark when it comes to people management.
Mintra's management system is approved by Bureau Veritas to ISO 9001:2015 standards. ISO 9001 certification has been achieved by more than 1 million organisations worldwide – making the standard arguably the most important piece of business literature ever written.
Gaining certification from Bureau Veritas demonstrates that our quality management system (QMS) follows a robust and globally recognised approach that’s focused on continually improving our processes and managing business risks to meet the needs and expectations of our customers and other stakeholders.
The LPI (Learning and Performance Institute) is the leading global authority on workplace Learning & Development. Mintra was the first company ever to achieve the LPI’s accreditation of those servicing the global safety-critical industries. LPI accreditation demonstrates that our products and services have been independently acknowledged as a leading-edge offering. Mintra was named in 2019 and 2020 as a Top 15 Learning and Technology Provider by the LPI. In 2021 Mintra was awarded the LPI Gold Standard accreditation, achieving 100% attainment across all eight key performance indicators.
Mintra is approved as an educational and training institution with a maritime education by the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), in accordance with section 14 of the regulations of 22 December.
STCW (International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers as amended, including the 1995 and 2010 Manila Amendments) is a key IMO Convention.
Mintra can issue STCW certificates approved by the NMA on behalf of the IMO for the following courses:
The STCW certificates have a 5 years expiry date apart from the Ship Security with and without duties certificates which don’t have an expiry date.
View Mintra on the list of NMA Approved Providers
Mintra is an OPITO approved training provided with the following online courses currently available;
The Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation (OPITO) has been setting standards for the oil and gas industry since 1991 to help improve workforce safety and competence - over 350,000 people per year train to OPITO Standards across the globe. OPITO undertakes a quality assurance role on behalf of industry through a robust approval and monitoring processes thereby ensuring that every OPITO approved training provider delivers a consistently high level of training to delegates around the globe.
Mintra has selected health and safety courses to be approved by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
RoSPA has been working towards their vision for life, free from serious accidental injury, since 1916. RoSPA approval offers quality assurance, increasing credibility with customers, the public and staff, and ensuring that the safety content of courses is correct. Approval is a thorough, comprehensive service that conveys a sense of quality to prospective delegates. As such, it is vital that high standards are achieved and maintained. Not all courses are eligible for approval, but those that are must first undergo a rigorous assessment. This entails a RoSPA Consultant conducting an in-depth review of all course materials.
Today, only little more than 1 per cent of the global seafaring workforce is female. Whilst this is an impressive 45 per cent