MRA Training Center trained 1,176 specialists in 9M’2018
In January-September 2018, Training Center of Marine Recruiting Agency LLC (MRA, a company of UCL Holding) trained 1,176 specialists including 929 persons trained under the programmes of basic professional training and 247 – under the programmes of additional professional training. Total number of educational programmes offered in the reporting period - 50.
More than 45% of trainees obtained new port jobs including dock engineer - slingsman (268 trainees), crane operator (100 trainees), tallyman (100 trainees), mooring man (69 trainees).
Road-building jobs, mostly off-road vehicle driver and loader operator, were also popular among the trainees. They were selected by 169 persons.
160 students of the MRA Training Center completed the courses and obtained certificates on Labour Safety and Fire Safety Basics.
In the 9-months period, 76 students of industry-specific schools of higher and vocational education were trained by MRA as tallymen. MRA had tailored special courses for the students of Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping, Sea Technical Colledge and Saint-Petersburg Sea Fishing College taking into consideration their students’ basic knowledge needed for obtaining of new jobs.
Marine Recruiting Agency LLC is a 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 AO Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg. From 2016 the company is 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.
Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (a company of 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 at Big Port St. Petersburg. It operates modern multipurpose specialized terminals for handling of general and bulk cargoes and specialized terminals for ro-ro cargoes and containers.