Sea Training

Training can be undertaken on-board an Over-Watch training vessel, the clients own vessels or based on land. Over-Watch can supply trainers in the following fields.

Procurement, Equipment procurement.

Logistics Training.

Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Aircrew Training, Radar System Training, I.S.R. Training and S.A.R Training.

Control Centre Training and Training Centre.

Training Vessel. Pre-B.O.S.T, B.O.S.T, F.O.S.T, P.D.T, C.O.S.T.

Helicopter Training.

Medical Training.

UAV’s, UAV Training and Base Station training.

PROCUREMENT

Equipment Procurement.

Any major or minor equipment procurement needed for the Coast Guard can be sourced through Over-Watch.

LOGISTICS TRAINING

Logistics training can be tailored to individual needs to cover Personnel, Pay and Cash Accounting, Management & Leadership Training, Stores Logistics (including setting up and running of a Forward Logistics Site and contingency planning), Catering services (including providing provisions/feeding at Action/Emergency stations), Food Hygiene Training.

Personnel/Administrative Management/Training.

Subjects covered include:  Pay & Cash Accounting, Personnel Development, Leadership & Management, Compliance assessment of seagoing units to ensure ready for sea state is achieved, administrative management, continuity planning, organisational development/assessment, value for money and cost effectiveness assessments, creation of processes and systems to improve operational effectiveness of administrative organisation, Training Needs Analysis, Course Design, Gap Analysis of Training Courses.

Stores.

Subjects covered include: continuity planning, organisational development/assessment, value for money and cost effectiveness assessments, creation of processes and systems to improve operational effectiveness of stores organisation, Training Needs Analysis, Course Design, Gap Analysis of Training Courses, creation of stores plans from basic requirements to producing plans to cover Forward Logistics Sites and exercises for Group Logistics Planning and force logistics, Distribution Centres, supply routes, storage & warehousing.

Catering.

Subjects covered include: continuity planning, organisational development/assessment, value for money and cost effectiveness assessments, creation of processes and systems to improve operational effectiveness of catering organisation, Training Needs Analysis, Course Design, Gap Analysis of Training Courses, Action Messing, Action snacking routine, Food Hygiene Training/Assessment, assessment of provision duration, field messing.

MARITIME PATROL AIRCRAFT.

Aircrew Training.

The training system Over-Watch makes use of is state of the art equipment. Both within the aircraft and on the ground, as seen on our Air page.

Radar System Training

I.S.R. Training.

IMINT Missions Systems Operator Training.

SIGINT Mission Systems Operator Training.

Sensor Maintenance Training.

Imagery Analysis Training.

S.A.R. Training.

We can run a complete Advanced Training course teaching handling and CRM in a multi engined helicopter as well as navigation, instrument flying, SAR and mountains.

Observer Training.

These courses cover all aspects: basic winching in a safe environment, over water hovering to rescue downed aircrew, locator beacon homing and winching to cliffs and boats and more advanced courses.

Control center Training and Training Center.

Over-Watch personnel can help to set up and equip a multi spectrum Control Center. A center which can collate all intelligence gathered in by Coast Guard assets.

Intelligence from radar, photographic, Sigint, Video and Elint.

We can also set up a Training Center for all of the above disciplines, to a world-class level.

TRAINING VESSEL.

Over-Watch can supply a designated training vessel, for training of the following subjects.

Single ship operational training of the bridge crew and advanced training/experience with CG flotilla work.

Operational planning/Flotilla planning.

Flotilla logistics training.

Boarding party training.

Helicopter training.

Firearms training.

Vessel weapons training.

RHIB training.

Helicopter Re-fuelling training.

Helicopter handling training.

Operational Logistics Training. (Flotilla)

Helicopter Op’s Training.

S.A.R. Training.

Damage control training.

Firefighting training.

Medical training by Doctor as well as naval medics.

Practical diesel engineering training

Seamanship training – basic to advanced.

Operational Sea Training

Pre-OST

– carried out by Ships’ staffs (usually ex FOST) that run training programmes on the same lines as at OST, to prepare them for BOST.

BOST

(Basic Operational Sea Training, also known as OST) – At Sea and alongside dependent upon serial being exercised).  Carried out by FOST staff with predetermined serials, tried and tested audit of ALL ships departments and crew to ensure they are operationally excellent prior to deployment.

Post Deployment Training

(COST – Continuation Operational Sea Training) COST is usually requested by a ship’s CO but is a fantastic way to ensure the ship is at a high state of readiness just prior to entering theatre of operations.

All the above training covers all departments (WE, ME, OPS, SEA, LOGS, MEDIC, NAV and AIR).  Exercises include Emergency Stations, Action Stations, Catering, Logs/Action Logs, resupply, Discharge Dead exercise, repatriation exercise, Disaster control, Shore disaster exercise, humanitarian aid.  Serials are predetermined and are unknown to the CO (unless they could present an H&S issue or danger to shipping, etc.)

The vessel will have facilities for computer orientated training as well as lecturing and hands on training.

Crewed by ex-members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marine Commandos, who will also teach and mentor clients’ staff.

Helicopter training.

Training vessel can also be supplied with an operational Helicopter with a full crew for training of the following.

S.A.R Training.

Observer Training.

Search and Probing contacts.

PAX’s Transfers.

Stores Transfers.

Medevac Training.

Weapons training. Heavy weapons up to Sniper training.

IR Camera fitted for low light flying. Training in the use of equipment.

Medical Training.

A full team of Ex-Naval Medics will be on-board to train clients’ staff in basic First Aid to advanced medical practices.

UAV’s.

Over-Watch can supply land or sea based UAV’s.

UAV Training.

Training can be done by our own UAV instructors or by our UAV supplier partners.

Base station.

Our team can set up and train our client’s team to run the base station for the deployment and operation of the UAV’s or have a package which will include the set-up, maintenance, operation at low costs.

OVER-WATCH TRAINING PERSONNEL.

The Training team are all ex Royal Naval and Royal Marine Commando Personnel who have had full and successful careers and have served on the staff of the Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) working directly to the Admiral.  All staff working for FOST are specially selected to perform the duties as they have reached an exceptional level in professional expertise, management and leadership in their chosen field.

The majority of Logistic trainers have also been Chief Instructors at the Royal Naval Defence Logistics School teaching the future Senior Logistics Officers in the Royal Navy as well as New Entry trainees and Senior Ratings.

Aircrew trainers have all served in either the Royal Navy or Royal Air Force and have been instructors in their respective area of expertise. Training team members have all reached senior ranks in the British Forces.

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