There is a growing requirement within our industry for employees to demonstrate on-going competence in their chosen discipline. Competence schemes make sure that individuals in safety critical and other positions are assessed against current legislative, technical and operational requirements. They ensure that those working in today’s industry have the appropriate skills and behaviours, making them a desirable and valuable employee. The provision of a competent workforce plays a central role in ensuring the safe and effective execution of operations.
This video aims to promote and encourage participation in company competence schemes based on the IMCA framework. It highlights the reasons why demonstrating and recording a person’s competence is vital in today’s industry, where terms such as safety and competence go hand in hand.