Welcome To HOTA

HOTA, the Quality Training Provider, offers nationally approved training and tailor-made courses to meet company specific training needs. HOTA is renowned for its flexibility and for its highly trained team of professional trainers delivering courses when, where and how they are required.

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Latest News

OPITO-approved Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) Initial Deployment training.

We are pleased to announce that from the 4th August 2014, HOTA will be offering at least 6 sessions per day of the 90 minute Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System Training.  To make your booking contact bookings@hota.org

posted on: 03/07/2014

Funding for Employers available

In conjunction with Hull College, HOTA is able to offer funding for a variety of courses to local SME's under the Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) and Local Response Fund.  SME's employing under 250 employees and are located in the Hull, East Riding, N E Lincs and N Lincs region may be eligible for funding to upskill their workforce or grow their business.  For further information please contact Claire@hota.org 

posted on: 16/05/2014

Charity Dunk Day (1)

HOTA is hosting a Charity Dunk Day Thursday 30th October in aid of Downright Special supported by HEY Smile Foundation. The 'Dunker,' is the nickname for the Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Simulator which is used as a major part of training delegates for the Offshore Industry.


posted on: 21/02/2014

New Course - Ship Security Awareness

HOTA is now approved to conduct the 1/2 Day Ship Security Awareness Course.  The course aim is to give those on board the ship who do not have a designated security duty the essential esucation and training meeting the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements set out in the STCW table.  This supports Chapter X1-2 of the annex to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at sea (SOLAS 1974) as amended and the international ship and port facility secuirty code.

posted on: 20/02/2014

News regarding HOTA course costs

HOTA has endeavoured to absorb many increased costs over the years, in fact its course fees have not been increased for 5 years.

Selected courses will however be subject to increase fees from 31st March 2014. The increase of course fees will allow HOTA, a registered Charity, to continuously improve its facilities, equipment and service to delegates and booking companies.


posted on: 27/01/2014

Appointment of new Training Unit Manager

HOTA is pleased to announce the appointment of Capt. Amanda Viljoen as Manager of its Training Unit based at the companies Malmo Road Site. Amanda, who previously held the position of Maritime Course Instructor within the company, took over the reins from capt. Grahame Hicks on 1st January 2014.


posted on: 21/01/2014

Hull win the bid to become City of Culture 2017

Today it was revealed that Hull has been named as the UK City of Culture 2017.

posted on: 20/11/2013

HOTA is one of the first training providers in the UK to offer new STCW10 refresher training

HOTA is proud to announce that it will be one of the first Training Providers in the UK to offer STCW10 Maritime Refresher Training Courses. Courses will commence 30th September at the companies Albert Dock and Malmo Road Sites in Hull.


posted on: 06/09/2013