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About Us

The Thames Skills Academy (TSA) is a Group Training Association – a not-for-profit, employer-led organisation supporting marine-based employers in the Port of London.  The TSA facilitates and provides high quality and cost-effective marine and port operations skills training.  It promotes jobs and careers in the maritime industries – specifically the ports and Inland Waterways sector.  The TSA is also driving forward the development of standards and the associated Inland Waterways competency framework.  The organisation was founded and is supported by the Port of London Authority, Transport for London, Tideway and the Company of Watermen & Lightermen

The TSA intends to provide Thames operators’ with a one-stop-shop for potentially all their marine and support staff training needs

Our Vision for the Future

We will be the first stop for marine employers active on the tidal Thames and the wider Thames Estuary as a resource for advice, quality training, updates on legislation, sharing best practice, networking, and as a forum for discussion. By achieving this, we are an ambassador for promoting a fully skilled, safe and growing Inland Waterways marine industry

Our Mission

To underpin efficient and safe marine operations and services on the Tidal Thames by meeting the training needs of employers through the training and development of competent and committed people

Our Values

In delivering our Vision and Mission, we will always:

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