RN Engineering Officer Competence Framework and Mapping

Challenge: The Royal Navy (RN) Engineer Branch Strategy recognised that “engineering is a fundamental enabler of Naval Capability” and outlined how the Engineering Branch will enable the Future Navy Vision (2025). This project supported that strategy and formed the basis … Read More

Analysis and Course Design RN Engineering Programme FARADAY

Challenge: Programme FARADAY was implemented to oversee the Engineer General Service recovery plan in order to sustain a branch which is ready for future challenges through the provision of a Competence Based Approach to Training. There is a training requirement … Read More

Training Needs Analysis Bridge Synthetic Navigation

Challenge: The current Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) capabilities are being utilised at, or above, design capacity and are becoming expensive to support owing to ageing technology and a lack of spares. A Training Needs Analysis (TNA) was required to … Read More

Training Needs Analysis MESM Waste Equipment and Protected Atmosphere Ventilated Environment

Challenge: The Royal Navy (RN) required to meet legislated higher standards of environmental control relating to the prevention of pollution from ships (including submarines) at sea by the ejection of waste and the facilitation of Mixed Manning in Submarines. To … Read More

Training Needs Analysis Queen Elizbeth Carrier Navigation System

Challenge: At 65,000 tonnes, the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) are the largest ships ever operated by the Royal Navy. One of the key components to enable the effective delivery of Carrier Strike Effect is the Integrated Navigation Bridge System (INBS). … Read More

Waves Support to Defence Primes – Nuclear L&D

Challenge: To support Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd (DRDL), the licensed area of Devonport dockyard under the control of Babcock Marine.  Following observations by the Nuclear Regulator, several areas of non-compliant Systems’ Approach to Training (SAT) training materials needed to be … Read More

Needs Analysis and Design Royal Artillery Instructor in Gunnery

Challenge: With the rebasing from Germany, Army future structures, changes to operating procedures and a general requirement to modernise; the Royal Artillery (RA) sought a solution to improve the technical knowledge and skills across the organisation, delivered through their professional … Read More

Training Needs Analysis Royal Artillery Gunnery Staff

Challenge: Despite significant capability, operational and structural changes within the Royal Artillery (RA), the Gunnery Staff (GS) training requirement had not been reviewed holistically for 2 decades. The GS are essential to the capability development, training, and assurance of RA … Read More

Training Needs Analysis Joint Fires Synthetic Trainer

Challenge: Joint Fires coordination training is one of the most resource intensive capabilities to train and maintain competency and currency globally. Good simulation can assist in both the delivery and skill maintenance at a fraction of the cost and significantly … Read More

Ammunition Technical Officer Course Redesign

Challenge: Waves extended its understanding of Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) officer training by conducting an extensive review of an RLC officer specialisation: Ammunition Technical Officer (ATO). Waves, supported by the Optima Group, undertook a collaborative exercise with the Royal School … Read More