Unique Group & KBAT Introduces Courses in the UAE

(From Left) Steve Macmillan - Global Project Director of Unique Group and Darren Brunton - Managing Director of KBA Training Centre Shake Hands to formalise the partnership for training in UAE and Sout
(From Left) Steve Macmillan - Global Project Director of Unique Group and Darren Brunton - Managing Director of KBA Training Center

By MarEx 2015-06-23 14:35:39

Unique Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers has recently collaborated with KBA Training Centre (KBAT) based in Singapore in order to offer a series of Health, Safety and Diving courses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

KBAT is the largest and leading training provider in Asia Pacific offering health and safety consultancy courses approved by International Accrediting Bodies such as NEBOSH, IOSH, CIEH, IMCA and IRATA. The courses that will be delivered in the UAE are NEBOSH, IOSH, CIEH, IMCA and other bespoke trainings in the offshore marine, diving and safety industries.

With an increasing importance to promote good health, safety and environmental practices in the Middle East region, the joint alliance has been timely and beneficial for both the safety and diving professionals. The synergy for safety, training and competence by both organizations ensures the highest quality and relevant training solutions to the range of onshore construction and offshore marine industries.

The course schedule that has been confirmed is as follows:

NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety (30 Aug – 10 Sep 2015)
NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil & Gas Operational Safety (12 – 17 Sep 2015)
IOSH Accident Investigation (05 – 06 Sep 2015)
IMCA Trainee AIR Diving Supervisors (18 – 22 Oct 2015)
IMCA Diver Medic Technician  (04 – 13 Oct 2015) and Refresher (01 – 05 Nov 2015)

On account of the newly formed partnership, Ian Huggins, General Manager @ Unique Group’s UAE office commented, “We are extremely delighted to be partnering with KBA Training Centre to offer some of their top courses targeting the health & safety sectors of the oil & gas and diving industries. Unique has always strived to maintain stringent HSE guidelines while working closely with its customers. Through this partnership, we look forward to enlightening trainees with the best practices in operational safety.”

Darren Brunton (CFIOSH), Managing Director @ KBA further added, “The aim of the alliance is not only to promote safety awareness of various stakeholders but to offer quality training solutions to our Middle East clientele. We believe

Unique Group’s on-the-ground expertise and knowledge will give us better insights of the local market and together we can better refine our range of courses to both the onshore and offshore industries.” 

New Training Venue: Unique Group – Plot no. 1D/07A, Near Roundabout 3, Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah, UAE. For further information with regards to training courses or in-company package, please email training@uniquegroup.com  or divingadmin@kbassociates.org; or call +971 6 5130333 (Unique Group) or +65 6542 4984 (KBAT).Open Course Schedules for NEBOSH, IOSH, CIEH and IMCA Diving courses – Now Available in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

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