Unique Group joins hands with KBAT to introduce a series of health, safety & diving courses in the UAE

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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 organisations 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.”  

About KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd: KBAT represents the training arm of KB Associates Group, with a significant focus on Health, Safety & Environmental training for the onshore and offshore industries. KBAT offers all forms of commercial safety training – both nationally and internationally accredited such as NEBOSH, IOSH, CIEH, Ministry of Manpower (Singapore), IMCA diving related courses, first aid courses, work at height and IRATA training courses.

KBAT remains the premier venue for International and National accredited training and the Group is positioned to offer specialized services in consultancy, training, marine, engineering, technical authorship, equipment and system audits (company, diving systems, ROV systems, Vessels) to synergistically fulfill the industry as a quality solution provider in the diving, marine and oil and gas industries. 

About Unique Group: Founded in 1993, Unique Group (UG) is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers. Through its expanding network of companies, UG is a specialist in the provision of services, and the sale and rental of equipment for Diving, Marine & Subsea, Buoyancy & Ballast, Survey and On-Site Engineering. Some of these products and services include commercial diving equipment, saturation diving systems, daughter craft, breathing air compressors, decompression chambers, hyperbaric rescue facility for the diving market sector; Integrated Vessel Management, Control and Safety Systems, Power Generation and Propulsion Systems, Onboard Energy Management Solutions for the marine market sector including the Unique Seaflex range of water weights, lift bags and pipeline buoyancy services; pipe clamps, on site machining, leak repair, hot tapping and online valve testing for the oil & gas market sector; environmental monitoring, hydrographic and geophysical survey equipment, remote operated vehicle for the survey and inspection market sectors. UG has local presence in USA, UK, South Africa, India, Middle East and Singapore and employs over 500 people worldwide.

For more information, please visit : https://www.uniquegroup.com

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