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Unique Group Joins Hands with KBAT to Introduce a Series of Health, Safety & Diving Courses in the UAE

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From Left, Steve MacMillan - Global Project Director of Unique Group and Darren Brunton - Managing Director of KBA Training Centre, Shake Hands.

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.”

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. The Group has an established manufacturing capability for the delivery of customized engineering projects worldwide.

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