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How you can be a Qualified Commercial Diver

Date Posted: 03 Aug 2017

How you can be a Qualified Commercial Diver

Singapore Approved commercial diver training by KBA Training Centre

Diving to make a decent living

Diving as a career is catching up fast among today’s youngsters. Though commercial divers are primarily needed at offshore oil rigs and underwater construction structures, work opportunities also exist inland. These include power plants, bridge inspection, wastewater treatment plants, among other places. Aspiring individuals, who are equipped with commercial diver training, can make a decent living as a commercial diver.
 
KBA Training Centre (KBAT) – the no.1 choice for commercial diver training

KBAT
ranks as one of Asia’s top-notch training academies, which offers industry-relevant training approved by national/global accredited bodies such as SSG, IMCA, NEBOSH, IOSH and IRATA. KBAT offers inland/inshore commercial diving courses from diver to supervisor levels (Level 1 to Level 4) to equip you with necessary diving skills and knowledge in accordance with the requirements of the Singapore relevant legislations. Our newly re-located commercial diver training centre at Toll Offshore Supply Base in Loyang is truly a world class facility; it is the first Nationally Accredited Commercial Diver Training Centre in Singapore and Asia that is certified under the ISO 29990 Learning Service Providers accreditation scheme and approved by MOM, Singapore. The objective is to provide highly professional training aimed at raising the operational safety standards within the inland/inshore commercial diving industry.
 
Collaboration with PDA

KBAT has signed an MOU with the Professional Diving Academy (PDA), Dunoon (Scotland) to train commercial divers in Singapore to the UK HSE offshore diving standard – Part I (Surface Supplied / Top-Up Certificates). This strategic collaboration will enable trained commercial divers to further their career options, thereby gaining a highly recognised international offshore commercial diver’s qualification in the process.
 
Launchpad for success

KBAT feels a glow of pride to announce its first female Singaporean diver – Ms. Siti Naqiah Binte Tusliman - who is certified under the ISO 29990:2010 Standard Scheme that fully complies with Singapore Commercial Diving Standards. And, well, there is more good news. For eligible candidates who make the cut, new course funding is available with up to 95% subsidies! Terms and Conditions Apply

It’s time to take the plunge! Fulfill your dream of being a professional commercial diver. Enroll at KBAT, today. For course details and other info, please visit our Commercial Diving Courses page.




Life On Ropes - INDUSTRIAL Rope Access SYSTEM

Date Posted: 06 Jul 2017

Life On Ropes - INDUSTRIAL Rope Access SYSTEM

Globally acknowledged IRATA rope access training from Singapore’s premier academy

We have seen it in the movies as well as on TV: terrified people trapped in high, inaccessible spaces being rescued by trained professionals using ropes and harness. Climbing and descending lithely like Spiderman, these pros help save lives and control damage to property. However, unlike the comics where Spiderman uses only a single strand of web, the professional rope access technician always has a second rope to ensure safety.
 
This is just one application of what we call ‘Industrial Rope Access’. Industrial rope access is an acknowledged profession. It involves ropework activity which makes it possible for workers to reach hard-to-access places without the use of scaffolding or an aerial work platform.
 
Rope access training is the grooming that turns an ordinary individual into a dashing safety professional. A professionally certified, skilled industrial rope access technician can formulate plans to safely perform a range of complex tasks such as rescue & hauling, repairs & maintenance, inspection, cleaning, surveying, among others. From power plants to high-rise construction sites, from off-shore installations to deep mines, industrial rope access technicians are in great demand today.

Significance of IRATA Certification

IRATA is the world’s leading authority on industrial rope access.  It has over 400 member companies around the world and has trained in excess of 100,000 rope access technicians worldwide.

For any individual aspiring to work successfully as a rope access technician, an IRATA certification is the definitive prerequisite. It is the globally accepted benchmark for safety, performance and compliance.

Advantage KBAT

As a duly affiliated member of IRATA, KBAT is proud to be at the forefront in offering high quality industrial rope access training. Committed to promoting safety and operational efficiency at the workplace, we map out the training requirements of clients to reduce incidents and optimize cost savings for organisations.

We are an ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Certified Company committed to continual improvement and implementation of best industry practices. And our leadership team brings to the table 60 years of aggregate experience in the off-shore Oil and Gas industries.

Key highlights of our training programme

  • Fully equipped facility with a wide range of rope access equipment in Singapore
  • Able to offer In-house Training at client’s venue or BESPOKE training to meet company specific training needs
  • Dedicated classroom coaching
  • Qualified, experienced trainers
  • Focus on the importance for proper planning and management requirement during rope access and Rescue Training during emergency
  • IRATA validation included in course fee

Modules offered

IRATA Level 1

Scope: 5-day training course in rope access followed by independent IRATA assessment.
 
Pre-requisites -

  • No previous experience required
  • Aptitude for working at height
  • Physically and medically fit
  • Minimum age of 18 years

IRATA Level 2

Scope: 5-day training course in rope access, rope rigging & rescue. Independent IRATA assessment.

Pre-requisites -

  • Minimum of 12 months and 1000 hours of work experience in a variety of tasks as a level 1 rope access technician
  • Physically and medically fit

IRATA Level 3

Scope: 5-day training course in advanced rope access techniques, rescue, equipment examination and legislation. Independent IRATA assessment.

Pre-requisites -

  • Minimum of 12 months and 1000 hours of work experience as a level 2 rope access technician
  • Physically and medically fit
  • Appropriate first aid certificate
  • Written recommendation from an IRATA member company or assessor

Train with the experts!

Having an excellent track record in training safety and high evaluation passing rate since inception and in-depth experience in conducting IRATA-approved courses, KBA Training Centre is uniquely positioned to offer you high quality, professionally-driven industrial rope access training.

Enroll today to fulfill your dream of working as a qualified industrial rope access technician.

For more details, please visit the IRATA Courses page.
 




 

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