25Jun
2019
Posted: 25 Jun 2019

ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Surveillance Audit 2019

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ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Surveillance Audit 2019

We are pleased to announce that KB Associates Group of Companies is now certified to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018. The audit team concluded that the IMS management team responsible for its implementation and maintenance has high level of integration and able to respond to questions about the entire system. Some positive comments from the auditors: The Management and Staff interviewed were supportive and familiar with their processes The IMS Manual and Procedures has good sign-posting for ease of navigation The Training Matrix has provided good overview of Skills and Knowledge development of the Organisation Great job to the team who've answered the auditors' ...

13Jun
2019
Posted: 13 Jun 2019

Distance Learning Techniques are Not Accepted by IMCA for the Delivery of Any Diving Division IMCA-Approved Training Courses

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INDUSTRY NEWS IMCA has issued an information note (IMCA D 06/19) that 'Distance Learning Techniques are Not Accepted by IMCA for the Delivery of Any Diving Division IMCA-Approved Training Courses'. The issurance of this circulation is due to news that IMCA Trainee Air Diving Supervisor (TADS) courses are being offered through a distance learning package, and some certificates indicating satisfactory TADS course completions have been issued to persons who have not attended and passed complete face-to-face classroom-taught TADS courses. Till date, IMCA has not approved, and does not approve, any distance learning training being the sole mode of study for any IMCA-approved ...

12Jun
2019
Posted: 12 Jun 2019

IMCA Introduces a NEW EXAM PROTOCOL for Diving Supervisors & Life Support Technicians

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IMCA Introduces a NEW EXAM PROTOCOL for Diving Supervisors & Life Support Technicians

INDUSTRY NEWS With effect from 1st May 2019, IMCA has introduced a new exam protocol for Diving Supervisors and Life Support Technicians (IMCA Information Note D 05/19).  As safety critical positions, it is essential that candidates are able to demonstrate convincingly that they have the necessary aptitude, knowledge and skills to fulfil these roles. In brief, exam applicants will only be allowed to sit the examination for a maximum of three (3) times.  Upon failing at the 3rd attempt, the candidate will have to wait for a period of two (2) years before being allowed to re-enter the qualification scheme. ...

26Mar
2019
Posted: 26 Mar 2019

Lists of courses that are approved for Funding

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Lists of courses that are approved for Funding

Check out the list of courses that are approved under the following grants. SSG Approved / SFC eligible Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Grant is eligible for Company-sponsored or Self-sponsored applicants and only Singaporeans and PRs. The list of courses below SFC eligible and applicable to Singapore citizen only. “All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.” List of courses that are SSG approved / SFC eligible: Courses Course ref. ...

21Feb
2019
Posted: 21 Feb 2019

‘KBAT Diver Medic’ App is now available

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‘KBAT Diver Medic’ App is now available

      Maintain competence by learning anytime, anywhere at your fingertips. Singapore, 21 February 2019, Thursday – Safety Consultancy and Training Provider, KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd (KBAT), is proud to announce the launch of its first mobile application ‘KBAT Diver Medic’ and it is now available. The Diver Medic Continuous Personal Development mobile application (DMT App), is developed with the aim to help diver medics (DMTs) maintain their competence. With insufficient practice, medical skills will fade overtime. Thus, it is crucial to stay current. This purpose-built application will allow DMTs to keep updated of the latest ...