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

Tag: Announcements
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. ...

04Feb
2019
Posted: 04 Feb 2019

Happy Lunar New Year 2019

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Happy Lunar New Year 2019

GONG XI FA CAI! KBA Group of Companies Wishes You and Your Family a Prosperous and Fruitful Lunar New Year. We'll be closed from 04 Feb 2019, 12.30pm onward to 06 Feb 2019. Business will resume on 07 Feb 2019. ...

08Oct
2018
Posted: 08 Oct 2018

New Launch: KBAT ByteSize Courses

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New Launch: KBAT ByteSize Courses

KBA Training is pleased to announce the newly launched ByteSize Online courses that will enable personnel to be able to study at their own time, anywhere and at their own pace.  The course is structured so that it is suited for full-time company employees or individuals who wish to gain credit towards an international syllabus using a step-by-step approach.   For each module, candidates will be assessed by multiple choice questions and practice questions throughout the course. At the end of the course, candidates will sit for two mocks and a final assessment online. Candidates must achieve a minimum pass standard ...