First Training Provider to deliver IMCA Diver Medic Technician Course in Phuket, Thailand

Diver Medic Technician (DMT) and IMCA Diver Medic Technician Refresher (DMTR) courses are now available in Phuket - Thailand with the first course scheduled to run on the 5 – 14 June 2012.

Online PR News – 14-May-2012 – Singapore – KBA Training Centre (KBAT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with H.T Training & Services Co., Ltd (HTT) to deliver International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Diver Medic Technician (DMT) and IMCA Diver Medic Technician Refresher (DMTR) courses at DMS Training Facility Phuket - Thailand. The first course has been scheduled to run on the 5 – 14 June 2012.

KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd is the leading IMCA approved training provider in the South East Asia region. The IMCA Approved Diver Medic Technician Course provides participants with the skills, knowledge and the confidence to administer the Life Support techniques learnt during the training effectively and safely. Attendees will be taught how to assess the casualty promptly and provide resuscitative measures with up to date emergency first aid and medical equipment as well as a detailed understanding of diving related illnesses.

This course has been developed to train offshore divers to be a competent Advanced First Aider / medics as outlined by IMCA and Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) guidance documents and requirements, while on successful completion and passing the course examinations the attendees will be awarded with IMCA approved DMT / DMTR certification that is recognised internationally by the offshore commercial diving industry.

KBAT’s DMT/ DMTR training upholds IMCA course curriculum and standards and provides a robust foundation of practical drills/ scenarios and theory for personnel to develop their competence in this specialised area of emergency management.

“We have spent months researching the feasibility and find HTT to be the ideal working partner and we are sure that our overseas courses will have the benefit of KBAT’s expertise in providing quality training from our trainers and course material plus the support and facilities on site that HTT offers”, said Mr. Darren Brunton, Managing Director of KBAT.

Being the first training provider in Phuket working with HTT to deliver IMCA DMT and DMTR, KBAT are always at the frontier of working with potential business partners. Besides the new training location in Phuket, KBAT also deliver DMT/DMTR in New Delhi – India and Singapore with its headquarters in Singapore.

“Both Darren and Wayne (Senior Medic Trainer) have made a couple of visits to our facility and gave us valuable advice to enable us to work towards creating a conducive learning environment for the divers. We have established the full range of medical equipment and modern classroom facilities to provide the training experience our customers will appreciate ,” commented Mr. Hakan Taspinar, Managing Director
of HTT.

One of KBAT’s student Mr. Josh Parkes commented, “The instructor has extensive knowledge & background in the medical field and was able to accurately answer all questions”.

This course can also be presented as an in-company package and adapt course materials for specific organization needs. For further information regarding course fees and scheduled dates, please contact KBA Group Head Office at Tel: +65 6542 4984, email us at or visit our website at

About KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd
Represents the training arm of KB Associates Group with a significant focus on accredited safety training for the onshore and offshore industries. We provide all walks of commercial safety (both nationally and internationally accredited - NEBOSH, IOSH, CIEH, OPITO), full range of IMCA diving related courses and other training such as IRATA RopeAccess, IOSH Working At Height, NSL Rigging & Lifting. KBAT remains the premier destination for specialised international and national accredited training in the Asia Pacific region.