Launch Of OGP Client Worksite Representative Training In Aberdeen, UK
06/27/2013

KBA Europe brings OGP training to UK after successful delivery of the course in Singapore and USA!

Online PR News – 27-June-2013 – Aberdeen, United Kingdom – KB Associates Europe (KBAE) is pleased to announce the launch of the OGP Client Worksite Representative course in Aberdeen, UK from the 5th to 9th August 2013. This course is scheduled after being successfully delivered in Singapore and United States over the past two years.

KBA were officially recognised to run this course by OGP in 2012; this was after spending months in developing the course to ensure that it complies with the OGP requirements and received rapid approval once it was first audited. This is an essential competency development course for client worksite representatives who need to act as the 'eyes and ears' of the client with regards to safety, planning, system and procedural assurance, day to day operations, contractual compliance requirements, for what maybe both onshore preparation and offshore operations of a project.

This course has been developed to enable delegates to understand their roles and responsibilities as outlined by industry guidance documents issued by Oil & Gas Producers (OGP) and International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) as well as any legislative requirements due to area of operation. It offers a holistic overview of offshore legislation and the common issues affecting offshore construction, diving and maritime operations. These issues are further explored to deal with regional differences.

“We are proud to bring this increasingly popular training course to Aberdeen – UK where it is one of the main hubs of the diving industry; this adds to our commercial diving portfolio for competency development and training. Over the past two years, we have constantly reviewed and updated the course syllabus after feedback from the delegates, this ensures that we have the most practical and relevant materials to keep our delegates equipped with the most current practices.” – Mr. Brendan Kearns, Technical Director.

The tutor team consists of a group of experienced consultants who have each been in the industry for over 20 years. Darren Brunton has worked in the offshore oil & gas industry as a diver, diving supervisor, client representative, diving system auditor, company auditor, HSE diving management trainer as well as military diving instructor. With an overall career in the diving industry spanning from 1979, he brings to the course the hands-on experience of offshore operations, safety management, compliance and training deliverables. Brendan with many years as a specialist diving consultant and diving systems auditor brings to the course the viewpoint of legal compliance as well as the hands on diving technical aspects from working as a client representative. Murray brings a wealth of engineering knowledge and experience to the course with regards to the subsea controls, isolations and interventions.

“I have achieved the goal of gaining a more detailed, in depth knowledge required to carry out my work offshore. It was a pleasure to take the course with KBA, I will be back for a NEBOSH & auditing course.”– Duncan Hockey

"Thanks you very much for the information you passed on to us during OGP worksite Rep course. It was one of the best classrooms teaching I have attended in the recent times. I’m looking forward to attend more courses with you." – Mr. Rajesh Gaur.

“This is an excellent course for anyone considering self improvement and awareness in the role of CSR for diving or ROV”.” – Mr. Anton Zanetich.

For further information regards to training courses or in-company package, please contact KBA(E) at Tel: 44 1224 872741 or visit website at www.kbaeurope.org

About KBA Europe
KBA Group of Companies has over 11 years’ experience in the consultancy and training industry. KB Associates (Europe) Limited – its UK subsidiary provides consultancy services (safety management consultancy, safety management auditing, diving systems, ROV systems assurance, marine assurance and supply of client worksite representatives). Together with the subsidiary KBA Training Centre, KBA(E) has expanded to deliver National / International accredited health, safety and environmental training (NEBOSH, IOSH, CIEH), IMCA Approved Diving Supervisor, ALST and Diver Medic Training, engineering support services and other professional development training.