Accredited By IMCA To Deliver ALST, ADS And BDS Course In Aberdeen, UK

Top Quote KBA Europe is now approved to deliver IMCA Assistant Life Support Technician, Trainee Air and Bell Diving Supervisors course. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 23, 2014 - Aberdeen, United Kingdom - KB Associates Europe (KBAE) is pleased to announce its accreditation by International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) to deliver the Assistant Life Support Technician course (ALST), Trainee Air Diving Supervisor (ADS) and Trainee Bell Diving Supervisor (BDS) at its training facility in Aberdeen. This adds into our portfolio the IMCA approved training courses - IMCA Diver Medic Technician course which are currently held at the Chichester Medical Education Centre (CMEC) in UK.

    KBA Group has been delivering these courses in Singapore since 2006, in Lakes Charles Houston - USA, New Delhi - India and in Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia. With the new accreditation of KBA Europe, candidates are re-assured of the quality of training we deliver worldwide as well as the professionalism of KBA instructors who have over 25 years in the commercial diving industry. Their wealth of diverse training and field experience offer invaluable knowledge and skills to the candidates.

    The ALST training is the fundamental course for new entrants to the IMCA Life Support Technician, equips personnel with the necessary skills to control the chamber environment and having the knowledge of physics, physiology and medical aspects so as to support divers in high pressure environments. The Trainee ADS training comprises of diving physics, anatomy & physiology, plant & equipment, legislation & guidance, air diving emergencies etc; whereas Trainee BDS training comprises of dive systems, system monitoring, chamber procedures, gas handling, diver & emergency evacuation, supervision and leadership etc. Both IMCA ADS and BDS certification will allow commercial divers to supervise complex engineering tasks underwater, be globally recognised as a supervisor and enable them to work worldwide.

    "Since our inception of delivering IMCA training courses, we have trained a total of 827 Trainee Air Diving Supervisors, 333 Trainee Bell Diving Supervisors and 703 Assistant Life Support Technicians till date with delegates coming from different countries and nationalities. Our outreach to European market beyond Asia Pacific and USA is our continuous aim to promote industry training and competence by bringing training closer to you at home in our new Aberdeen training facility." - Mr. Brendan Kearns, Managing Director of KBA Europe.

    Some of the student testimonials
    - "The lecturer is good & easy going which boosts the confidence levels of the student. The thing I enjoyed most was the comfortable level of the course time & interaction with the lecturer with ease." - Joshua Jeffrey
    - "Very good tuition & breakdown of the workbooks." - Dave Plinston

    For further information regards to training courses, training schedules or in-company packages, please contact KBA(E) on: 44 (0) 1224 872741 or visit website at

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