NTI establishes state-of-art training institute in Ghala
National Training Institute’s (NTI), new state-of-the-art training facility in Ghala was inaugurated on Tuesday by Raoul Restucci, Managing Director of Petroleum Development Oman, under the auspices of HH Sayyid Tarik Bin Shabib Al Said. It can train 800 persons at any given time.
NTI is a leading integrated training and support services organisation that has been providing focused skills development, assessment and certifications in a variety of sectors for nearly three decades. Addressing the gathering Restucci said, “It is an honour to be a part of the event and we are very proud of our 25-year long association with NTI. They have been a key player on so many fronts, particularly our collaboration in our National Objectives programme. We would like to commend NTI for their commitment to the development of Omani manpower and will continue to extend our support.”
Alastair Stangroom, Managing Director, Babcock Oman, said, “We are happy to welcome everyone to the new state-of-the-art training facility. At NTI, we boast the private sector training facility along with a staff that is highly committed and passionate about what they do. Going forward, we will continue to build on our reputation as a premier training institute and set an example for others to follow. We will also continue to seek excellence and surpass our client’s expectations.”
NTI’s facility is equipped with the best in safety culture and technology and comprises advanced workshops for a wide range of engineering operations and maintenance training, together with plant and machinery for lifting operations and IT Training laboratories. It has a total built-up area of 90,000sq.ft. along with an outdoor practical training area of 32,000sq.ft.
The centre has six modern workshops and 38 contemporary learning rooms for technical vocational training, HSE, leadership and management training. It also contains simulators and equipment to create controlled problem solving, life saving and firefighting scenarios.
Lawrence Alva, CEO of NTI, said, “The centre is a testimony to NTI’s commitment to building the competency of the nation’s employees and creating the future work-pool of the Sultanate.