Seagull Oil and Gas launches unique and cost efficient Ex and El Safety Training

Maritime Education and Training — By on April 4, 2016 at 10:18 AM
Seagull O&G new Ex and El safety training package

Seagull O&G new Ex and El safety training package

Seagull Oil & Gas has launched the most cost efficient and comprehensive e-learning training package in the industry for offshore personnel working in explosive atmospheres.

Building on International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards, the new series covers basic understanding, installation in Ex-areas, Exi installation, cable entry, IP degree, and inspection and maintenance.

“We believe today’s market requires more cost efficient and better Ex and El safety training” says Morten Aasen, Managing Director, Seagull Oil & Gas. “Together with leading subject experts we have developed a series of new courses covering these safety-critical subjects. The e-learning will work as individual self-study courses but also offered as part of blended learning.”

The content of the courses includes e-learning modules that normally require two days of classroom study covering theory. ExTek, the only certified CompEx centre in Norway, will offer the self-study course components so that an entire five-day 01-04 CompEx course can be completed with only three days spent in the classroom.

“Blended learning and self-study will be a greater part of future training, both to increase quality and reduce the cost of training, ” says Mr Aasen. “Ex and El safety are important subjects for our clients and we will continue to develop innovative and cost efficient solutions to meet their demands.” 

Seagull Oil & Gas is a world class provider of off-the-shelf training and competence management solutions. Our mission is to offer our clients best value for money by delivering solutions that reduce cost, improve safety and increase knowledge. Seagull Oil & Gas is part of the Seagull group, a leading provider of computer-based training systems for seafarers worldwide that offers a comprehensive library of e-learning and onboard courses for regulatory compliance and improved seafarer knowledge. Seagull’s solutions are installed on 9, 500 ships around the world. Seagull is headquartered in Horten, Norway and has offices in Tokyo, Singapore, Greece, Cyprus, Germany and UK.

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