On request from Global Ocean Developments of Yokohama, Japan, AST has delivered an Advanced Knuckle Boom Crane course onboard the ocean research vessel CHIKYU.
The training in Japan is a first for AST, and again highlights our ability to mobilise internationally and our recognition as a quality training provider.
Australian Skills Training (AST) has delivered its first Basic Hydraulics courses to clients in Indonesia, at AST’s training centre in Batam, Indonesia.
The course covers the fundamentals of hydraulic systems, components and their operation, reading schematics, right through to fault finding. The courses (3 in total) where delivered to candidates from Veritas Geophysical and PT McDermotts Offshore. Both companies work in an offshore environment that rely of complex hydraulics systems, and good maintenance practices to keep equipment operational.
The course feedback was excellent, with trainer (Barry Wheals) very successful in passing on his knowledge and expertise in Hydraulics.
Australian Skills Training (AST) has had an existing contract with Chiyoda Technip JV for Rigger Training extended by six months, and also been awarded a new contract for the same training by Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCIC).
In excessive of 2000 personnel on the Qatar Gas LNG project in Ras Laffan City will now be trained by Australian Skills Training. For the next six months AST will provide six trainers on a Fly in Fly out basis to complete the training program.
This is a significant size project for AST and a demonstration of our ability to provide training services globally.
Layher, the world’s largest producer of modular scaffolding systems, is internationally recognised as the leading scaffold supplier to the mining, construction, infrastructural, petrochemical and event industries.
Layher Allround scaffolding has become established on the market as a synonym for modular scaffolding. With its superior technology, the Allround connector has superseded conventional scaffolding connection techniques.
The original offers an unbeatable variety of uses: at every construction site, in industry, chemical plants, power stations, shipyards and for events. As scaffolding for working, protection, facades or for support, as internal or birdcage scaffolding, or as rolling towers. Allround equipment caters flexibly for all your requirements, even with very difficult layouts and architectural styles and with heightened safety requirements.
AST has commenced on work with Lafarge SE Asia in India and Indonesia providing Trainers/Technical Advisers. The aim of the assignment is to assist in the skills development of local contractors currently constructing cement plants in Rapir, India and Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
Lafarge is a world leader in the supply of building materials, operating in 76 countries and employing over 100,000 people.
AST is providing technical expertise in Scaffolding and Rigging to ensure work is carried out in accordance with ‘Best Industry Practice’ with the highest regards to personnel safety.
Australian Skills Training (AST) has recently completed a Basic Rigging training program for PT Sembawang Marine & Offshore Engineering, in Batam, Indonesia.
The training was aimed at developing the skills and professional knowledge of their Rigging Crews.
Australian Skills Training (AST) has been awarded a contract by Chiyoda Technip JV at the Qatar Gas Project in Ras Laffan City. The scope of work includes the delivery of a rigger training program for approximately 980 personnel.
When completed the project will be the 2nd largest LNG (Liquefied Natural
Gas) trains in the world. With the project being executed through a joint
Under the contract, the Chiyoda Technip JV will carry out the engineering,
procurement and construction of Trains 6 and 7 at the Qatargas plant in
The Technip Chiyoda JV has extensive experience in Qatar, including the successful Qatargas debottlenecking project as well as the award and execution of Qatargas II and RasGas (3) projects.
Whilst AST will play only a small part in the project it is further recognition of our status as an internationally recognised training provider.
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