We are very proud to announce the signing of a partnership with the Der Mond Group for the establishment of a Training Academy in Senegal.
The Der Mond Group, who have a presence in the United Arab Emirates, France, Mali and Senegal, operates both upstream and downstream covering the whole of the oil and gas value chain.
As part of the agreement to set up of the Training Academy in Dakar, Senegal, Techma, a subsidiary of the IOTA Group, will bring its experience, skills and its training competence to develop a world-class training facility.
This Academy will offer internationally recognized courses that are accredited* by world-renowned Awarding Bodies in the field of Emergency Response and Health and Safety, applicable to all industries, but notably for the oil and gas sector.
Ms. Khadijah A. Ba, President and Founder at Der Mond Group :
“We are extremely proud to be behind the launch of the academy and to become, with IOTA Group, a partner with expertise and with international references in the oil and gas sector, the first Senegalese institution dedicated to train a wide range of professionals in the fields of industry and more especially Oil and Gas. Our first goal will be to offer a large number of engineers, technicians, team leaders and operators, certified training in the crucial area of industrial safety, thus paving the way for the establishment in Senegal of a sustainable presence of recognized professionals ready to meet the high demands of operators, contractors and suppliers already present or being established in Senegal.”
John Lowe, Group Training Director at Techma :
“Techma is very proud to be chosen as the training partner for the prestigious Der Mond Training Academy. I can state quite unreservedly that the work we undertake, be that in the design and development of the Academy, or in the build-oversee and management of it, will be to the highest standards and quality that Techma is renowned for. I can also reiterate that Techma will deliver world-renowned accredited training whenever possible, and ensure that all who attend will have the best possible learning experience and the highest possible chance of success. This is the start of a long and demanding journey, and one that we are more than ready to embrace.”
Thierry CUSIN, CEO at IOTA Group:
” Set up to a new country is always a great pride! This is even truer when it comes to a country like Senegal, and even more when one associates with a major actor like the Der Mond group. We are happy to embark on this journey with Khadija and her teams because we share the same values and the same vision of the world of tomorrow.This partnership allows us to live a beautiful human adventure: That of transmitting vocational training to Senegalese youth! The whole group is mobilized to succeed this wonderful project.”
* Our courses are accredited by NEBOSH, JOIFF, IOSH, Highfield ABC and IADC.