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HTL Group are delighted to have Bob Fogerty BSc CMIOSH as Director of Training for HTL Training Services.

Personally delivering training alongside a team of highly skilled Technical Trainers, Bob is responsible for developing a training programme to serve the growing training demands of the oil, gas, and renewable energy sectors.

With over three decades of experience in engineering and a team of Technical Trainers with expertise in a number of industries, Bob ensures that HTL Training Services consistently delivers training which exceeds industry standards.

World class training facilities based in Cramlington, Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth coupled with an ever increasing portfolio of approved courses ensures delegates have the best learning experience with HTL Training Services whether they are looking to reskill, upskill or transfer skills.

A full suite of approved courses can all be delivered onsite at client’s premises globally or at any dedicated HTL training facility with flexible study periods to suit individual requirements.

Worldwide recognised courses available include the ECITB’s Mechanical Joint Integrity training (Topside, Subsea & Wind Energy), Gas Turbine Introduction and Operations, Mechanical Valves and Maintenance, Effective Communication in Construction Engineering, CCNSG Safety Passport, NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety, IOSH Managing Safely and QNUK First Aid training.

Bob Fogerty comments:

Having spent the past 25 years in the Controlled Bolting Sector, the role of Director of Training for HTL Training Services felt like a natural step for me. The position allows me to take the successful HTL business model and apply it to the training services arena, ensuring that HTL will continue to develop its training course portfolio in response to its clients and industry needs.”

To view the full course portfolio available from HTL Training Services visit http://www.htl-trainingservices.com/upcoming-courses/.

To enquire about individual or group course bookings please call +44 (0) 1670 700 005 or email info@htl-trainingservices.com.

Bob Fogerty

 

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Halliburton opens expanded manufacturing and technology centre in Malaysia

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Sulzer Pumps supplies high performance pumps to FPSO vessel in Western Australia

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Max Petroleum Plc announces Halliburton to provide integrated project management services to drill and complete NUR-1 pre-salt well

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