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“To create sustainable quality training programs so the center will always be the choice of our clients.”

Mario Nahas, CEO

Who We Are

Founded in 1993, GTSC is headquartered in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

GTSC is the leading and largest Safety and Technical Training Institute in the MENA region, recognized as a world class training provider with a broad spectrum of Technical (including Drilling, Wireline, Coiled Tubing, Well Testing, Mechanic, Electrician, Instrumentation, etc.), HSE, Fire Fighting, Offshore Survival, Road Safety and various range of short term & long-term Training Courses.

The Centre has been created for the sole purpose of developing skills, knowledge and competency among the workforce especially in the Oil & Gas Industry. It has purpose-built branches in Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Oman. In addition, we have Representative Offices in different parts of the world.

GTSC launched the Middle East’s first fully operational Training Well in the year 2009. The USD 2.5M Training Well equipment set-up provides the hands-on experience and competency-based training in drilling, completion, well intervention and work over operations, enabling oil and Gas organizations to train and develop their employees effectively to the highest standards and up-to-date business drive.

We have been developing and implementing competency-based training system since 1999 which is the most critical feature that distinguishes the vocational education, training & development program and on-the-job trainings.

GTSC aims to make a world class health, safety, environment and quality a way of life and reiterate out stand to our clients and staff that safety is a necessity and not a demand.

Internationally accredited and approved by IADC, IWCF, OPITO, IOSH, NEBOSH, LEEA, ASHI, IMI, EFR, SQA, ANSI, HABC, OSHAcademy and from governmental authorities (for STCW-95, GMDSS and Skipper Certification), etc., and authorized to provide certifications upon successful completion of courses and assessments in the specialized standards which add value to the training.

Our vision is to create sustainable quality training programs so the center will always be the choice of our clients.

The services include complimentary local transportation, lunch and light refreshment, and all necessary logistics support to meet our clients’ needs.

Several Training Facilities

  • A large fire ground with the facilities to meet firefighting trainings for on-shore and offshore.
  • Swimming pools with HUET Simulators;
  • A purpose-built platform for Lifeboat Coxswain and fast rescue boat Training;
  • Different types of Technical Simulators such as Drilling, Wireline, Coiled Tubing, Well Testing, Marine and GMDSS
  • Recreation and Restaurant Facilities;
  • A Library with explicit collection of latest information resources, technical magazines, and videos from various international certification bodies.
  • Gym Facility, Basketball Court, Volleyball Court and Cricket

We are an Accredited Centre for many International Organizations and Memberships.

Who We Are

GTSC Saudi

Understanding the necessity and demand of the Industry for Safety and Technical Training in the region, GTSC has opened a branch in Dammam Second Industrial City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The purpose-built training center with latest technology facilities was opened and designed to cater all HSE, Fire, Survival, Road Safety and Technical Courses to the Oil and Gas companies and their contractors.

The center which has 20 classrooms, large fire ground, large Swimming Pool, several technical simulators and a dining hall, has the capacity to accommodate more than 250 trainees per day.

GTSC Saudi stands as a leader in the market with no competition, distinguished by its extensive International Certifications and world class facilities; making it the nation’s most comprehensive.

You may refer to our courses mentioned in the catalogue or contact us at:

General Technical and Safety Training Centre Company

2nd Industrial City,

P.O Box 14103

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Direct Line1: 00966-13-8345312

Mobile No: 00966-55-0877239

Fax No: 00966-13-8346561

Email: gtscsaudi@gtsc.biz

Our strength is providing training programs for the development of nationals to take the ownership of opportunities and manage their resources. With the experience of providing such programs in other countries, GTSC is offering in Saudi, the National development program for personnel in Technical aspects of Drilling, Wireline, Coiled Tubing, Well Testing, Electrical, Mechanical, Maintenance, Production etc., with Internationally accredited certificates. Our Safety training programs are also approved by the relevant accreditation bodies.

In addition to local trainers, trainers from other branches are mobilized as per the requirement.

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