21
Sep

Industrial Training: Agadir International Training Center (AITC)

Agadir International Training Center (AITC) Project with an estimated budget of 52 MDH, is located near the future University Hospital Center of Agadir and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Agadir, and has already received the Environmental Impact Assessment Acceptability.

This project will make Souss Massa Region and the city of Agadir a first choice destination for oil and gas trainings, due to the international network.

AITC center will offer international trainings for Africans and Europeans operating in the oil sector, mainly OPITO-certified training courses in the oil and gas industry and “BOSIET”. The initiators of the project have also planned a training program in survival techniques and individual and collective rescue. The center intends to extend the HSE culture to other sectors as well, including petrochemicals, industrial, construction, agrifood and fishing.

The center will have an industrial department where NDT (Non Destructive Testing) and welding will be conducted. It’s mainly technical trainings ISO 9712 for control agents certification and ISO 9606 for welders qualification in order to face the shortage of skilled welders in the field of shipyard.

This project is perfectly in line with the Industrial Acceleration Plan for the period of 2014-2020, launched by his majesty last January. The center will thus make it possible to adapt the profile to the industrial need and for the shipbuilding sector as well.

Agadir International Training Center will be the largest training center in Africa, and will thus meet the growing needs in terms of trainings for the Souss Massa Region, for the country of Morocco and extensively: Africa in the framework of the conventions signed by the Kingdom with many African countries in order to provide excellent trainings.

Agadir International Training Center will mainly consist of 16 training rooms and 04 laboratories in addition to a semi-Olympic swimming pool and a helicopter crash simulator as well as firefighting training area, an industrial building welding workshop last generation, several conference rooms, projection room of 206 seats with catering service.

The opening of the center is scheduled for the end of 2019.