Centre equipped to impart technical and theoretical training
Emrill, a UAE-based facilities management company, has announced welcoming its employees and fresh recruits to a new training and development facility – the Centre of Excellence – dedicated to soft and hard services training for all personnel.
The new facility was planned and built to meet the demands of its rapid expansion and growth over the past two years, Emrill said, and claimed that the Centre was spread across 400 m2, had an increased capacity and provisions for technical training, comprising several fully equipped technical and theoretical training rooms that have been used to train 1,000 employees to date, including new recruits and current employees for their career development.
Ben Churchill, the organisation’s Managing Director, said: “We believe in developing and investing in their progress through continuous training and further education. As industry leaders, we work towards continuously raising standards and applying best practices across the business.”
Emrill revealed that with the acquisition of several new contracts to the company’s portfolio, including Torch Tower, Etihad Towers and Princess Tower, the tallest residential building in the world, the Centre had the capacity to provide technical and theoretical training to 140 employees daily in eight fully equipped training rooms. According to Emrill, a large variety of courses are available, ranging from team building and client management to technical skills that include HVAC, plumbing and electrical.
Commenting on specific areas of training in terms of HVAC, Churchill said: “Our HVAC training follows a solid quality process of the ISO 9001 at the Centre of Excellence. We have developed a bespoke training solution that is based on the SFG20 standards, CIBSE and BISRA guidelines to equip our staff with best practice maintenance techniques to understand productivity and asset life cycles when maintaining our buildings. Alongside this, the Centre of Excellence has dedicated practical workshops to ensure that our technical staff is highly competent and understand techniques that are used globally for commissioning, HVAC, controls and energy efficiencies within heating and cooling systems.”
The programmes are delivered by internally and externally accredited experts from all the major disciplines of facilities management, the announcement elaborated.