Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies (AFET), the leading provider for 360-degree solutions in the building industry, is now an approved PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ & Manufacturers’ Association) training center. It has received its license to conduct PASMA approved training courses for AFET employees and other construction and building companies throughout the United Arab Emirates.

At AFET, the health and safety of construction workers are a priority. The company’s main purpose for providing PASMA certified training course is to ensure staff and operatives are trained to a high level of competence when carrying out inspections. The training course will also cover guidelines to create safe systems of work and understand their responsibilities. Employees at AFET and other external companies are welcome to join and sign up for the course at the training center at a fee.

AFET’s Scaffolding & Access Solutions Division is offering a one-day course called ‘Combined Low-Level Access & Towers for Users’. The course is designed for those who work in mobile access towers and low-level access equipment. These courses normally take one and a half days separately but when done simultaneously, the expert instructors will streamline the content into one learning-packed day.

Murali S, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies said “AFE Scaffolding & Access Solutions is well-known throughout the UAE for providing the highest standards of safety and quality when it comes to working at height. Now, we further enhance our reputation by offering PASMA approved training courses from our facility in central Dubai and throughout the UAE. In doing so, it strengthens our service offering and contributes to our strategic business objectives. We look forward to welcoming you to our training center.”

As an official PASMA member, AFET has positioned itself as the premium one-stop scaffold and access solution provider in the Middle East, applying a modern, innovative approach to traditional scaffolding, formwork, and engineering design including cradle and winch systems, all of which can be taken on a contract hire or sale basis.

AFET’s management team demonstrates over 100 years of combined industry experience in contracts, industrial, and the oil and gas sector. AFET technicians are third-party trained and certified with supervisors and inspectors having internationally recognized CITB accreditations.

With over 45 years of operations in the UAE, KSA, Egypt, and Qatar, through its proven expertise, Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies provides Air Conditioning, Building Products, Control, and Life Safety, Elevators and Escalators, Facility Management, Energy Management, MEP, and Scaffolding and Access Solution to the building industry.

About Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies

Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies offers customers complete engineering and systems integration solutions.

Established over 45 years ago, the Engineering arm operates in the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt and provides a wide variety of products and services for the construction industry from air conditioning, scaffolding and access solutions, elevators and escalators, control and life safety, facilities management, building products, MEP, Technology Infrastructure and Digital transformation.

The company continues to successfully represent strong international brands like AFTRON, Airedale, Hitachi, Johnson Control, TOTO, LM, Toshiba, Roca and KRANTZ amongst others.

The Technologies division provides complete business solutions to large, medium, and small customers that include networking solutions, IP telephony, infrastructure, contact center solutions, business applications, ELV systems, professional audio-visual solutions and managed services.

These solutions are further complemented by services that include project management, installation, testing, commissioning, and after-sales maintenance contracts. Its partners include best-in-class vendors such as Panasonic, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Microsoft Business Solutions amongst others and currently operates in the UAE and has branch offices across Pakistan.

About Al-Futtaim Group

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail, and health; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands.

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

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