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Alba partners with BTI for customised-training

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), in line with its philosophy of developing and training its employees, signed an agreement with one of the leading educational institutes - Bahrain Training Institute (BTI) to develop Bahraini employees through Extended Diploma and Higher National programmes. 
A signing ceremony was held between Alba’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali and BTI’s director general Dr Samah Al-Ajjawi on October 22. 
The BTI programmes – focussed on Mechanical and Electrical/Electronic Engineering disciplines - have been custom-made to suit Alba’s requirements and will further enhance the national employees’ technical knowledge and skills.
Al Baqali said: “As we prepare today for our transformation to become the world’s largest smelter, we also want to develop our workforce - through training and skills’ enhancement – to work more effectively and perform better.”
Dr Ajjawi added: “We are delighted at BTI to renew our partnership with ALBA.  It is part of BTI’s vision to strengthen relationship with our national industrial companies and we look forward for more collaboration on various levels.”
Alba had recently announced the launch of its Master Training Plan for its employees, which comprises a customised training plan that will meet the needs of every job and employee in the company.  - TradeArabia News Service