Mintra Group and Falck Safety Services form strategic alliance

(Oslo 08th November 2017). The world leading safety training firm Falck Safety Services has formed a strategic alliance with Mintra Group. Falck Safety Services will use, market and sell Mintra Group’s Learning Management System, Training Management System and e-learning courses to Oil & Gas, Offshore and Renewables markets worldwide, and the partners will codevelop new products.

“Falck Safety Services and Mintra Group complement each other, and by joining forces we meet a demand in the market. We have received signals from the market that a strategic alliance like this would be attractive. For Mintra Group’s part this alliance means an opening of new doors to countries where we are not present today, as well as a strengthening of our position in markets where we are already established”, says CEO of Mintra Group, Scott Kerr.

Through this strategic alliance, Falck Safety Services will use, market and sell Mintra Group’s Learning Management System, Training Management System and e-learning courses from its locations across the world.

“For Falck Safety Services this alliance is an important element in fast tracking our aspiration of becoming a full-scale safety and competency partner for our customers – locally, regionally and internationally”, says CEO of Falck Safety Services, Torben Harring.

Falck Safety Services’ TMS specialises in the management of training and competence requirements for clients, supporting and improving training and competence levels across the organization – securing that clients workforce is always up to speed and have completed the required training and certifications. The Mintra Trainingportal is a flexible Learning Management System (LMS) which includes an extensive Competence Management System (CMS) supported by a world leading suite of e-learning products.

“Mintra Group’s technology is industry leading and already supporting multiple high-volume transactions with customers worldwide. This alliance will allow us to increase the value we add by providing technology advanced solutions that significantly increase efficiency and flexibility in current processes, allowing customers to reduce the total cost of training”, says Managing Director for Falck Safety Services UK, Colin Leyden.

“Mintra Trainingportal has been in the market since 1997. Trainingportal is in everyday use processing more than 500,000 learning events each year. More than 500 companies use Trainingportal on a daily basis. Our main market has been the North Sea, but we have over the last year established ourselves both in Asia and the Middle East. As Falck and Mintra possess different strengths and offer different solutions to the market, this alliance gives our customers added value as they now will get a complete solution, covering all their demands, from one provider”, says Scott Kerr.

For additional information, contact:

CEO Scott Kerr in Mintra Group

Telephone +47 992 83 890 or e-mail scott.kerr@mintragroup.com

 

CEO Torben Harring in Falck Safety Services

Telephone +4523600479 or e-mail tohr@falcksafety.com

 

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About Mintra Group

Mintra Group is owned by The Riverside Company and has Norwegian roots. The company is a result of a recent merger between Mintra Trainingportal and OCS HR. Mintra Trainingportal was established in Oslo in 1997, and specialized in tailor-made e-learning courses for the energy- and gas sector. OCS HR was founded in Bergen in 1983, and has since then grown into a national actor within HR, payroll and crew management for the offshore and maritime sector. Mintra Group processess more than 500,000 learning events each year, and more than 330.000 user of their HR solutions. Mintra Group has offices in Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Aberdeen, Dubai and Singapore.

 

About Falck Safety Services

Falck Safety Services, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark delivers realistic training in a safe and controlled environment using the most recent equipment and simulators, has strong industry expertise servicing the global oil and gas, shipping, renewable energy, maritime, military and aviation industries, and over the last three years trained over 925,000 people.

 

Falck Safety Services is a division of the Nordic-based organisation Falck Group.

 

 

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