The Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) offers training in five (5) core focus areas; Power Systems Operations and Management * Engineering Operations and Maintenance * Engineering Applications and Management * Safety, Healthy, Environment and Quality Assurance * Corporate Governance, Management and Leadership Development. KGRTC also provides consultancy services in the energy, management and developmental sectors of the economy. Key consultancy focus areas; Assessments for Human Capital Development for business sustainability * Development of Energy Projects * Evaluation of Energy Assets * Operation and Maintenance of Energy Assets * Design and Implementation of Management Systems based on ISO Management Standards.
The scheduled training programmes range in duration, from two days to thirteen weeks and can be conducted at KGRTC or online (through virtual platforms). All courses are certified at skills award level for competency under the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training
Authority (TEVETA) in Zambia.
In addition, the Centre offers tailor-made training programmes and
can conduct onsite training at clients’ premises in order to cost effectively meet the specific needs of individual organisations.
Lecturers are highly qualified and have significant levels of experience in engineering and management. Their expertise is reinforced by current links with outside organisations such as ABB AB, Substation Automation Products (ABB SAP) in Sweden, Acier Profile SBB Inc, in Canada and the International Centre for Hydropower (ICH) in Norway.
KGRTC uses a variety of teaching methods, including formal lectures, tutorials, study tours, computer based training and state of the art computerised and conventional simulators, software packages and laboratory work. Their state-of-art equipment contributes significantly to the quality of training.
Tailored courses are designed to meet specific client needs, addressing local business circumstance and they can be delivered virtually anywhere in the world. KGRTC frequently collaborate with clients by jointly promoting a tailored course to other organisations with similar training needs, enriching course participants’ interaction and allowing the cost of training to be optimised.
Assessments for Human Capital Development for business sustainability
In today’s ever changing and skills demanding global economy, there is an endless need for organisations to change and adjust in order to meet their goals. Strategic Human Capital Development is key for the sustainability of any organisation.
KGRTC has qualified and experienced energy and social skill specialists who are capable of creating the necessary environments in which employees can learn better and apply innovative ideas, acquire new competencies, develop skills, behaviors and attitudes that focus on organisations objectives and goals with positive adherence to new industry trends.
Their multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to client service, combined with an ability to look at business issues from every angle, enables them to help clients face or solve intensified challenges. The Human Capital specialist’s at KGRTC have an integrated view of the entire function and have deep knowledge plus experience in this field, from vision and strategy development to implementation, change management, and training. They provide their clients with tailor made and practical strategies, instruments and solutions to help them move forward.
By teaming up with other member firms in the region and around the globe, KGRTC is able to deliver proven integrated and innovative industry based solutions to help you meet your business objectives strategically.
Development of Energy Projects
KGRTC’s expertise in hydro-power generation and energy projects can turn a concept into a finished project. They collaborate with clients to assess the needs of a project and design strategies for success—determining the blend of technologies for a new project, supporting the technical and contractual aspects of an existing project, or bringing new technology to the market.
KGRTC brings experience, knowledge, and skills to the development and execution of renewable and sustainable power generation projects.
Evaluation of Energy Assets
KGRTC assists its clients in the valuation of energy, particularly in the context of an acquisition, development or investment.
The company applies the most suitable valuation methods for the company's business, whether it is already "up and running" or looking for development capital. They have developed solid and comprehensive models to evaluate solar/wind energy, electricity networks and power plant projects plus other assets in the energy sector.
Operation and Maintenance of Energy Assets
KGRTC delivers consultancy services in operations and maintenance of energy assets. They have customised solutions that can be used with your operating philosophies and asset strategy to provide value adding outcomes.
The energy experts at KGRTC work with global digital technology partners to apply the latest digital technologies in operation and maintenance processes of energy assets. From renewable energy solutions to hydro-power technologies that service the masses, KGRTC delivers ultra-efficient asset operation solutions and maintenance in the energy sector.
Design and Implementation of Management Systems based on ISO Management Standards
KGRTC offers consultancy in developing tailor-made Quality Management Systems (QMS) based on ISO management standards with the ultimate aim of helping your organisation fulfill the tasks required to achieve your objectives.
KGRTC assist's organisations in developing and applying standard policies, processes and procedures, they have a reputation of creating excellent tools used for improving performance, increasing customer satisfaction and maintaining regulatory compliance.