Gazprom opens renovated Training Center in Saratov
Led by Sergey Khomyakov, Deputy Chairman of the Company's Management Committee, the Gazprom delegation took part today in the celebrations dedicated to opening of the renovated Training Center owned by Gazprom Transgaz Saratov.
The Training Center became one of the largest and modern educational communities in the Volga region. On a yearly basis over 5 thousand people will be able to receive vocational training, retraining and develop their careers. According to the current license, the Center may render its educational services with the total of 58 educational courses, including 37 vocational training courses in 23 key jobs of gas transmission companies.
“The Training Center, once renovated, corresponds to the global trends and modern educational standards. It will become an important element of the corporate training system and will improve the quality of staff training in the Gazprom subsidiaries, according to the increasing occupational health and safety standards.
I am confident that knowledge and skills gained in the Training Center will help create the talent pool within the Company to steadily move forward and achieve the most challenging goals,” said Sergey Khomyakov.
Sergey Khomyakov, Valery Radaev, Governor of Saratov Region and Leonid Chernoshchyokov, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Saratov
The Training Center at Gazprom Transgaz Saratov was established in 1974. More than 45 thousand laborers and experts have received vocational training since then.
Inter alia, the renovated Training Center includes:
- nine special-purpose and three computer classrooms;
- training area for the staff members of gas transmission enterprises;
- skills training area for high complexity installation operations to be performed at gas trunklines;
- welding area comprising ten training stations, destructive and non-destructive testing laboratories.
There is a Gazprom Transgaz Saratov museum in the Training Center.