MEFMA partners with International Workplace

Announced during the FM EXPO, MEFMA will work with International Workplace to expand health and safety training.

From right to left: Ben Clement and Sinead Smith.
From right to left: Ben Clement and Sinead Smith.

The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) has announced a partnership with International Workplace. The learning and development firm will aid MEFMA in expanding its repertoire in health and safety training.

Revealed during the FM Expo 2015, which ran from 18 – 20 May, 2015, the upcoming MEFMA programme will comprise of a number of courses in health, safety and environmental management. The programme will include internationally recognised qualifications accredited by IOSH, NEBOSH and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

The courses of MEFMA’s programme will be available via eLearning and classroom study models.

Commenting on the announcement, Sinead Smith, MEFMA Director, shared: “We’re delighted to be working with International Workplace to expand our training course programme into areas such as health and safety and environmental management, which we know are important to MEFMA members.”

Similarly, Lionel Prodgers, Chairman of International Workplace, added: “We’re looking forward to working with MEFMA on this important initiative. We know that eLearning is becoming increasingly important to employers in the region as a component of a blended learning format, and our suite of award-winning health, safety and environmental courses provides a flexible, low-cost alternative to classroom training.”

MEFMA’s health and safety programme is set to launch across the GCC region towards the end of May, 2015.

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