Excel Training Institute


Welcome to Excel Training Institute (ETI), an accredited institution licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation (MOHERI) under the category of Private Vocational Training Institute within the Safety Technical Services (STS) Group. As an integral part of Safety Technical Services, established in 1996, our mission is to foster a safety-centric culture in the Oil & Gas sector and beyond, providing comprehensive training solutions.

Under the ETI umbrella, we proudly offer a diverse array of training programs, catering to both OPAL/PDO and Non-PDO sectors. Our offerings include:

1. OPAL-approved HSE Training & Refresher

2. PDO-approved HSE Level 1 & 2 Training & Refresher

3. OPAL-approved Defensive Driving Training & Assessment

4. Non-PDO HSE Training & Refresher

5. Non-OPAL Defensive Driving Training & Assessment

6. PDO & OXY Approved (NPROS, UK Accredited) Lifting Operator Training & Assessment

At ETI, we are certified and approved by reputable organizations such as OPAL, PDO, ISO, LEEA, ROSPA, NPORS, FPA, British Safety Council, and JSRS. Our commitment to excellence and safety is reflected in our training programs designed to instill a robust health and safety culture across various industries in Oman.

Join us at ETI, where quality training meets industry standards, ensuring a safer and more skilled workforce.

HSE Training

HSE Training

Excel Training Institute is one of the top HSE Training course providers in the Sultanate of Oman. Excel Training Institute is highly graded approved by a) Oman Energy Association (OPAL) having OPAL GOLD Star recognition, b) Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), and c) OETC for delivering their programs. Excel Training Institute also offers OPAL unified HSE passport courses, which are accepted by all the Oil & Gas operators in the Sultanate of Oman. In addition, Excel Training Institute offers International HSE courses, Non-PDO/ Non-OPAL, and short courses suited for all other oil & gas and other Industries.

Our HSE training centre is located in Al Gubrah, Muscat, training can be also offered on sites/ locations within the Sultanate of Oman as per the client’s requirements.

All of our HSE training programs are designed to provide appropriate knowledge, understanding, and Practical skills in HSE that help all types of employees identify and effectively manage real and potential hazards in the workplace.

HSE Courses:


  • HSE Induction
  • H2S Awareness & Escape
Defensive Driver Training

Defensive Driver Training

Introduce our self as the SAFETY TECHNICAL SEVICES (STS) which has been operating in the Sultanate of Oman for over 25 years. One of our Group, EXCEL TRAINING INSTITUTE, provides intensive training for existing and new staff as needed.

Excel Institute is one of the first Institute been approved by OPAL in conducting the Defensive Driving Courses.

What we do best is provide transformational training and development solutions, equipping our delegates with real skills driving organization growth.

Our approach is highly collaborative. Our experienced educators deliver excellent outcomes for our clients.

Our mission is to make training accessible globally by adapting and delivering training wherever required. We can coordinate programmers consistently across many location quickly as we have been doing it for decades.

Defensive Driving Training:

  • Defensive Driving for light vehicles, blacktop & graded roads.
  • Defensive Driving for Heavy vehicles, blacktop & graded roads.
  • Defensive Driving Graded Road.
  • Defensive Driving for Tankers, light & heavy course.
  • Defensive Driving for Bus, light & heavy course.
  • Emergency Vehicle Ambulance.
  • Emergency Vehicle Fire Tender.
  • Refresher Training.
  • Safe Journey Management.
Lifting Operator Training

Lifting Operator Training

We are a recognised NPORS (National Plant Operator Registration Scheme, UK) Accredited Training Provider, offering a wide range of NPORS Accredited and NPORS Approved Training courses. Course available for novice to experienced operators. Our current range of Accredited and Approved NPORS Training Courses are as follows:


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