DICAT (DRILLING INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION & TRAINING)
DICAT PROGRAM (ADIA)
GTDS with a direct working relationship with the Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA) to provide the DICAT Drilling Certification Program to provide formal drilling certification and provide an avenue to which drilling standards in Botswana can be established. It is planned in 2020 to extend this initiative and program to the neighbouring countries of South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and DRC.
The program provides an avenue for entry level personnel to access the drilling industry to progress from Driller Assist to Senior Driller/Supervisor over a 3-4year period. The DICAT program is also being implemented in to establish once and for all that Drilling is a trade and is being the delivery of the program will be structured and registered to be delivered as a National Craft Certification in Botswana.