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The Profile and Credentials of Quintessence Enterprises Ltd

Quintessence Enterprises Ltd is a Vocational Training Centre based in Nicosia, authorised by the Human Resource Development Authority, the Department of Labour Inspection, the Road Transport Department and other organisations.

Our Moto is, in Latin, the "Discite Quid", in greek: Μάθε Γιατί, i.e. Learn Why!

Our value is, in Latin, Applicati Scientia, in greek, η εφαρμογή της γνώσης, i.e. the applied knowledge

The threefold activities offered by Quintessence Enterprises Ltd are:


As a VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING CENTRE, Quintessence Enterprises Ltd provides training courses in the following fields:
  • Financial Institutions
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • First Aid at Work
  • Transportation
  • Laboratory Operations and Laboratory Accreditation
In the field of Financial Institutions, Quintessence Provides the following training courses:
  • Restructuring, recapitalizing, provisioning and modelling distressed securities
  • Risk management in financial services
  • Risk Management and risk quantification models in the insurance industry
In the field of Occupational Safety and Health, Quintessence provides the following training courses: 
  • Certified H&S consultants (35-hour course)
  • specialised courses in selected H&S topics.
In the field of First Aid at Work Quintessence provides the following training courses:
  • Emergency First Aid at Work, Defibrillation, Anaphylaxis and oxygen support (6-hour courses)
  • First Aid at Work Providers (18-hour course)
  • First Aid at Work Instructors (train the trainers, 26-hour course)
In the field of Road Transport, Quintessence provides the following training courses:
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors course (35-hours course)
  • The ADR agreement for logistics managers (35-hour course)
  • All the ADR courses for drivers (35 hours course in total):
ADR core course (Basic knowledge of dangerous goods) (14-hour course)
Tankers module (transportation of dangerous goods in tankers) (9-hour course)
Explosive substances (6-hour course)
Radioactive substances (6-hour course)
The Comprehensive ADR course for drivers (35-hours course)
  • Certificate of Professional Competency (CPC) 35-hour training courses
CPC train the trainers' course for the trainers in the drivers' CPC training centres
CPC courses for the transport managers.

In the field of Laboratory Accreditation and Accreditation of Inspection Bodies, Quintessence provides the following courses:
  • Certified Laboratory Managers (56-hour course)
  • Awareness to ISO17025, ISO15189, ISO17020, ISO 19011 etc, 
  • Validation of test methods, measurement uncertainty, quality assurance of laboratory test results,
  • Laboratory statistics, 
  • Laboratory Management and Laboratory Audits
  • Calibration of laboratory instruments, 
  • Chromatography, ICP and other laboratory techniques, 
  • Good Laboratory Practice
As an ADVISORS' AND CONSULTANTS' SERVICE PROVIDERS, Quintessence Enterprises Ltd provides such services by authorised consultants and Advisors in the following fields of:
  • Occupational Safety and Helth
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors (ADR, IMDG)
  • Management Systems (Quality, Environment, Occupational Safety and Health etc.)
As an EXPERTS' EXCHANGE FACILITATOR Quintessence Enterprises Ltd exchanges overseas experts to Cyprus and organises expeditions of Cypriot experts overseas in the following fields:
  • Vine Growing and Wine Making
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Food Industry
  • Laboratory operations (Good Laboratory Practice and Accreditation)
  • Financial Institutions