SOS Intl has acquired the power division of APT Global to expand and strengthen its technical training and compliance programs for the electric industry.
The acquisition is based on the longstanding partnership between SOS, a provider of training and advisory services to the power industry, and APT, a provider of telecommunications, electric power training, and education programs.
For the past 13 years, SOS has focused on NERC certification training and advisory services. As a result of the new arrangement, additional training content and delivery in the distribution and generation areas is available to students and professionals in the electric industry. As a result of this acquisition, student training, educational courses, and experiential credit will continue to be available toward an Associate’s Degrees in Electric Power Systems.
“As the utility industry seeks to improve reliability, SOS plans to provide students with the tools, resources and expertise to meet the challenges,” said Rocky Sease, owner and CEO of SOS. “We will continue our tradition of excellent service in an environment in which our clients and students have come to expect from SOS. I believe the acquisition strengthens SOS and the electric industry as a whole, by meeting the expansive needs of a growing industry.”
“Through our relationship, APT will continue to bring knowledge to the telecommunications industry and work together with companies like SOS to create a meaningful impact on workforce development efforts,” explains Steven Blume, Founder of APT College a division of APT Global. “We look forward to building more partnerships that help serve the changing needs of today’s technical workforce.”