For the vast majority of the UK’s workforce, the commute to the office typically involves driving a car, catching a bus or train, hopping on a bike or walking. But not for the thousands of oil and gas workers that travel to installations miles offshore every day – including 20-year-old apprentice Scott Milligan.
Maureen Morgan started her career in the care sector but always had a keen interest in mechanics. After deciding to pursue her passion in 2013, she is now an apprentice mechanical engineer at Sparrows Group’s Aberdeen headquarters based in Bridge of Don.
As the latest recruits make their way at CHC, Eddie Matthews, a helicopter operator in the North Sea, is keeping a watchful eye on their progress.
Three people have been shortlisted in the apprentice category of the 2018 Press and Journal Energy Voice Gold Awards.
The boss of Score Group has accused the Scottish Government of failing apprentice training providers following the closure ITCA in Aberdeen.
Lokring Northern will provide free training for 50 final year mechanical apprentices at TTE Training Ltd.