OPITO, the global safety and skills body for the energy industry has launched an innovative suite of strategic energy transition qualifications.
Private-equity backed training provider 3t Energy Group has struck a seven-figure deal for Utility and Construction Training (UCT).
Energy sector training firm AIS Survivex has invested around £850,000 into the very latest lifeboat simulator technology.
Plans have been set out on creation of a “critical” and long-awaited skills passport to help oil and gas workers transition into renewables.
Maersk Training is set to increase headcount across its UK sites by around 20%, as new offshore and fire safety instructors are needed due to rising industry demand.
“Scotland will become the offshore wind capital of the world, I think that’s inevitable,” says Martin Dronfield, chairman of the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR), "but the East of England can and will become the integrated energy exemplar in the UK.”
Maersk Training has completed the final phase of a three quarters of a million pound refurbishment of its north-east training centre.
Aberdeen's Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) has awarded safety firm RelyOn Nutec £400,000 to help up to 400 workers secure offshore training certifications for oil and gas and renewables.
Clyde Training Solutions (CTS) have partnered with ITB Competence Assurance Limited (ITB) to develop training packages specifically aimed at Armed Forces personnel wishing to transition to the Energy Sector.
A new ECITB postgraduate training programme to prepare the next generation of industry leaders with the knowledge and skills to deliver the energy transition is underway.
Leading UK training provider, AIS Survivex, has secured a significant three-year contract extension with a major North Sea operator.
The Energy Institute has said the majority of UK workers plan to train for net zero in the coming year, but concerns persist on cost, timing, and availability of courses.
The son of a Piper Alpha survivor has launched a VR safety training initiative to help prevent further industrial disasters.
The skills deficit in energy is a source of concern that has increased rapidly for employers. With global authorities cementing their commitment to reaching net zero targets by 2050 at the latest, the pressure is on for energy companies to deliver against substantial sustainability targets. But a dearth of trained resources has the potential to hinder this growth.
It would take a brave person to make a firm prediction as to what the energy industry will look like in the coming years.
Safety, training and competency firm RelyOn Nutec will start offering Sparrows Group crane and lifting operation courses at its centres.
SSE has added another 53 new recruits to its ranks as it steps up ambitions to treble its renewable output and build the electricity network needed to deliver net zero.
Training and management consultancy firm Assurance of Learning (AoL) has snapped up a north-east counterpart for a six figure sum.
Oilfield service firm Petrofac has taken delivery of a second freefall lifeboat at its marine training centre in Aberdeen following an investment of £200,000.
A redundancy deal for the crew of an Odfjell Drilling rig should be the “benchmark” for the North Sea, according to a union boss.
AFBE-UK Scotland and Spirit Energy team up to give youngsters from under-represented groups career advice
Students and graduates facing up to the challenges of finding work in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic have an opportunity to gain career advice at an online event next week.
A leading skills body is warning the oil and gas sector it needs to act swiftly or risk losing thousands of engineers capable of delivering the energy transition.
Global skills organisation OPITO has launched a new initiative to help seafarers make a move into the oil and gas industry.
Scottish energy firm SSE has launched a pilot jobs scheme to help recruit people into the renewables industry.
The acceleration of digitalisation during the coronavirus pandemic has brought into sharp focus the opportunities for digital technical training within the oil and gas sector.