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.
Two offshore energy sector training firms in the 3T Energy Group have been picked to provide services to Total E&P UK.
The uncertainty caused by the outbreak of Covid-19 has touched every part of the North Sea oil and gas sector, not least businesses that supply the survival training the industry needs to keep ticking over.
Survivex will start running wind industry safety training courses after making a £100,000 investment in its base in Aberdeen.
The North Sea oil and gas industry is poised to benefit from a new £4.5 million scheme to support the retention of essential skills during and after the Covid-19 crisis.
Offshore survival trainer Survivex said it had created two more jobs for instructors after a £140,000 investment in a new training centre of excellence for drilling and well control.
Sparrows Group has been dedicated to improving the standards of offshore lifting operations since the inception of the UK North Sea oil industry and has led the way with its industry standard for offshore crane operators.
The boss at 3T Energy Group said the training and technology organisation had “nailed” the integration of Aberdeen-based survival training firm Survivex.
A new resource for quickly upskilling new recruits to the oil and gas sector is getting better and better, and even better.
There have been big changes for Falck Safety Services, now RelyOn Nutec, since it was bought over last summer.
Survivex is reporting the highest numbers of people through its doors since before the 2014 oil price crash.
Recent press on a skills shortage for the oil and gas industry prompted me to share my views on graduate training and recruitment. It is focused on my own discipline Chemical (Process) Engineering, a key skill for the oil and gas industry.
UK government funding to help train new recruits in the maritime sector has been doubled to £30million per year.
Step Change in Safety (SCiS) has released a report designed to enchance safety, standardise common practices and saves time and money to the wider UK oil and gas industry.
Some three years ago, I chaired a Commission on Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce.
Two Aberdeenshire firms are offering enhanced training services to businesses operating across a range of high-risk industries.
The downturn in the North Sea oil industry could prove the answer to the police's long-term recruitment headache in the north-east.
Professional courses to help plan for the future of North Sea oil and gas decommissioning are to be offered in Aberdeen and London.
Jobseekers leaving the oil and gas industry are being urged to apply for one of more than 400 training places.
Two oil and gas industry bodies have called for the UK Government to delay the introduction of the £3billion apprenticeship levy until 2018.
The International Well Control Forum (IWCF) has launched free well control training.
An offshore technical school in Norway has seen a sharp decline in applicants since last year.
A new training academy aimed at giving people skills to find work in the oil and gas industry has produced its first graduates.
In February last year, the formal launch of OGAS (established 2012) took place at the Scottish Parliament, where its fresh-out-of-the-box director, Rulzion Rattray, outlined the potential and new opportunities made available through the formation of the academy.
Technology and skills provider Atlas Knowledge has created a system to manage and track the competence of employees in the oil and gas industry. The Competency Assurance Management System (CAMS) was developed with expertise from a industry advisory group of 100 people.