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.
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.