Pupils from Gordon Schools Huntly got to dip their toes in the energy industry through a visit to offshore safety and survival firm Falck Nutec in Dyce earlier this year.
The visit was part of the Skills for Work Energy programme, a scheme run by Banff and Buchan College, which aims to introduce female students to the typically male dominated energy industry.
This includes visits to firms within the industry so the girls can relate the skills they learn throughout the course to real life job opportunities.
After training in the classroom the girls tried out their skills in the training pool, with the help of the qualified instructors and divers, including experiencing escaping from a simulated submerged helicopter.
Greig Duncan, marketing executive at Falck Nutec, said: “Encouragingly, more and more females are continuing to enter the offshore market in a range of roles – which is highly promising.
“This is something we are eager to promote on the whole, and this excellent scheme goes a long way to emphasising this aim.”