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Workforce Skills Development

Workforce Skills Development

OPITO work with Governments and industry employers across the world to develop and implement national and international competency frameworks



We are currently recruiting for an Approvals Coordinator in our Houston office.


UPDATE: Employing companies who are mapping training programme content of BOSIET (5700) plus CA EBS Initial Deployment (5902) against UK BOSIET (5750) for competence purposes can download a guide for assistance.

Industry Awareness 2016

Industry Awareness 2016

Interested in attending our next Industry Awareness event in Aberdeen? School pupils aged 16+ can apply now for our June event by emailing events@opito.com.

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Network of Training Providers

Network of Training Providers

There are over 190 approved training providers across the globe.  Search through our network here.



Search our OPITO standards and download standards specific to your region. 

Competence Services

Competence Services

Effective competence management ensures that the workflow is managed safely and efficiently

Petroleum Open Learning

Petroleum Open Learning

Petroleum Open Learning (POL) provides the upstream oil and gas industry with flexible, self-learning courses.


Training providers worldwide train delegates to OPITO Technical Standards.

Energy Jobs Taskforce

OPITO is part of Scotland's Energy Jobs Taslforce - formed early 2015, to help tackle the immediate challenges facing the energy sector.

  • Contact Us

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  • UK

    Minerva House
    Bruntland Road
    Portlethen, Aberdeen
    AB12 4QL

    T: 01224 787800
    F: 01224 787830
    E: Send email

    Other offices

  • Asia Pacific

    Kuala Lumpur
    10th Floor, UBN Tower
    10 Jalan P. Ramlee
    50250 Kuala Lumpur

    T: +6 (03) 20727350
    F: +6 (03) 20727355
    E: Send email 

  • Middle East and Africa

    PO Box 500726
    Block 11, Room F11
    Knowledge Park
    United Arab Emirates

    T: +971 4 4458482
    F: +971 4 4458481
    E: Send email

  • Americas

    10777 Westheimer Rd
    Suite #1100
    Houston, TX 77042
    United States of America

    T: +1 713 470 0292 (VP Gulf of Mexico)
    T: +1 713 470 0293 (Americas Approvals)
    E: Send email

  • Cyprus

    OPITO International (Cyprus) Limited
    ‘Regus’ Jacovides Tower
    1st Floor, 81-83 Girvas Digenis Avenue