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UPDATE: The UK BOSIET/HUET/FOET will be introduced on Monday, February 15th 2016.  A list of  training providers approved to carry out this training will be updated daily here.

Workforce Skills Development

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

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Platform of Opportunity Week

Platform of Opportunity Week

Platform of Opportunity Week is taking place between 14th-18th March in Norwich and Great Yarmouth, providing  GCSE, BTEC Engineering or A Level students with an awareness of the oil and gas industry

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.

Network of Training Providers

Network of Training Providers

Internationally, there are over 150 approved providers throughout UK, MEA, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas.


Training providers worldwide train delegates to OPITO Technical Standards.

Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme 2016 recruitment

Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme 2016 recruitment

In the coming weeks be sure to visit www.ogtap.co.uk to learn about available apprenticeship programmes and to apply online. 



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

The Oil and Gas Skills Navigator

The Oil and Gas Skills Navigator

Let the Oil and Gas Skills Navigator help discover your future, and look at the options that are right for you.

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.

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