OPITO Global 2018

Entries are now open for the 2018 OPITO Global Awards. Champions of safety training and skills development within the oil and gas sector will be recognised at this year’s OPITO Global event in November

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OPITO in Action

OPITO in Action

‘OPITO in Action’ highlights our 2018 global successes to date, and looks ahead at plans for the rest of the year. 

BOSIET/HUET/FOET with CA-EBS Medical Update

An additional HSE exemption has been granted to enable those workers who hold an ENG1 medical certificate of fitness to undertake the same in-water offshore survival training as those holding an Oil and Gas UK certificate of medical fitness for offshore work. 

All of the conditions and requirements that were prescribed in the Certificate of Exemption DWR 1 of 2017 apply to those workers holding the ENG1 medical certificate.  Section A3, C3 and D3 of the Standard has been amended accordingly and this change will be effective immediately

Network of Training Providers

Network of Training Providers

There are over 205 approved training providers across the globe.  Search through our network here.

UKCS Workforce Dynamics Review

OPITO, in partnership with RGU’s Oil and Gas Institute, has undertaken a UKCS Workforce Dynamics review to assess the industry skills requirements over the next 20 years.  

Petroleum Open Learning

Petroleum Open Learning

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

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Competence Services

Competence Services

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

Piper Alpha Safety Scholarship

The Piper Alpha Memorial Safety Scholarship was created to provide a legacy for the victims of the disaster, ensuring those who are responsible for taking the industry forward into the next stage of evolution are fully aware of the need for the highest levels of safety.

The annual scholarship is open to all postgraduate students undertaking MSc studies 
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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

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