About Us

OPITO is the global, not-for-profit, skills body for the energy industry. More than 250,000 people are trained to OPITO standards every year, across 45 countries through over 200 approved training centres.

With operation centres in four regions  - UK and Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas – we are driving safety and competency improvements to benefit the industry.

An industry-owned organisation, we also work with governments, national oil companies, operators and contractors, offering a range of services and products to meet international skills needs and support workforce development.  

Mission and Objectives

Our mission is to support the industry to build a sustainable, competent and safe oil and gas workforce and to ensure that quality, innovation and partnership underpin everything that we do.

Vision and Values

Vision and Values

We are the industry's focal point for skills, training and workforce development. Learn more about our vision and values.


With over 30 years of experience, OPITO supports the oil and gas industry around the world. Learn more about our history.