Scottish Apprenticeship Week is marked with a celebration of the UK Upstream Oil & Gas Industry Technician Training Scheme
The UK Upstream Oil & Gas Industry Technician Training Scheme is one of the most successful youth training schemes in the country.
The scheme is managed by OPITO, the skills organisation for oil and gas and has received investment from the sector to the tune of £120million since it was established. It’s directly backed by more than 15 key players in the industry and is one of the biggest programmes of its kind.
Around 100 trainee positions are available annually on the UK Upstream Oil and Gas Industry Technician Training scheme which boasts one of the highest achievement rates at 93%, compared to the national average of around 65%.
Schemes like this are essential to bridge the skills gap in the energy industry now and in the future.
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