OPITO is currently recruiting apprentices for their Upstream Technician Training Scheme for the oil and gas industry.

The training programme is comprised of two stages:
• 21 months during which trainees attend an industry appointed college
• Two years on-the-job training with a sponsoring company, being mentored and working alongside experienced staff to gain job specific skills
Entry Requirements
Four Standard Grades at level 1, 2 or 3 – including Mathematics, English, and either Physics, Chemistry or Technology Studies (or equivalent) or Standard Grade Mathematics at level 1/Higher Grade C or above, plus three other Standard Grades at level 1, 2, or 3 – including English.

Please note. To work offshore trainees must be 18 years old at the start of the worksite placement on 22nd May 2015, therefore applicants for the Training Scheme must be 16 years old by 26th May 2013.

How to apply
For full details of the Training Scheme and an on-line application click here  

Closing Date: 19 April 2013