OPITOs 'One Vision'
OPITO is heightening its campaign for common global training standards across the oil and gas industry to dramatically improve safety with the launch of a short film.

Launched at the 4th OPITO Safety and Competence Conference in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, November 19th 2013, the film outlines OPITO’s quest to have every oil and gas worker, no matter where in the world, trained to OPITO standards.

More than 250,000 people per year train to the OPITO standards across the globe from New Zealand to the Gulf of Mexico, making the industry safer but OPITO is not complacent and this film aims to highlight the need for a common approach to global safety standards and is part of OPITO’s renewed drive for one common global standard.

With the needs of employers and trade unions at our heart, we exist solely to service the needs of the oil and gas industry.

Our focus is to deliver initiatives and activities which ensure a competent and safe workforce supply for industry both now and in the future.

The core focus of our business remains the management, development and assurance of the industry training and safety standards. We continue to work with industry to establish the content, purpose and learning outcomes of required training standards, as well as analyse, review and audit existing standards to ensure they remain fit-for-purpose and relevant.

The OPITO Skills Strategy extends across four key strands of delivery: Education, Careers and Attraction, Informing and Influencing, and Workforce Development. As part of this we deliver a broad range of successful educational and training initiatives and programmes, aimed at addressing the industry skills agenda.  

OPITO are very pleased to be leading and managing the much anticipated Oil and Gas Labour Market Intelligence Survey in partnership with Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, Decom North Sea, ECITB, Energy North, IADC – North Sea Chapter, OCA, Oil & Gas UK and Subsea UK.

The research will look specifically at profiling the oil and gas industry, looking at the skills throughout the current workforce and the different roles that exist.  Identifying the key industry influences moving forward including external factors as well as structural changes which will allow a skills forecast to be produced which will meet the potential of our industry in the future. 

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