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Support for oil and gas engineers toward Chartered status

The ECITB and Oil and Gas Project Management Steering Group (OPMSG) are pleased to announce they will sponsor 15 candidates on the Registered Project Professional Programme (RPP) in 2020. The Association for Project Management (APM) RPP is the next step on the ladder of professional achievement for project managers, bringing [...]

2020-04-21T15:26:00+01:00April 21st, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Update on the ECITB ITEC for learners and training providers

The ECITB has today announced plans to support training providers and learners currently enrolled on our Introduction to Engineering Construction ITEC programme to ensure as many as possible can complete the course later in the year. Training providers delivering our Introduction to Engineering Construction (ITEC) will continue to receive payments [...]

2020-03-27T13:51:33+00:00March 27th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Subsea 7 Team Scoops Top Award in ACTIVE Cup Challenge

The ACTIVE Cup winning team from Subsea7. A team from Subsea 7 has scooped the top prize in the seventh annual oil and gas ACTIVE Cup Challenge. Winners Nicola Cowe, Paul Nicoll, Olav Vennemann, Robert Dicken, Neil Dunsmore and Jennifer Fulton – otherwise known as The Subsea 6 [...]

2020-03-16T09:48:05+00:00March 16th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

ECITB rolls out new improved industry collaboration toolkit

An updated version of the ECITB's succesful industry collaboration toolkit for project professionals in the oil and gas sector is now available. The Project Collaboration Toolkit Edition 2, a practical ‘go-to’ guide aimed at supporting and benefitting projects through improved collaboration and smarter ways of working across the engineering construction [...]

2020-03-13T15:20:15+00:00March 4th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

ECITB bursary to back Nuclear careers

Are you looking to start or further your career in the Nuclear sector? Our Nuclear Bursary Award scheme is now open, so make sure you apply before 17 January. The bursary scheme, which is funded by the ECITB and the NDA and managed by NSAN, provides financial support to [...]

2019-12-05T09:30:12+00:00December 5th, 2019|News, Nuclear, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lift off for UK’s first ECITB qualified industrial drone operator

Conal Ferguson, UAV Operator and Managing Director of Stornoway-based HebDrone, has become the first person to successfully complete the new ECITB-approved training standard for industrial drone operators.  Conal Ferguson (R) of HebDrone alongside trainer Ian Cameron (L) from Texo Compliance The Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed [...]

2019-11-06T08:24:27+00:00November 5th, 2019|News, Policy & Research, Sector, Uncategorised|0 Comments

New Oil and Gas Industry Council launched to support competency drive among the supply chain workforce

Leaders of major engineering companies within the oil and gas sector have joined forces to improve competency assurance across the supply chain community. Members of the new Industry Council sign the charter in support of Connected Competence.BACK (L to R): Keith Scott, Petrofac; Shaun Dewar, Petrofac; Shaun Poll, Worley; [...]

2019-12-02T12:12:14+00:00October 30th, 2019|News, Oil & Gas, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Oil and gas project management conference to tackle the challenges of the future

Project management professionals from a range of sectors including the oil and gas and nuclear industries will take part in a one-day conference next week aimed at addressing the new challenges facing project managers in the current fast-changing economic landscape. A small number of free tickets are still available to [...]

2019-10-30T12:38:07+00:00October 28th, 2019|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Industry backs extra investment in skills training

Engineering construction companies have backed an increase in the ECITB levy alongside a new skills plan to help steer industry through a critical time. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), the Government-sponsored skills body, asked all the companies that pay the industrial training levy to have their say on [...]

2019-10-23T16:33:02+01:00October 23rd, 2019|News, Policy & Research, Sector|0 Comments

ECITB announces major review to futureproof training standards

The ECITB – leading skills body for the engineering construction industry – has revealed plans for a major review of its training standards to futureproof training and enhance digital skills. With the increased demand for digital skills, and rapid technological change sweeping through the workplace, the ECITB aims to ensure [...]