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Remote course helps Project Managers toward Chartered status

An ECITB-backed programme for project management professionals in the oil and gas sector has helped candidates on the way toward Chartered status with the Assocation for Project Management for the fifth consecutive year. This year, the Registered Project Professional programme (RPP) has commenced remotely delivered by Changescope with [...]

2020-06-24T16:40:56+01:00June 24th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

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

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

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 [...]

The ECITB asks industry for new mandate to meet growing demand for training

The ECITB has asked engineering construction companies to back its plan on skills to steer them through a critical time for the industry. The Government-sponsored skills body has identified the expanding offsite workforce and increased demand for skills training among a number of key challenges the engineering construction industry must [...]

ECITB joins forces with Aberdeen company to launch UK’s first new training standard for industrial drone operators

The UK’s first training course for industrial drone operators was today launched in Aberdeen by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB). The ECITB-approved Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed by Aberdeen-based Texo Compliance to ensure that the next generation of drone A drone inspects an offshore platform [...]