OPITO

AcronymDefinition
OPITOOffshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (UK)
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With a track record in helping oil and gas provinces build indigeA[degrees] nous workforces to exploit their oil and gas reserves, OPITO is working on a phased plan that will provide the Omani government a sustainA[degrees] able solution to the employment needs of its people and to the demands of its growing oil and gas industry.
The training provider is currently in the process of seeking OPITO accreditation for courses, including Major Emergency Management Initial Response, Offshore Installation Manager and Basic H2S training.
In addition, our training centre is approved by numerous local and international awarding bodies such as the Supreme Education Council, OPITO, NEBOSH, IOSH, ECITB, HABC, MEDIC First Aid, IIRSM, NSC, PADI, British Council, NFPA, IWCF, IEMA, PMI, US GBC, IADC, AIOBP, Rospa, QP (Qatar Petroleum), RasGas, Dolphin Energy and Maersk.
Approved by OPITO, an accreditation body for the oil and gas industry, this new training for high-consequence oil and gas exploration scenarios will be offered at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL), and has been accepted by Shell UA and other Gulf of Mexico operators to satisfy their warm-water HUET requirement.
Morven Spalding, skills development director with OPITO, insisted there's no better time for women to re-enter an industry where demand for people continues to soar - and where the rewards are greater than ever.
The continued support of OPITO in this venture aids its success.
OPITO, which has an office in Dubai, is committed to improving safety and reducing risk for people, assets and companies in one of the most hazardous working environments.
David Doig, group chief executive for OPITO said: With operators looking for ways to cut costs in the current climate it is imperative that there are no compromises when it comes to ensuring the safety of the workforce.
Delegates take part in the RUK/GWO Sea Survival Course, and below, the OPITO, BOSIET Offshore Survival Course
226) OPITO, the Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization, expanded to bring global training competencies to many more countries from its base in the United Kingdom.
Larraine Boorman is managing director of oil and gas industry skills body OPITO.
With a list of accreditations too lengthy to mention, QISC has approval from over 15 of the most highly regarded health and safety organisations in the world such as ECITB, Construction Skills (CITB), City & Guilds, IOSH, NEBOSH, IVV and OPITO just to name a few.