Energy education and training companies

Join the companies already working with Scotland’s outstanding energy education and training providers to equip local teams with the most up-to-date skills.

Did you know?

Scotland's energy training and education is available in a range of formats, including interactive learning and in-class sessions taught by highly-qualified industry experts. 

74% of industry leaders

consider Scotland as one of world’s best training grounds.

250,000 offshore workers

are globally trained by Scottish providers to best-in-class OPITO standards.

1,500 apprentices

Oil & Gas Technical Apprenticeship Programme has supported 1,500 young people into the industry.

Scotland leads the world in energy training and education

Blended learning to meet your needs

Scotland’s internationally accredited energy training and education providers offer packaged and customised specialist solutions and consultancy services for on and offshore operations. Backed by over 50 years of experience in subsea oil and gas, customers from every corner of the world are benefiting from Scotland’s world-renowned expertise.

Dedicated to safety and quality, Scottish training providers are made up of talented engineering specialists and leading operational instructors. They bring their vast knowledge and real-world expertise to online and offline classrooms. Through in-depth training regimes and educational programmes, global customers have access to some of the industries most up-to-date skills training available.

Considered one of the best training grounds in the world, Scotland’s oil and gas training suppliers offer state-of-the-art training facilities. They blend practical and theoretical skills, use real life equipment and operational processes and ensure competence and compliance becomes second nature to students.

Benefits of choosing Scotland for energy training and education

Standards and accreditation

The safety of an energy workforce relies on good practice and good practice begins with great training and education. Acquiring the right skills and applying those skills at the right time, in the right way can save lives and prevent costly environmental damage. Scotland’s highly-accredited training suppliers have already trained over 250,000 offshore workers to best-in-class international OPITO standards. 

Technology and innovation

Following the acceleration of digitisation during the global pandemic, many of Scotland’s training providers are using the latest learning technologies available to revolutionise their training curriculums. This includes working with virtual reality, cloud security, digital modelling and simulation to deliver interactive content to oil and gas workforces around the world.

Innovation and enablers

Over 50% of Scotland’s subsea output is exported around the world. Here’s why. Energy’s in our DNA. Scotland’s subsea, oil and gas businesses have an instinctive passion to innovate that’s fuelled by industry-leading practices, the latest digital technologies and transition towards a renewable energy future.

Expertise

Scotland’s reputation for on and offshore oil and gas operations is trusted and well-respected throughout the world. The high level of industry training expertise found in Scotland is a result of a thriving oil and gas sector, backed by world-class academic and research facilities. This, combined with a culture of knowledge sharing, ensures Scotland's training providers are consistently offering some of the best training solutions in the world. 

"We continue to invest in our team, technologies and fleet of assets and are taking advantage of Scotland’s vast talent and experience in subsea operations whilst strategically partnering with leading Scottish academia to advance machine learning, artificial intelligence and robotics."

Simon Miller, Managing Director, Rovco

Top Scottish energy education and training companies

Aberdeen Drilling School

A leading training provider, servicing the drilling, well services and well engineering industry with internationally accredited and operationally relevant training. Since 1982, Aberdeen Drilling School has trained over 150,000 professionals from over 50 countries.

Jee Limited

Jee Limited has grown to become a leading subsea engineering firm delivering projects globally. Its multi-disciplinary team of chartered engineers includes industry specialists spanning design and installation, pigging, plugging, integrity management, lifetime extension and decommissioning.

Namaka Subsea

Namaka Subsea is an Aberdeen based company that provides skills training and local content programmes to emerging energy markets. These are designed to upskill local professionals to ensure they are competent and compliant.

How we can help

Whether you’re looking for the right suppliers or have a potential energy training and education project in mind, we'll help you make the right connections to support your needs.

Find energy education and training providers

Explore these trade directories and industry bodies: 

Scottish Subsea Engineering industry directory

Oil and Gas Technical Apprenticeship Programme (OGTAP)

Skills Development Scotland

Scottish Renewables Directory

Commercial subsea engineering testing at at Oceanlab: the subsea research facility of the University of Aberdeen.