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Petrofac first to secure OPITO renewables standard approval

14 October 2020

Energy industry training provider, Petrofac, has become the first company globally to be approved by OPITO to deliver its ‘Emergency Coordinator for Renewable Energy (Wind Sector)’ course.

The move comes after energy industry skills body OPITO announced the launch of a new suite of safety and technical training standards, and qualifications, aimed specifically at the renewable energy industry.

Petrofac has been delivering emergency management courses to the renewables industry since 2009 and was approached by OPITO to consult with it on the development of the new standards. The course, which is held at Petrofac’s Aberdeen and Montrose training facilities, is open to anyone who may become an emergency response coordinator in their role, and covers case studies, discussions and desk top exercises. Practical, real-life scenarios are performed in a custom-built simulator. Read more…


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