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The 2020 application process will open on Friday 31st January 2020

Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme (OGTAP) managed by OPITO and the ECITB is recognised as one of the most successful apprenticeship schemes of its kind.

Established in 1999, the scheme continues to grow in stature and offers a reputable learning experience whilst providing the oil and gas industry with suitably skilled, trained and motivated technicians.

OGTAP apprentices have the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications, combined with practical training hosted by OGTAP sponsoring companies.

The programme is offered in four key disciplines:

  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Process Operations
  • Instrumentation and Control Maintenance

Apprentices attend an industry appointed college for 21 months, gaining various qualifications including:

  • SVQ Level 2 (Performing Engineering Operation)
  • NC (multi-discipline)
  • HNC (allocated discipline)
  • OPITO Global Standards – Oil and Gas Level 2

After college, OGTAP apprentices spend two years with a sponsoring energy company where they receive expert training and mentoring, gaining industry specific skills as well as an SVQ Level 3 in their chosen discipline.


Clyde Marine

Looking for a Career at Sea? Clyde Marine Training are a Merchant Navy Training provider offering a variety of opportunities to train either a Deck, Engine or Electro Technical officer.  Please see information below and also website link to learn more about who they are and what they offer.




S6 Graduate Apprenticeship In Accounting (B.A. Hons) Opportunity – Taxassist Accountants

TaxAssist Accountants Aberdeen, part of a national network of accountants who collectively service over 75,000 business clients across 375 offices, have an opportunity for a Graduate Apprenticeship in Accounting (B.A. Honours) which commences in September 2020.
Information about the Graduate Apprenticeship course is attached.
Current S6 pupils are eligible to apply and they will have to complete a period of work experience as part of the application process.
Applicants/interested pupils should contact for an interview to discuss the work experience period in advance of a possible offer of a Graduate Apprenticeship. Once work experience has been discussed and date agreed, please pick up a Work Placement form from Lisa Innes DYW Co-ordinator, Fraserburgh Academy.
The anticipated closing date for applications is Friday 29th May 2020 although early expressions of interest are strongly advised as this date could close sooner pending selection of a successful candidate.