Decom North Sea Gets ECITB Training Approval


Decom North Sea, industry body for the North Sea Oil and Gas decommissioning industry, has received ECITB approval of its ‘Decommissioning – from Planning through to Execution’ course.

Chris Claydon, chief executive of the ECITB presented Karen Seath, Interim chief executive officer of Decom North Sea with the ECITB’s Approved Training Provider plaque at Offshore Europe 2015.

Commenting on the achievement, Chris Claydonsaid: “We are delighted to welcome Decom North Sea to our network of approved providers. This cements further our relationship in working together to develop new industry-wide solutions that meet the long term skills needs of the offshore industry.”

Karen Seath said: “ECITB approval of Decom North Sea’s trailblazing course, Decommissioning – from Planning through to Execution, sends out a powerful message to the offshore industry, regarding the potential of decommissioning.

“It is a growth area and our relationship with ECITB is highly significant for future skills development. We have here the potential to pioneer new industry standards and extend the range of approved training courses and providers available to members.”

Next ECITB Approved ‘Introduction to Decommissioning from Planning through to Execution’ training course, developed by Strategic Decom and Decom North Sea, runs in Aberdeen from 7th – 8th October.


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