WHAT WE DO

WHAT WE DO

ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy is a trading name of Aberdeen Skills and Enterprise Training Ltd (ASET), a wholly owned subsidiary company of North East Scotland College (NESCol). The Company operates mainly on a commercial basis for the Oil & Gas, Engineering and Construction industries in Process, Maintenance Engineering, Electrical and Ex Hazardous Areas, Emergency Response, Marine, including DP and Stability and Scaffolding on a worldwide basis. ASET remits all revenue surpluses to NESCol and does not retain any cash or profit.

The Academy has a range of market leading technology and equipment which includes the fully functional ABCOL Oil & Gas Production Training Platform and Delta V Control System; most up-to-date HV / LV switchgear; Hazardous Area Ex Centre; Emergency Response Training Department; Marine Operations, Dynamic Positioning and Semi- Submersible and Jack-Up Training Simulator - ensuring that delegates are trained and develop new skills in a realistic but safe environment. “Reality without the risk”.

ASET - Skills training that works for the Oil & Gas, Engineering, Marine and Construction Industries.

ASET TRAIN AND ASSESS FROM VARIOUS STAGES TO JOB READY:

  • Upstream and Downstream Oil & Gas Production and Maintenance Technicians
  • New entrants
  • Industry Apprentices
  • Semi-experienced Technicians
  • Experienced Technicians
  • Senior Management including Offshore Installation Manager and Control Room Operator
  • Dynamic Positioning Operators
  • Semi-Submersible and Jack-Up Rig Operational Personnel

RANGE OF TRAINING PROVISION

  • Assessor and Verifier Qualifications
  • Automation & Process Control
  • Compex Hazardous Areas
  • Digital Online Learning
  • ECITB Technical Trade Tests
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Emergency Response
  • Environmental
  • Health & Safety
  • Marine Operations
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Oil & Gas Process Operations
  • Production Trade Tests
  • Renewables
  • Scaffolding

Core Provision:

  • UK Oil & Ga Industry - Oil & Gas Technician Apprenticeship Programme (OGTAP)
  • Overseas Company Sponsored Long Courses
  • Over 200 Competence Based Short Courses
  • On-the -job training
  • In-country training overseas
  • Technical Trade Testing
  • Train the Trainer SCQF Level 8 Qualification

Specialised Consultancy

  • EX Hazardous Areas Equipment Inspection & Maintenance on live plant at overseas locations
  • Overseas Capacity Building
    • Consultancy & Project Management
    • Oil & Gas Technical Training Centre Design
    • Exclusive SCQF Level 8 Train-the-Trainer professional qualification in Process, Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation Engineering
    • Health & Safety Consultancy and Management
    • Highly qualified and experienced ASET Vocational Training Instructors / Assessors

City & Guilds Credit Rated and Levelled Courses

ASET’s exclusive range of City & Guilds credit rated and levelled Oil and Gas short courses allow delegates attending these courses the opportunity to demonstrate their ongoing professional development. This exclusive range of courses are not only recognised within the SCQF framework but also provide the building blocks to enhance existing qualifications and provide a road map to further modes of study. The advantages of having a qualification placed in the SCQF are that learners, employers, receiving institutions, awarding bodies, Sector Skills Councils and standard setting organisations (SSOs) etc can see the level of skills being developed by the learner or employee and how the qualification relates to other qualifications and learning programmes in Scotland and other credit frameworks in the United Kingdom and Europe. It can also help when selecting relevant training options and identifying development paths and progression routes. The SCQF uses two measures to describe qualifications and learning programmes: ‘level’ and ‘credit’. The term ‘credit rating’ encompasses both the allocation of SCQF level and the calculation of SCQF credit points. Qualifications can be added to the SCQF provided they meet the following criteria from the SCQF Partnership:

  • They must be outcome-based, ie must contain statements of knowledge, skills, values or competence that are capable of being measured at the end of a process of learning (based on learning outcomes)
  • They should be capable of being assessed, ie there must be a robust, effective system of assessing that the outcomes have been achieved (These outcomes must be recorded.)
  • They are subject to external quality assurance, ie must have a documented process of external quality assurance for the assessment of the learning outcomes
  • They must consist of a minimum of 10 hours of notional learning time. ASET’s vocational training is highly specialized delivered by ex Offshore and Onshore Oil and Gas qualified and experienced training personnel on a live replicated Oil and Gas Production Training Platform – reality without risk and ASET’s main “USP”. No other UK College, University or Training Provider can provide the same level of in depth and relevant work related training and assessment for Oil and Gas Technicians that both replicates the actual workplace and prepares for, or transfers to the workplace.

ASET Course Directory
Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK


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