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Marine Training, Emergency Response Training, Oil & Gas Technician Training and Electrical Training in Scotland

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ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy  is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Aberdeen College and is acknowledged worldwide as a leading international Oil & Gas Technician Training provider. ASET provides a diverse range of further education and oil & gas-related vocational training, including theoretical and practical subjects at a number of levels. These include short courses (accredited by City & Guilds of London), Vocational Qualifications (VQs), Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND), as well as modern apprenticeship courses

Aberdeen College in conjunction with OPITO has created an Oil Industry Technicians Training Program. This unique scheme is fully endorsed by the North Sea Oil Industry. The program is titled the Offshore Petroleum Industry Technician Training Program (OPITTP) and is a two year, full-time course comprising practical training and further education. Trainees who successfully complete it will achieve a portfolio of nationally accredited qualifications, including SVQs and HNCs at the appropriate levels.

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Training Programs


Emergency Response Training

  • Additional OIM Coaching - Controlling Emergencies
  • CRO Controlling Emergencies - OPITO Assessment
  • Introduction to CRO Emergency Response Role & Responsibilities
  • Major Emergency Management Initial Response- OPITO Approved
  • Offshore Installation Manager - OPITO Assessment
  • Rules & Regulations for Offshore Installation Manager

Electrical & 'EX' Training

  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Explosion Protected Motors - Inspection & Maintenance
  • Hazardous Areas 2- Day Compex Refresher
  • Hazardous Areas 3-Day Compex Competence Based Course For Electrical Technicians
  • Hazardous Areas 3-Day Compex Competence Based Course Electrical & Instrumentation Equipment in Explosive Dust Atmospheres
  • Hazardous Areas 3-Day Compex Competence Based Course for Instrument Technicians
  • Hazardous Areas 3-Day Ex' Appreciation Course
  • Hazardous Areas 5-Day Compex Competence Based Course
  • Hazardous Areas: 5-Day Compex Application Design Engineers Course Ex 12
  • High Voltage Circuit Breaker Service & Maintenance
  • HV Switching & System Control (City & Guilds 0672)
  • HV Switching & System Control Refresher
  • IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition (Bs 7671: 2008)
  • Management, Inspection & Testing of Portable Electrical Equipment
  • Power System Protection (Protection Relays)

Health & Safety Training

  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Minimum Industry Safety Training Standard (MIST) 5301
  • NEBOSH Certificate (Distance Learning)
  • NEBOSH Certificate Block Release
  • NEBOSH International Technical Certificate In Oil And Gas Operational Safety
  • NEBOSH National Diploma (Distance Learning)

Oil & Gas Technician Training

  • Authorised Gas Tester (AGT) Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Combined
  • Competence in Safe Isolation of Process Plant and Equipment
  • Diesel Engine Servicing & Fault Finding
  • Enhanced Troubleshooting and Diagnostic Techniques Used in Fault Finding Instrument Control Systems
  • Fire & Gas System Maintenance
  • Flange Make Up & Bolting For Integrity
  • Introduction to Control Room Operations
  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Introduction to PLCS in Oil and Gas Production
  • Introduction to Process Instrumentation (Module 1 Measuring Systems)
  • Introduction to Process Instrumentation (Module 2 Control Systems)
  • Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry (From Discovery to Refinery)
  • Mechanical Maintenance Practices (1)
  • Mechanical Maintenance Practices (2)
  • Mechanical Plant Inspection
  • Metering Sampling and Pigging For the Oil and Gas Industry
  • MJI 10 & MJI 19: Hand Torque Bolted Connection Techniques /Hydraulically Torque Connection Technique
  • MJI 10, MJI 18, MJI 19, MJI 10: Hand Torque Bolted Connection Techniques, MJI 18: Hydraulically Tensioned Bolted Connections, MJI 19: IS The Training in Hydraulically Torque Connection Techniques
  • MJI 10: Hand Torque Bolted Connection Techniques
  • MJI 18: Hydraulically Tensioned Bolted Connections
  • Practical Diesel Engine Overhaul
  • Pressure Testing For Technicians
  • Principles of Vibration Measurement & Analysis
  • Process Control Valves - Operation, Maintenance and Inspection
  • Rotating Machinery Alignment Techniques
  • SBT01: Assemble and Install Small Bore Tubing With Twin Ferrule Mechanical Grip Fittings
  • Small Bore Tubing & Pipework
  • Valve Maintenance & Valve Pressure Testing
  • Water Injection Operations

Marine & Radiotelephony Training

  • Ballast Control Simulator Course (Stability 3)
  • Ballast Control Simulator Refresher Course (Stability 4)
  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Offshore Aeronautical Radio Operators Certificate
  • Dynamic Positioning Induction/Basic
  • Dynamic Positioning Simulator/Advanced
  • FPSO Marine Operations Awareness
  • General Operators Certificate (GOC) (GMDSS)
  • Marine Operations of Self Elevating Platforms (Jack Up Rigs)
  • Offshore Stability & Ballast Control for Semi-Submersibles (Stability 2)
  • Radiotelephony Restricted Operators Certificate (ROC) (GMDSS)
  • Stability Theory (Stability 1)

Assessor & Verifier Qualifications

  • EDI Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes & Practice
  • SCQF/QCF EDI Level 3 Assessing Qualifications

ASET Accreditation

The following awarding bodies have accredited ASET: City & Guilds; Client Contractor National Safety Group (CCNSG); CompEx; EAL (EMTA Awards Limited); Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB); Go Skills; Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH); International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC); National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH); Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO); Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA); and The Nautical Institute.

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