Skills Development Scotland - Transition Training Fund

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The £12m Transition Training Fund was set up by the Scottish Government and is managed by Skills Development Scotland. It offers support with training grants to help you to retrain, upskill or get accreditation or certification that would help you get a new job in oil and gas, the wider energy sector, or engineering and manufacturing

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be resident in Scotland
  • You have been made redundant or currently at risk of redundancy from the Oil and Gas Sector or its supply chain
  • You have worked in the Oil and Gas sector or the supply chain as an employee or contractor
  • You must be able to show that the training will help you get a new job
  • You must be actively seeking employment
  • You have not committed to, or undergone, the course of training you’re looking for funding for

Available Training Courses and Location

  1. GWO Basic Safety Training (Aberdeen & Newcastle)+ CCNSG Safety Passport (Newcastle)
  2. Competent Rotorblade (Newcastle)
  3. GWO Basic Safety Training (Aberdeen & Newcastle) + GWO Basic Technical Training (Newcastle)


Once you have submitted the below form we’ll contact you to discuss the next steps

Maersk Training in Newcastle.
2 Mercury Court
Orion Business Park
Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate
North Shields
NE29 7SN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)191 270 3220
E-mail: E

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If you have any questions, give us a call on +45 70 26 32 83
or write your question here.

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