Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme

What is Energy Technician Apprenticeship Programme (APTUS)?

The Energy Technician Apprenticeship Programme is managed by OPITO, the skills and safety organisation for the energy industry. As an APTUS apprentice you will study towards related qualifications, gain job-specific skills and earn while you learn.

Who will I work for?

OPITO manage the programme on behalf of the Operators – these are companies who own installations and produce oil and gas. Serica Energy support the yearly intake of new apprentices. As you go through recruitment process it will be decided which operator you will be placed with. To find out which employers you could be working with click here.

What apprenticeships are available?

The four disciplines in the technical apprenticeship programme are:

  • Electrical maintenance
  • Mechanical maintenance
  • Process operations
  • Instrumentation and control maintenance

What does the apprenticeship programme offer?

The apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications, combined with practical training.

Visit the APTUS site to learn more about the type of apprenticeships that are available and to apply.