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Energy Minister opens new oil & gas learning centre in Aberdeen

Thursday, February 28, 2013

FERGUS Ewing, the Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism opened a new learning which makes practical, classroom and eLearning training delivered under one roof available to the regions North Sea oil and gas industry for the first time.

The 3,800sqft Mintra Learning Centre at Kingseat Business Park, Newmachar, has capacity to train up to 65 people a day across more than 200 industry-critical courses. The facility, which marks a five-figure investment for the company, provides traditional classroom-based facilities, specialist areas for practical learning and an e-learning centre for invigilated testing, the facility meets the industry's demand for competency-driven training.

Around 80 guests attended the launch event. The centre will also deliver the first ever OPITO approved electronic Control of Work Performing Authority course, which will enhance Mintra's blended Control of Work programmes, and expects to deliver training to several thousand personnel this year.

The event follows on from Mintra's recent announcement that it has recently secured a number of new training contracts worth £8million. The company is on track to significantly exceed its growth targets in its second year of business.



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