The TTE Technical Training Group has secured a prestigious new contract to provide skills development for Libyan technicians working for global oil production company, Wintershall a division of chemicals giant BASF.
Delivered by TTE Libya, a new joint-stock company arrangement between TTE and a Libyan partner enterprise, this five-year project has led to the creation of up to seventeen new jobs.
TTE Libya will undertake the training and assessment of Libyan nationals, as part of the Technicians’ on-going professional development, which will lead to them achieving international competency standards expected of the Oil & Gas sector.
Delivery of the project, in particular candidate assessments, will take place at Wintershall’s oil production facilities in the Libyan desert benefiting from TTE’s extensive experience of on-site training and assessment. TTE is undertaking a detailed skills analysis of the existing workforce prior to the implementation of competency assessment.
TTE is globally-recognised as one of the leading technical training specialists for the process industry. The organisation works closely with industry to provide skills, qualifications and competencies to a wide range of technicians and engineers all of which can be tailored to client needs.
John Taylor, Group Business Development Manager, said:
“TTE is well-known for its process and engineering apprenticeships in the North East of England however little is known of the fact that we have been spearheading the export of Process Operations and Maintenance training into International markets since the turn of the millennium.
“TTE now operate practical training facilities in Azerbaijan with a JV partner along with a centre in Ghana and another in Oman. We are delighted to have been selected by another major company, in this case Wintershall, to provide technician skills training.“