Oil and Gas Technical
Apprentice Programme (OGTAP).
Recruitment for Process Operations,
Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation
and Control Maintenance commences
9am Friday 19th February for a September 2016 start.
Closing date: Monday 29th February at 4pm
Applicants must be a UK resident and must be 16 years of age by the 20th May 2016, there is no upper age limit.
In order to apply, you must have obtained the following grades or equivalent, depending on whether you have studied in England, Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland.
Four National 5 Grades A-C or equivalent
Mathematics English Physics, Chemistry or Engineering Science One other
We will also consider your application if you do not have Physics, Chemistry or Engineering Science but do have:
Mathematics Higher at Grade C or above English at National 5 Grade C or above Two other subjects at National 5 Grade C or above
The application process has 4 stages:
Stage 1 – Application form
Our 2016 recruitment opens on Friday 19th February at 9am.
All applications are submitted online – when the application process goes live, if you have any problems accessing the online application please contact us for further information.
The closing date for applications is Monday 29th February at 4pm.
Stage 2 – Aptitude Test
If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend an aptitude test.
There are 5 multiple choice tests:
Numerical Computation Numerical Reasoning Technical Understanding Mechanical Comprehension Fault Diagnosis at a National 5/GCSE level.
To help you prepare and feel more relaxed, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the different types of questions and timings by taking practice tests online. There are a number of online practice tests available and you can access these on the Oil & Gas Skills Navigator.
If you consider yourself to have a disability, make sure we are made aware of this in advance so any adjustments can be made.
Stage 3 – Interview
Following a successful aptitude test, you will be invited to attend a formal interview.
There are many resources available offering helpful hints so you can leave a lasting impression on the interviewers.
Our top five hints are:
Do your research Practice your answers Look the part Stay calm Ask questions!
Stage 4 – Finalising the offer
If you are successful, it is important that you send back the completed offer of acceptance promptly or before the respond by date.