RPS Energy provides a broad range of technical training services covering Geoscience, Professional Skills Development, Engineering and Health, Safety and Environmental disciplines. Our training offering includes competency assessment, classroom learning and in-house bespoke courses, supplemented by an extensive range of field courses.
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About RPS Training

 

We provide a range of training services to the energy industry which help organisations to develop organisational capability and individual competency. Our professional training programmes are independently accredited and led by industry experts. The training is delivered through scheduled courses and tailored training solutions that can be provided at locations and times to meet clients’ requirements.

The scope of our services are summarised as follows:


Technical and Commercial Training

The oil and gas industry requires unique skills to find new plays and to develop multifaceted energy projects against a complex geographical and political backdrop.

Training Consultancy

Our unique position as an independent multidisciplinary consultancy allows us to draw on experts from all aspects of the oil and gas industry to support staff development. Customised training packages and support from our consultants provide clients with a comprehensive training solution.

Professional Skills Development

The ability to effectively communicate, manage and lead teams of technical staff is of fundamental importance to business success. Our portfolio of courses has been developed with the specific requirements of the oil and gas industry in mind, with courses delivered by tutors with comprehensive industry experience.

HSE Training

The HSE division of the RPS Group is long established and provides the core expertise for training at all levels, from basic operational courses through to safety leadership training.


Membership Programmes

Field-based and classroom courses developed in collaboration with our global training alliance members

A collaborative approach with industry has led to the creation of a unique programme of courses in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Reservoir & Production Engineering and Professional Skills Development. Courses are delivered in both classroom and field locations across Europe, North America and in the Asia-Pacific region and are available to all members of the Nautilus Global Training Alliance.

Membership benefits

The Nautilus Global Training Alliance membership consists of over 100 companies worldwide. The training programme for each year is determined in consultation with the Member Companies to reflect the current requirements of the industry. Plans for the development and delivery of new courses are discussed at Steering Committee Meetings along with new initiatives for training. Full Membership of the Global Training Alliance entitles companies to priority bookings on our most popular training courses and access to advice on the different training opportunities within the programme.

Field Courses

Members of the Global Training Alliance have exclusive access to field courses covering subjects across the whole spectrum of topics in petroleum geosciences. Led by tutors who are renowned experts in these field areas, the Nautilus portfolio of courses provides an unparalleled selection of field classes in Europe, N America, Australia, SE Asia and Africa. The courses are run to the highest safety standards and are accredited by the British Standards Institute BS8848.

Competency-based technical training

Training courses are structured within a competency framework to allow progression from basic to advanced levels of skills and knowledge across the spectrum of topics. Specialist classes are delivered by tutors who are internationally-recognised experts in their fields. Geoscience courses are all accredited by the Geological Society of London as components of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Nautilus

With over 15 years of experience of providing training to oil and gas subsurface professionals, Nautilus has become a ‘best in class’ provider of classroom and field courses in geosciences and reservoir engineering. The innovative concept of creating training alliances with companies has equipped Nautilus to meet the training needs of the oil and gas community.

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Tailored Training Solutions

Including competency analysis, capacity development, tailored classroom, field-based courses and training support



Packages of training and training support that meet the specific needs of a company provide an efficient means of achieving staff development goals. Tailored training packages may range from multiclass programmes covering a range of disciplines to single courses targeted for specific requirements.

The broad spectrum of expertise within RPS allows us to provide bespoke training support and help companies to develop training programmes, meeting their training needs.


 

Capacity Assessment

We provide advisory and technical consultancy to assist companies in determining the scope for undertaking business development. Our broad range of expertise helps companies assess current skills and expertise and identify where there is a requirement for additional support.

 

Capability Development

The expertise of our consultants can help companies to access, deploy and apply the competencies of their workforces by ensuring that the training programmes are focussed on business requirements. We provide support to management systems and identify areas where behavioural change can benefit an organisation.

 

Competency Analysis

In consultation with a client, we can undertake in-house analysis of the skills and knowledge of sectors of a client’s workforce. The outcomes of competency analyses can be used to determine the scope of the training solutions to be provided.

 

Training Programmes

We can design and deliver packages of courses tailored to meet the objectives set by a training plan compiled by the client or developed in consultation with RPS Training. This training may consist of multiclass programmes covering a range of disciplines or may address specific requirements with targeted courses. The programmes provide support for Continuing Professional Development through ongoing technical support delivered by consultants working with RPS Energy.

 

Ichron

Ichron specializes in the generation and integration of all data relating to stratigraphic correlation, depositional modelling and reservoir quality evaluation. They provide reservoir characterisation studies tailored for specific client requirements providing field analogues.

Métier

Métier offers project portfolio management software, business intelligence solutions and big data analytics to help businesses manage and optimize work. They work in partnership with customers to improve their ability to achieve business objectives through effective and efficient project selection and execution.

Nautilus

With over 15 years of experience of providing training to oil and gas subsurface professionals, Nautilus has become a leader in the delivery of classroom and field courses in geosciences and reservoir engineering. Tailored packages of courses are developed in consultation with clients to meet their particular training needs.

Peice

Delivering courses since 1998 and has established a reputation for short courses and cross-disciplinary training in all sectors of the energy industry. These courses can be packaged into tailored in-house training programmes to companies of all sizes in many parts of the world.

RPS Energy Operations and HSE

A large selection of Operational and HSE course modules forming anything from 1 day to 2 weeks of training. Available course subjects include Driver Training, HSE Management, Small Boat Handling and Explosives. Classes can be delivered globally at office locations, on board vessels or on field crews. The RPS Energy Certificate of Attendance awarded is an internationally recognised OGP training competence guidelines certificate.


Open Courses

Supporting the training needs of industry clients with courses and competency analysis to support specific capability development

A wide range of professional training courses are scheduled in topics across the energy industry. They range from one-day workshops to one week courses delivered in centres across North America, Europe, Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Some training is available through on-line tuition modules or as part of a blended learning solution. Bookings can be made through the links to the sites below.

Technical Training

Training for Engineers and Geoscientists across the spectrum includes Drilling, Completions and Facility Engineering as well as Production and Reservoir Engineering; the Geosciences portfolio includes Geophysics, Geology topics, Reservoir Characterisation and Petrophysics. Thematic sets of courses on unconventional resources (tight gas, oil sands and heavy oils) are offered in North America.

Professional Skills Development

There are short courses for industry professionals in Business and Commercial, Management and Leadership. The emphasis is on courses that are focussed on the requirements of the oil and gas industry delivered by professionals with direct industry knowledge.

Project Management

A wide selection of courses is available as on-line products. These include: portfolio, program and project management, product management, resource management, financial management, enterprise collaboration, project selection, time tracking, automated reporting and custom dashboards.

Introductory and cross-discipline courses

There are a range of classes that provide the foundations of topics for non-specialists. They include refresher courses and compliance related training in Process Safety and Risk Management.

Métier

Métier offers project portfolio management software, business intelligence solutions and big data analytics to help businesses manage and optimize work. They work in partnership with customers to improve their ability to achieve business objectives through effective and efficient project selection and execution.

Nautilus

With over 15 years of experience of providing training to oil and gas subsurface professionals, Nautilus has become a leader in the delivery of classroom and field courses in geosciences and reservoir engineering. Tailored packages of courses are developed in consultation with clients to meet their particular training needs.

Peice

Delivering courses since 1998 and has established a reputation for short courses and cross-disciplinary training in all sectors of the energy industry. These courses can be packaged into tailored in-house training programmes to companies of all sizes in many parts of the world.