The course will be used as a basis for the recruitment of various technicians (120-150) that will be required to work on the Tilenga project as production operators, maintenance, and inspection technicians, after being trained for a further four years.
Ongoing preparatory works for the Tilenga Central Processing Facility in Buliisa District
At least 9,000
people have enrolled for the Tilenga Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
is part of TotalEnergies’ commitment to National Content Development in Uganda.
is aimed at identifying, recruiting, training, and developing 120 - 150 talented
Ugandans to be able to participate in the country's Oil and Gas sector,” says
Philippe Groueix, General Manager, TotalEnergies EP Uganda.
targets young persons aged 18-28 years who have completed at least Senior Six.
The 9-month course is designed to equip the learners with wide knowledge
in different fields which will make them ready to take up opportunities in the
sector and related areas.
selected to take up jobs in the oil and gas sector will be taken for further
training in specialized fields, according to Total.
course is designed for participants from the whole country, Total Energies says
it has launched special mobilization efforts for those in the Tilenga area districts
for the Tilenga region, we are undertaking additional engagements with key
public intuitions and opinion leaders on top of the radio and TV messages to
boost awareness. We hope to see a good level of participation from these areas
too when we review soon,” says Anita Kayongo Corporate Communications Manager.
The course will
be used as a basis for the recruitment of various technicians (120-150) that
will be required to work on the Tilenga project as production operators,
maintenance, and inspection technicians, after being trained for a further four
will benefit from project, technical, scientific, and mathematical knowledge,
and receive training on Health, Safety, and Environment which are key aspects of
the Tilenga project and of critical importance to TotalEnergies.
participants will form a pool of trained Ugandan nationals with the potential to be
selected for any opportunities in the Tilenga project and/or other
TotalEnergies activities in Uganda.
is being undertaken in partnership with the Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba
(UPIK), while this will be followed by international training exposure at a
TotalEnergies producing site.
revealed that the program is part of TotalEnergies EP Uganda’s National Content
Strategy and initiatives which will be highlighted in the “Truly Ugandan”
campaign to be launched soon by the company.
Aheebwa, Director Technical Support Services, Petroleum Authority of Uganda
(PAU), says TotalEnergies’ program fits within the overall national content
strategy to promote the participation of Ugandans in the oil and gas
supports programs that are designed to empower Ugandans to benefit from the
opportunities in Uganda’s the oil and gas sector, by giving them the right knowledge
and skillset,” she says.
offers a unique value proposition in all aspects but more importantly, in the
provision of specialized training and employment of our citizens,” says Eric
Olanya, the Chairperson Governing Council.