Support for oil and gas industry workers

Been affected by the recent changes in the oil and gas industry? We've found some resources which could help.
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Been affected by the recent changes in the oil and gas industry? Help is available.

Transition Training Fund

You could be eligible for funding from the Transition Training Fund. Get financial support to retrain and redeploy your skills in oil and gas, the wider energy sector, or engineering and manufacturing jobs.

One-to-one support

Need to talk about your options? Our expert SDS careers advisers can provide the tailored support you need. Get advice about retraining, help with your CV, interview practice and more.

Visit your local SDS centre (use our centre search to find it) or call 0800 917 8000 to request one-to-one support.

You can also get support from our partners in PACE

  • Our PACE local packs can help you find redundancy advice, with local contact details for your area. Find your pack at the bottom of the linked page
  • Find out more about how PACE can help you here on My World of Work

Useful websites

We've found some links to recruitment and careers sites for the sector and related sectors, that you might find helpful. 

Find out how the Energy Jobs Taskforce is tackling the immediate challenges facing the energy sector.

Not from Scotland?

If you're not from Scotland, you can contact the careers service where you live: