Date lodged: 5 February 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many offshore oil and gas workers have (a) applied for and (b) been awarded support by the Transition Training Fund to refresh their basic offshore induction and emergency training (BOSIET).
Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 6 March 2018
Applicants can apply for funding support from the Transition Training Fund in any sector. Funding is not dependent on a secured job outcome – however, applicants seeking support will be required to demonstrate:
As at 9 February 2018 the Transition Training Fund had received funding applications for BOSIET from 266 applicants, and, of these, 93 had been approved.