Victoria University Starts Short Oil And Gas Courses

Victoria University oil and gas students during a tour in albertine graben in 2014 COURTESY PHOTO Victoria University oil and gas students during a tour in albertine graben in 2014

The Victoria University Oil and Gas Department has announced that short course training in oil and gas management will be held starting from 27th August 2016. Registration for the general public is ongoing for our August intake, the Jinja Road based University said in a statement.

Training is conducted by professionals working in the oil and gas industry and other consultants practicing along the oil and gas value chain. This programme targets professionals who are working in the oil and gas industry and those working for organizations and sectors whose businesses support the oil and gas industry.

The programme includes an oil and gas education tour of the Oil Fields in the Albertine Graben (Hoima and Buliisa Oil Fields). The training program equips delegates with skills and knowledge to start a rewarding career in the oil and gas industry. On successful completion, delegates are awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Oil and Gas Management.

The fees for the programme are Uganda Shs1, 400,000 (One million four hundred thousand). Foreign applicants shall pay Uganda Shs1, 500,000 (One million five hundred thousand) including a field trip. The fees include training fees and fees for the field trip.

In an exclusive interview with Earthfinds in February this year, Victoria University Vice Chancellor Dr. Stephen Robert Isabalija said they would add more oil and gas related course. And these short courses which will be seven weekends’ long come as a partial fulfilment to the vice chancellor promise.

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