Oil and Gas: Employability, jobs market and renewables opportunities

The oil and gas industry has been through an incredible period of change in the last six years. I know for many people the jobs market has been challenging. Now with a focus on a Just Transition ensuring we have jobs for our future energy needs, I would like to hear from as many constituents as possible about what you feel needs to be done to help support the transition from oil and gas to renewables, and low carbon sectors. I would like to know your views on what more can be done to help the many people in the north-east who work in the industry, both to retain current roles but also to retrain in an ever-changing jobs market.

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* 1. Name (Insert below or leave blank if you prefer not to say)

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* 2. What is your age?

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* 3. What is your sex?

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* 4. How long have you worked in the industry and what is your occupation?

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* 5. Level of education (Please tick all that apply)

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* 6. Have you ever been made redundant from a job in the oil and gas industry?

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* 7. If you have had a period of redundancy how hard has it been to regain employment in the sector?

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* 8. Have you undertaken any retraining?

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* 9. Have you had to move away from the north-east as a result of the jobs market here?

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* 10. If you have had to move out of the industry explain why?

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* 11. Do you think there is enough opportunity for oil and gas workers to transfer in to the renewables sector?

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* 12. What do you feel needs to be done by both government and industry to enable workers to upskill?

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* 13. What do you feel are the barriers in moving from a job in oil and gas to a job in the renewables sector?

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* 14. What do you think are the three main challenges for oil and gas workers in the north-east currently?

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* 15. Has your career experience in oil and gas caused challenges for you in gaining other employment opportunities?

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* 16. The findings of this survey will be used to prompt changes to help oil and gas workers transition to other sectors. Would you be interested in discussing your situation further with your MSP to help compile a report (in which you can remain anonymous, if desired)

If so you can give contact details here:

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* 17. Please find contact details below to my website where you can also view my GDPR notice.

https://gillianmartinmsp.com/

Suite A, Unit 6, Colpy Business Park
Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, AB51 0FU
Scotland

gillian.martin.msp@parliament.scot

01651 871750

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