News stories from Atlas in 2012

Atlas honoured at this year’s E-learning Age Awards

Atlas | 14 Nov 2012

Atlas, the leading international learning and skills provider, has been confirmed as one of the world’s top e-learning companies after winning silver at the industry’s leading awards ceremony.

Atlas appoints new director of sales to drive international expansion

Atlas | 17 Oct 2012

Atlas, the global specialist provider of innovative, interactive learning solutions for the energy industry, has announced the appointment of Kevin Short as Director of Sales.

Atlas launches IMIST in three new languages to improve safety standards in growing South East Asia energy market

Atlas | 02 Oct 2012

Leading international skills and learning providers, Atlas, has announced three new translations of its IMIST programme, now available in nine languages.

Atlas welcomes Scottish Energy Minister to discuss importance of training and skills development in the oil and gas industry

Atlas | 02 Oct 2012

Fergus Ewing, MSP - Minister for Energy, Enterprise & Tourism, met with leading international skills and learning provider, Atlas, to discuss the importance of training in the UK oil and gas sector last week.

Atlas welcomes Oil & Gas UK Workforce Report and calls for industry to focus on training and skills

Atlas | 31 Aug 2012

Atlas chief executive John Rowley welcomed the publication of the latest Oil and Gas UK Workforce Demographic report, which reveals that more young people are working offshore but added the industry must maintain a strong focus on training to ensure not only safety remains paramount, but also to ensure there is no knowledge gap between experienced workers and new recruits.

Atlas first to be approved by ECITB for new course to reduce serious injuries and hydrocarbon releases

Atlas | 15 Aug 2012

Atlas has announced the launch of an innovative new course that will help lead to improved safety and reductions in hydrocarbon releases in the oil and gas industry. The Atlas Mechanical Joint Integrity (MJI) e-learning course is the first to be approved by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), delivering up-to-date training for oil and gas workers operating in safety critical roles. It provides onshore and offshore workers of varying experience with the underpinning knowledge to safely carry out specialist critical bolting work.

World’s largest privately owned oil and gas company adopts OPITO IMIST ONLINE

Atlas | 24 Jul 2012

LUKOIL, a major international vertically-integrated oil & gas company and one of the biggest Russian oil business groups has adopted OPITO IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) Online; the groundbreaking new global training standard for the oil and gas industry.

Atlas Signs Agreement with Thunderbird, the World's #1-Ranked International Business School

Atlas | 04 Jul 2012

Atlas, the leading international learning and skills provider, has announced a new partnership agreement with one of the leading business schools in the world to become their first global partner in the UK. The Aberdeen-headquartered firm has joined forces with Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, the world’s #1-ranked school for international business, globally accredited by AACSB and NCA.

Atlas Knowledge Centre unveiled at GetEnergy 2012

Atlas | 15 Jun 2012

Atlas, the leading international learning and skills provider, will unveil its new cloud-based learning solution, the Atlas Knowledge Centre at Getenergy 2012, on June 13-14 in London. Getenergy is the leading event for energy sector organisations to meet and exchange ideas with training providers.

Atlas Knowledge Centre heralds major boost to learning for Oil and Gas Industry

Atlas | 08 Jun 2012

Atlas, the leading international learning and skills provider, has announced the launch of its Atlas Knowledge Centre, delivering a cloud-based learning solution to the oil and gas industry to support employee learning and knowledge acquisition and so improve work performance.

ATEC first to deliver groundbreaking training initiative in North America

Atlas | 15 Mar 2012

OPITO’s IMIST Set To Become Safety Standard For Gulf of Mexico and Globally

Atlas | 16 Feb 2012

IMIST’s global footprint grows as first training facility opens in Iraq

Atlas | 12 Jan 2012