Scrapping the cap for professionals: A solution to the UK’s shortage of engineers? ///

It is no secret that the UK is experiencing a shortage of engineering professionals and graduates. The sector skills body, OPITO, reports that the UK oil and gas industry employs 440,000 people, with thousands of additional workers needed to fill core offshore roles in the coming years. The lack of transition training, to capture transferable skills, is understood to be the biggest short-term human resources issue for the industry, with indications that the problem lies in the mid-gap of maturity and experience.

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