Greenhand Roustabout Programme

Are you interested in going offshore as a Greenhand Roustabout for Atlas Professionals in the UK?

Kick-start your Offshore career with Atlas Professionals

Atlas Professionals in Aberdeen initiated the Greenhand Programme in August 2018 for those interested in going Offshore for the first time. Since then, hundreds of Professionals have found their way into the Offshore industry.

Atlas Professionals organises Greenhand Training Days based on industry demand. All Greenhand Training Days are added to our events page.

How it works

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I attend a Greenhand Training Day?

Register for on of our upcoming Greenhand Training Days and complete your MyAtlas account. Your application will then be reviewed.

What happens during the course?

You will undergo safety awareness training with our Senior HSEQ Advisor Mark McDonald as well as a one-to one interview with one of our North Sea drilling recruiters. You will also complete an aptitude test.

Where does the training take place?

We currently only organise the Greenhand Training Days in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. The location per event can be different, please view our Events page for more details.

How long is the training?

It is a one-day training course.

What job can I be offered as a result of Greenhand training?

Once all relevant courses are passed, Atlas Professionals Aberdeen will be able to consider you for Greenhand Roustabout opportunities. We have both rotational and ad hoc opportunities across a vast array of Clients available. However, please note that Atlas Professionals cannot guarantee that you will be offered a role on the completion of these courses as opportunities are very much Client and market driven.

How much does it cost to attend?

We offer our Greenhand Trainings Days free of charge.

What training certificates do I need?

To gain employment as a Greenhand Roustabout, you will require the following:

  • BOSIET with CA EBS
  • OGUK Medical
  • MIST
  • Shoulder Measurements
  • Banksman Slinger Stage 1

All of these certificates are essential. The below Fire Team Member courses are desirable and will greatly increase your chances of attaining offshore employment as a Greenhand Roustabout: 

  • Dangerous Goods Awareness 
  • HOIT

Who pays for the training?

All trainings are self-funded.

How much does the training cost?

While costs vary amongst training centers, we are able to offer selected candidates exclusive discounted training rates with training providers after successful attendance of a Greenhand Training Day. The cost of certificates including fire team member then is approximately £4250.

What past successful attendees say

Wilson Lin
Lead Technician

Jimmi Gerry
ABS on Safe Zephyrus

Darren Farquharson
Greenhand Roustabout

Carlos Pupa
2nd Engineer on Safe Concordia