Post by charles Post by Harrison Hill Post by Athel Cornish-Bowden
"Physics professor Andrea Liu, who decided to list her pronouns on the
website, said she thinks the project was a good idea because physics
can be a 'province of white, heteronormal males.'"
On reading this I wondered if the people who fuss about pronouns might
feel that "heteronormal" was a suggestion that they were not normal.
Engineering in the oil industry in Europe and the USA, is almost entirely
male, USA, British or Norwegian.
They don't go to University and they leave school at 16yrs if they can.
That's not Engineering. To become a Chartered Engineer you need, to start
off, a degree. You are describing mechanics or technicians.
That is technically correct. However, technician is often thought of as
an "engineer" even if not an "Engineer". He or he is a skilled worker in
Leaving school at 16 and not going to university doesn't necessarily
equate to an absence of further training/education.
This organisation handles training for Oil & Gas technicians.
ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy is a trading name of
Aberdeen Skills and Enterprise Training Ltd(ASET), a wholly owned
subsidiary company of North East Scotland College (“NESCol”). The
Company operates mainly on a commercial basis for the Oil & Gas and
Construction industries in Process, Maintenance Engineering,
Electrical and Ex Hazardous Areas, Emergency Response, Marine,
including DP and Stability and Scaffolding on a worldwide basis
ASET remits all revenue surpluses to NESCol and does not retain any
cash or profit.
The Academy has a range of market leading technology and equipment
which includes the fully functional ABCOL Oil & Gas Production
Training Platform and Delta V Control System; most up-to-date HV /
LV switchgear; Hazardous Area Ex Centre; Emergency Response Training
Department; Marine Operations, Dynamic Positioning and Semi-
Submersible and Jack-Up Training Simulator - ensuring that delegates
are trained and develop new skills in a realistic but safe
environment. “Reality without the risk”.
City & Guilds Credit Rated and Levelled Courses
ASET’s exclusive range of City & Guilds credit rated and levelled
Oil and Gas short courses allow delegates attending these courses
the opportunity to demonstrate their ongoing professional
development. This exclusive range of courses are not only recognised
within the SCQF framework but also provide the building blocks to
enhance existing qualifications and provide a road map to further
modes of study.
"City & Guilds" is an organisation in the UK that awards vocational
"SCQF" is an organisation known as the "Scottish Qualifications.
Peter Duncanson, UK