In a bid to contribute to local content in Uganda’s oil and gas sector and to enable Ugandans understand the working of the oil and gas industry, Victoria University has positioned itself as the leading provider of oil and gas education and training in Uganda.
The University has added another course to its range of oil and gas related courses. The Jinja road based learning institute launched the Certificate of Achievement in Oil and Gas Management. Classes are scheduled to start on 6th February 2016. Classes are conducted every Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9.00am.
International certifications in the Petroleum Industry such as Health and Safety and Environmental Auditing (ISO 14001 EMS), Project Finance, Law and Energy Management can be arranged on request.
The program targets individuals from Oil and Gas companies, Business managers and Executives,Parliamentarians/Civil society, Vocational workers and Marketers etc. The program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded, global understanding of the ever changing Oil and Gas industry.
Dr Drake Kyalimpa, the Head, Oil and Gas Department urged all potential students that the course shall include a field trip to the Albertine Graben(Hoima and Buliisa Oil fields)to ensure that our students and professionals acquire hands on experience.
Other degree programs include: Bachelor of Oil and Gas Accounting among many programmes to be offered in the January –February intake currently ongoing.