ACADEMIC REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS(IVQs) IN OIL AND GAS ARE STILL ON UNTIL SATURDAY, 20TH FEBRUARY 2021

Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK) is an accredited Center for International Vocational Qualifications (IVQs) Training in Oil and Gas. The Institute  is an Approved Center for City and Guilds and Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB). UPIK will be soon become Africa's first accredited Oil and Gas Training Center by Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO), the world's most highly ranked Authority in Oil and Gas Training.

Established by the Statutory Instrument No.31 of 2011, entitled,“The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions (Establishment of Uganda Petroleum Institute – Kigumba), UPIK is a Government Tertiary Institution under the Ministry of Education and Sports.

Working in Partnership with the World bank and IFP France, UPIK recently developed highly competitive, internationally adapted, and recognised Competency Based Training Programmes for Petroleum Operations and Maintanance Programmes.

The Office of the Academic Registrar now invites all interested applicants; Ugandans, East African Nationals and International Candidates for the February 2021 intake.

The Government of Uganda has offered an 80% subside on 5 programmes for the first Intake of 40 qualifying nationals per Programme

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES:
Eligible Candidates for the International Vocational Qualification Programmes should have:
Prior learning  or industrial experience in the relevant  field.

LIST OF IVQ PROGRAMMES IN OIL AND GAS

S/N

Programme Name/Levels

Tuition Fees for IVQs offered by UPIK

COURSE

DURATION

(MONTHS)

Total Fees

(UGX)

 Government

Subside (80%)

 Students'

Contribution (20%)

1

IVQ (Upstream Petroleum Operations)

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

 

1,605,688

2,096,188

4,218,688

 

1,284,550

1,676,950

3,374,950

 

321,138

419,238

843,738

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

2

IVQ (Downstream Petroleum Operations)

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

 

1,605,688

2,096,188

4,218,688

 

1,284,550

1,676,950

3,374,950

 

321,138

419,238

843,738

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

3

IVQ Instrumentation Maintenance

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

 

1,074,250

1,590,000

3,885,940

 

859,400

1,272,000

3,108,752

 

214,850

318,000

777,188

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

4

IVQ Electrical Maintenance

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

  

1,074,250

1,590,000

3,885,940

 

859,400

1,272,000

3,108,752

 

214,850

318,000

777,188

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

5

IVQ Mechanical Maintenance

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

 

1,074,250

1,590,000

3,885,940

 

859,400

1,272,000

3,108,752

 

214,850

318,000

777,188

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

 

OTHER IVQ PROGRAMMES WITH NO SUBSIDE

 6  IVQ  Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)        
 
  • Foundation, Advanced and Supervisor
2,167,450          0                2,167,450    2 Weeks     
 7  IVQ (Welding, Fabrication & Pipe work)        
 
  •  Foundation Level
 2,000,000  0 2,000,000  2 Months
 
  • Level 1
2,000,000 0 2,000,000  3 Months
 
  • Level 2
2,000,000 0 2,000,000  3 Months
 
  • Level 3
2, 500,000 0 2, 500,000  4 Months

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE:

Application can be done online at https://sms.upik.ac.ug/register
Hard Copy applications can be obtained from the Academic Registrar’s office,
OR downloaded from https://upik.ac.ug/training/how-to-apply/application-downloads and returned after payment of a nonrefundable
application fee of UGX 55,000 (including Bank Charges) to:
Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba
Stanbic Bank, Account No.9030011633454
Kigumba Branch

Note: Online applications will only be considered upon proof of payment of the application fee.

Fully completed application forms will NOT be received later than 5:00 pm  on SATURDAY, 20TH  FEBRUARY 2021 

 2018/2019 Academic YearUPIK Application Form PRIVATE 2020/2021 this year 

 

CONTACT US:
For more information regarding the above programmes and UPIK at large,

Bagaya James
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR
Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba
P. O. Box 50, Kigumba - Uganda
Tel:+256394834123/+256782438582/+256394834126
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