ACADEMIC REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR GLOBALLY CERTIFIED SKILLS IN OIL AND GAS UNDER PRIVATE SPONSORSHIP

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 in the final stages of gaining accreditation by 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 first cohort of trainees who will begin this year.

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES:
Eligible Candidates for the International Vocational Qualification Programmes should have:
Prior learning in relevant science and engineering fields or at least one year of industrial experience in a related field.

CERTIFIED PROGRAMMES (INTERNATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS-IVQ)

S/N

Programme Name

Tuition Fees for IVQs offered by UPIK

Duration

East Africans (UGX)           

 

Non East 

Africans ($)

1

IVQ (Upstream Petroleum Operations)

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

800,000 UGX

1,600,000 UGX

3,000,000 UGX

 

$320

$640

$1200

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

2

IVQ (Downstream Petroleum Operations)

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

 

800,000 UGX

1,600,000 UGX

3,000,000 UGX

 

$320

$640

$1200

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

3

IVQ Instrumentation Maintenance

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

 

800,000 UGX

2,000,000 UGX

4,000,000 UGX

 

$320

$800

$1600

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

4

IVQ Electrical Maintenance

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

  

800,000 UGX

2,000,000 UGX

4,000,000 UGX

 

$320

$800

$1600

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

5

IVQ Mechanical Maintenance

• Foundation level

• Level 1

• Level 2

 

800,000 UGX

2,000,000 UGX

4,000,000 UGX

 

$320

$800

$1600

 

1 Month

2 Months

7 Months

 

Applications for IVQ Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and IVQ (Welding, Fabrication & Pipework) have also been extended to 30th October 2019.

 

 1  IVQ  Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)      
 
  •  Level 1
 UGX 1,587,450  $472.3 2 Weeks 
 2  IVQ (Welding, Fabrication & Pipe work)      
 
  •  Foundation Level
 UGX 2,000,000  $579.5  2 Months
 
  • Level 1
UGX 2,000,000 $579.5  3 Months
 
  • Level 2
UGX 2,000,000 $579.5  3 Months
 
  • Level 3
UGX 2, 500,000 $709.4  4 Months


NOTE: The fees indicated do not include international registration,certification, functional fees, accommodation and feeding. International certificates will be awarded upon successful completion of each level.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE:
Hard Copy applications can be obtained from the Academic Registrar’s office,
OR downloaded from www.upik.ac.ug 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.


The closing date for submission of fully completed applications forms is 30th October, 2019, 5:00 pm for;
IVQ Electrical Maintenance, IVQ Mechanical Maintenance, IVQ (Welding,
Fabrication & Pipework), IVQ Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
AND 27th January 2020 5:00 pm for;
IVQ Upstream Petroleum Operations, IVQ Downstream Petroleum Operations and IVQ Instrumentation Maintenance

 

 2018/2019 Academic YearUPIK Application Form PRIVATE 2019/2020  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
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.