18th January 2022

Funded LGV Licence Training for Unemployed Oil & Gas Workers

ETZ is funding 20 spaces for LGV licence training to support people who have found themselves unemployed from oil and gas.

Training will be delivered directly from a local charity, Aberdeen Foyer’s social enterprise – Roadwise Driver Training.

Apply now for fully funded Category 2, Class C training, which will enable you to drive rigid vehicles up to 32 tonnes, including bin lorries, tippers, flat-beds, curtain-sided vehicles, delivery vans, and small trucks.

ETZ Ltd will allocate £72,000 worth of funding from the North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund (NEERSF). The funding will support the energy supply chain and target underprivileged demographic groups.


• Reside in either Aberdeen City or Shire with an AB postcode

• Displaced/unemployed from the oil and gas sector

• Clean drivers’ licence

• All places to be secured by March 2022

• Priority is given to those residing in underrepresented communities

To apply email:

Pauline Dick

- Aberdeen Foyer Development Coach


*ETZ Ltd is a delivery partner for the North East Economic Recovery Skills funding, confirmed by the Scottish Government last year. It will support people into work, reskill and up-skill employees, and increase innovation and business growth. Aberdeen City Council is the lead accountable body for the Fund.

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