Primary job tasks

You are the manager of machinery and technical offshore installations like oilrigs. You are responsible for the operation and maintenance of machinery and electronics, and you also install new machinery. You are the supervisor of the technical crew and responsible for environmental care and safety.


Your motivations and qualifications

  • You already have an AP degree in Management Technology, Installations, Production Technology or equivalent
  • Interest in working with machinery and electronics
  • Like to solve problems in a team effort
  • Ambitions to work offshore

The programme

The technical manager offshore programme takes 2 years and is a top-up bachelor programme available at Business Academy Sydvest in Esbjerg.

During training, you will have classes in electronics, engine technology, management, economics, environmental technology, safety etc. You also do an internship in Denmark or abroad.

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Career opportunities

An education in technical management enables you to work on oilrigs but also in the onshore industry e.g., in the energy sector or wind energy industry. 

You can also educate yourself further by studying engineering.

3 good reasons for choosing this career path:

  • Your skills are in high demand
  • You will work in a very unique environment
  • You will find challenging work tasks every single day

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Join the club

Meet the awesome women in the maritime industry and find out why they decided on a maritime career.

Among others, read about Emma, who has chosen to study marine engineering, and Ingrid Marie, who is an engineer and Ph.d. student at Denmark’s Technical University.


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