Personnel training and development

For the safe and efficient operations of the Karachaganak field facilities, we always need the highly qualified personnel. KPO applies worldwide experience of its parent companies and attracts various international and Qazaqstani training organizations to raise professional qualification of its personnel.

Every year, KPO conducts training programs in the following categories:

  • Development of employees’ individual job-related competency requirements, operational and career development needs.
  • Mandatory skills acquisition, required to perform the job at hazardous production facilities. The training obligations are subject to RoQ legislation as well as to the Company procedures.

In 2021, 91% of the Company’s local employees were trained and engaged in various professional development programmes, professional training and retraining, online seminars and conferences.

Besides, in 2021, KPO to conduct employees training on the specialized international programmes, language skills, and professional and mandatory HSE courses.

KPO personnel trained on the International Qualification certified programmes in 2018 −2021

Training statistics

As responsible organization, KPO ensures mandatory HSE training both for its own staff and for personnel of its contractor organizations.

In 2021, 405,221 hours of training (445,122 hours in 2020) were held, of which 250,581 were provided to KPO employees (295,495 in 2020). The remaining 154,640 hours (201,128 hours in 2020) were spent on the HSE mandatory courses for the contractor organizations’ employees.

Overall, in 2021 20,169 people were trained, 3,644 of them — KPO employees and 16,525 — contractor personnel. Average training hours are given in the following graph.

Average number of training hours per one training course passed by nominated KPO employees in 2021, by type