A Complete Certification Solution

Using its 43 years of international training experience, IFP Training applies the Oil & Gas industry’s standards in its practices, methods and pedagogical approaches. Our certification process ensures quality and guarantees the achievement of training objectives.

Four types of certificates available

The certificates issued by IFP Training formally attest the holders possess the competencies set out in the specific requirements for each certification.

  • Vocational Certificate: for technicians or operators wishing to develop their skills and enhance their level of qualification
  • Graduate Certificate: for engineers (or equivalent) looking to expand their field of competencies in the Oil & Gas industry
  • Advanced Certificate: for experts, future technical entity managers and employees with more than 10 years’ of experience in their field. The objective is to achieve a high level of specialization in a particular field
  • Executive Certificate: for managers or high potentials, looking for a complete overview of the petroleum industry and the necessary competencies to fill top positions

Clear & Transparent Rules

IFP Training, as a recognized training organization, is independent and impartial. We intend to deliver high-level professional certifications in a fair and equitable manner. Each one is based on a set of clearly defined and specified characteristics:

  • detailed target learning objectives
  • clearly defined acquired competencies
  • formally established assessment procedures
  • plainly worded certificates tailored to the international context
  • a Certification process in line with internationally advocated requirements for quality management system

The Certification Process


  • Application of trainees
  • Eligility examination
  • Selection of participants


  • Training scenario implementation
  • Sometimes including On-The-Job training sequences


  • Competencies assessment all-long the program
  • Final assessment sometimes including a presentation in front of a jury


  • Examination of the full Certification files
  • Collective decision
  • Certificates awards

To provide candidates and companies with all the guarantees regarding certification, IFP Training has created a quality management system based on international quality standards and validated by the ISO 9001 certification.
These define the general requirements for companies carrying out the certification of persons, explaining the steps to be implemented to conduct structured, impartial and transparent competency assessments.

The Benefits of IFP Training Certification

  • Quick and direct enforcement of competencies
  • Strong source of motivation for professionals
  • More efficient teams in their daily activities
  • Capitalizes and helps develop knowledge and know-how of workforce
  • Develops new skills to favor innovation and performance
  • A lever of internal mobility
  • Guaranteed acquisition of skills
  • Methodology ensuring transparency and equity
  • Objectivity and neutrality in evaluating and granting the Certification