If you are placed offshore, you will travel to work via helicopter. Shifts are normally 12 hours long but there is plenty to do in your spare time - go to the gym, cinema, spend time with colleagues; many will become your friends! Food is also provided free of charge.
In the video below, the OGTAP Champions provide some insight as to why they applied to join OGTAP and what its like living away from home for the first time.
Watch the below video and follow an offshore worker as he navigates round the Shearwater platform and the facilities available offshore.
Here is an illustration of some of the latest offshore facilities: