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A new training centre has opened for the growing number of offshore workers - and it specialises in preparing people for emergencies.
It is one of the first of its kind outside Aberdeen and it could offer an opportunity for local people - because the industry needs thousands of new workers over the next few years.
Watch the full report from Lucy Taylor below.
A new training centre for offshore workers has opened in Newcastle.
The site simulates emergencies to show workers how to deal with them - because help can take a long time to reach people working miles out to sea.
A new training centre has opened which simulates emergencies for firefighters on offshore oil, gas and wind platforms.
The centre at Newcastle Airport could train 6,000 people a year.