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ShaleNET Program – 2 Weeks; Tuition $1500/$3000**

Begins Fall 2014 : Roustabout Training

120 Classroom Hours

Sunday – Sunday

December 7, 2014

6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Begins Fall 2015 : Roustabout Training, Welder’s Helper,

Floor Hand Training, Completion Technician

120 Classroom Hours

Sunday – Sunday

February 22, 2015 and June 14, 2015

6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

**Lodging and meal plans are available for an additional cost.

Program Information

Roustabout Training

This program is designed for those interested in entry level training for roustabout jobs in the natural gas drilling and production industry. Roustabouts prepare sites for natural gas well drilling, set-up and operate drilling rigs and dismantle for movement to another location.

Certifications included upon successful completion of the course:

PEC Safeland Basic Basic Rigging

Basic First Aid/CPR Defensive Driving

Aerial Work Platform Rough Terrain Forklift

Welder’s Helper

This program is designed for those interested in entry level training for a Welder's Helper career in the natural gas drilling and production industry. Welder’s helpers prepare drilling sites and complete pipelines with certified welders. Typical assignments include preparation of the platform for drilling rigs, welding important components of the drilling rig and other equipment involved in producing a natural gas well and building natural gas pipelines.

Certifications included upon successful completion of the course include:

PEC Safeland Basic Defensive Driving

Basic First Aid/CPR Rough Terrain Forklift

Aerial Work Platform

Floor Hand Training

This program is designed to prepare those interested in entry level Floor Hand and Field Technician jobs in the natural gas drilling and production industry. The program certifies students to work on natural gas oil rigs and oil derricks and includes knowledge, skills, and certifications in safety, CPR, defensive driving, rig components, rigging systems, well control, hydraulics and basic electrical skills.

Certifications included upon successful completion of the course include:

PEC Safeland Basic Defensive Driving

Basic First Aid/CPR Rough Terrain Forklift

Aerial Work Platform Basic Rigging

Completion Technician

This program is designed to prepare those interested in entry level Completion Technician careers. Completion Technicians perform general labor duties that support water transfer and preparation for fracing operations. They are responsible for constructing the spill containment berms for the well pad, preparing well pads for fracing and checking the integrity of the pads, gate, and fencing status around the water impoundments.

Certifications included upon successful completion of the course include:

PEC Safeland Basic Defensive Driving

Basic First Aid/CPR Rough Terrain Forklift

Aerial Work Platform

Registration Information

In order to be considered for any the programs, you must go through an interview process. To make an appointment please contact the Center for Continiuing Education @ 361-593-2861 or conted@tamuk.edu.

Additional Information

ShaleNET Brochure

ShaleNET.org


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