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Industrial Safety and Manufacturing

Petroleum Programs

The Eagle Ford Shale Activity in South Texas is Creating a Need for Oil Industry Jobs!

Certificate Programs

Safe Employee Training

Includes Frac 101, Truck Inspection, Tx DOT and Oil Industry Safety

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Includes 10 hr, 30 hr, and refresher courses.

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) courses

Includes 40 hr and refresher courses.

PEC Premier Certified SAFELAND, SAFEGULF, TRAP

Includes Basic (8 hr) and Core (24 hr) courses.

Oil & Gas Technician

This Statewide accepted Process and Production Technology programs of study meets the industry’s needs to increase the availability of process technicians in the oil and gas industry that is expanding in south Texas. This entry-level certificate allows students to gain employment while continuing through the program. 272 Total Contact Hours. $ 4,140.00 Total Cost. Textbook(s) required.

Required Courses

PTAC 1002 - Introduction to Process Technology - 48 hours

CETT 1002 - Electricity Principles - 64 hours

OSHT 1001 - Occupational Safety and Health - 64 hours

ENER 1030 - Basic Mechanical Skills for Energy - 64 hours

INCR 1002 - Physics of Instrumentation - 96 hours

Related Academic Degrees and Certificates

Entry Level Energy Technician Level 1 Certificate (Academic)

Oil and Gas Process Technology Specialization, A.A.S.

Oil and Gas Production Technician Specialization, A.A.S.

Energy Technician Career Foundations Core Certificate

Oil and Gas Colisted CE Summer 2015
CRN Courses Title Day Time Dates Hours Price
40375 ENER 1030 Basic Mechanical Skills for Energy MTWR 8a–11:20am June 8–July 2 64 $483
40377 PTAC 1002 Introduction to Process Technology MTWR  8a–10:30am  June 8–July 2 48 $483

 

Oil and Gas Colisted CE Summer 2015 (Advanced Courses)
CRN Courses Title Day Time Dates Hours Price
40438 PTAC 2036 Process Instrumentation II MTWR 1:30p–6:30p June 8–July 2 96 $483
40439 PTAC 2035 Basic Pipeline Operations MTWR 1:30p–4:50p June 8–July 2 64 $483
40440 PTRT 2059 Petroleum Computer Applications MTWR 3:30p–6:50p July 13–Aug 6 64 $483
40442 PTRT 2038 Process Technology III - Operations MTWR 2p–7p July 13–Aug 6 96 $483
40399 PTAC 2046 Process Troubleshooting MTWR 8a–1p July 13–Aug 6 96 $483
Note: Some Advanced Classes Have Pre-requisites | Please Contact Department

 

Oil and Gas Colisted CE Fall 2015
CRN Courses Title Day Time Dates Hours Price
40401 PTAC 1002 Introduction to Process Technology M W F 9p–9:50a Aug 24–Dec 11 48 $483
40402 OSHT 1001 Occupational Safety and Health M W F 10a–11:10a Aug 24–Dec 11 64 $563
40403 INCR 1002 Physics of Instrumentation M W F 4p–5:10p Aug 24–Dec 11 64 $483
10114 CETT 1002 Electricity Principles T R 11a–12:40p Aug 24–Dec 11 64 $483
10115 ENER 1030 Basic Mechanical Skills for Energy T R 3:05p–4:45p Aug 24–Dec 11 64 $483

 

Oil and Gas Colisted CE Fall 2015 (Advanced Courses)
CRN Courses Title Day Time Dates Hours Price
40466 TECM 1003 Technical Calculations M W F 8a–8:50a Aug 24–Dec 11 48 $483
10119 PTAC 1032 Process Instrumentation I T R 8:25a–10:55a Aug 24–Dec 10 96 $483
40467 PTRT 1007 Recovery and Production Methods M W F 11:20a–12:30p Aug 24–Dec 11 64 $483
40476 PTRT 1009 Corrosion Basics M W F 12:40p–2:20p Aug 24–Dec 11 96 $483
10120 PTAC 1010 Process Technology Equipment T R 12:50p–2:55p Aug 24–Dec 10 96 $483
TBA PTRT 1021 Oil Field Hydraulics M W F 2:40p–3:50p Aug 24–Dec 10 64 $483
10121 PTAC 2014 Principles of Quality T R 4:55p–6:10p Aug 24–Dec 10 64 $483
40490 PTAC 1050 Industrial Economics M W F 5:20p–6:10p Aug 24–Dec 11 48 $483
Note: Some Advanced Classes Have Pre-requisites | Please Contact Department

 

Oil & Gas Safety Training

PEC Certifications:

  • Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Benzene
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Fire Protection/Prevention/Extinguishing
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (Awareness and Operations Level)
  • Hearing Conservation/Protection
  • Lead Awareness
  • Respiratory Protection

It includes 40 total contact hours and costs $800.

Course/Section/CRN Dates Day Time Payment Deadling
20669 2/9/15–2/13/15 Monday–Friday 8a.m.–5p.m. ---

*Class no longer available: Dates should be Pending or please contact dept, but the schedule remains the same

Also in addition to the PEC Certification students also receive Defensive Driving and Medic First Aid Certifications. Once this class is completed all three certifications are awarded to students.

Multi-Skilled Energy Technology Certificate Programs

Palo Alto Colleges offering CE Certificate Programs for Multi-skilled Energy Technicians, where the student will learn to safely maintain and operate equipment used in the industry.

Multi-skilled Energy Technician

  • Petroleum Fundamentals
  • Math For Electricians
  • Technical Drawings
  • AC Circuits
  • DC Circuits
  • Hydraulics/ Pneumatics

Multi-Skilled Energy Troubleshooting Technician

  • AC/DC motor controls
  • Digital Applications
  • Electronic Trouble shooting

Multi-Skilled Energy PLC Technician

  • Intro to Programmble Logic Controllers
  • PLC with Intergration to EMS
  • Advanced PLCs

Customized Training Also Available!!!

Welding Courses

Recent discoveries of Oil and Natural Gas in South Texas are increasing demand for welders in the area.

Learn the skills in demand through Palo Alto College!

Introduction to Welding

Demonstrate safety procedures associated with oxy-fuel and arc process; perform basic welds using oxy-fuel and arc welding equipment; and identify ferrous and nonferrous metals.

Advanced Arc Welding

Describe effects of preheating and post-weld heating; explain precautions used when welding various metals and alloys; distinguish between qualification and certification procedures; and discuss problems of welding discontinuities. Perform open groove welds with low carbon steel and low alloy electrodes in all positions.

Advanced TIG - Aluminum and TIG - Stainless Steel

Learn and perform the process for Tungsten Inert Gas(TIG) arc welding.

Advanced MIG Welding

Learn and perform the process for Metal Inert Gas (MIG) arc welding.

Advanced Pipe Welding

Learn and perform the process for welding of pipe

Welding Courses at CTTC - CE Summer 2015
Title Day Time Dates Hours Price
Introduction to Welding Fri/Sat Fri 5p–9p
Sat 8a–12p
July 13–Sept 19 80 $670
Introduction to Welding Friday 8a–4:30p July 13–Sept 19 80 $670
Advanced Arc Welding TBA TBA July 13–Sept 19 80 $670
TIG or MIG Welding TBA TBA July 13–Sept 19 80 $670
Pipe Welding TBA TBA July 13–Sept 19 80 $670
Note: A welding student must accomplish the Intro to Welding course prior to admittance into any of the Advanced or Pipe Welding courses.

 

Welding Courses at CTTC - CE Fall 2015
Title Day Time Dates Hours Price
Introduction to Welding Fri/Sat

Fri 5p–9p
Sat 8a–12p

Oct 2–Dec 12 80 $670
Introduction to Welding Friday 8a–4:30p Oct 2–Dec 12 80 $670
Advanced Arc Welding TBA TBA Oct 2–Dec 12 80 $670
TIG or MIG Welding TBA TBA Oct 2–Dec 12 80 $670
Pipe Welding TBA TBA Oct 2–Dec 12 80 $670
Note: A welding student must accomplish the Intro to Welding course prior to admittance into any of the Advanced or Pipe Welding courses.

 

Contact Information

Director of Workforce:
David Rutkoski
drutkoski@alamo.edu


Phone:
210-486-3411

Fax:
210-486-9169

 

Industrial Technology Dept

210-486-3325

pac-cce@alamo.edu