2 academic years and 1 year on the job
The program will run for two (2) Academic years and one (1) year on the job. The duration of a semester will be 14 weeks of contact hour training. Upon successful completion of the training program candidates will receive certification from the National Energy Skills Center (NESC) in Drilling Rig Technician Diploma.
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This course, Drilling Rig Roustabout is designed as basic level entry to the drilling industry which like other industries has a well established series of job designations and skill sets that form a progression to the higher supervisory and management levels. The Roustabout is generally regarded as laborer level position which is a very inaccurate description of the actual skills required to fulfill this position. The work involves being at the center of almost all the activities that take place in the operation of a drilling rig which needs specialized knowledge and skills to perform safely and efficiently.
This course, Drilling Rig Derrickman provides training at a supervisory level in the drilling industry as the Derrickman has far more responsibility and complex skills sets than a floor hand, and also acts as a supervisor to the crew. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge of the entire Mud system from make-up and mixing of the Mud and the materials used, to the maintenance of the Mud pump and transfer pumps. The work also includes testing of the mud qualities and keeping mud within the specifications required by the driller.
This course, Drilling Rig Roughneck is designed to focus on the operations and duties that are normal to operations on the rig floor during Drilling, Tripping and Casing. The Roughneck is also termed as a floorhand and is required to be knowledgeable and proficient in handling the tools and downhole components involved in the drilling of a well. The work involves being at the center of the activities that take place around the well which must be done in a safe manner because of the inherent dangers associated with heavy components, large tools, high mechanical forces and pressures encountered in the circulation system and other operations.
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