Professional Enhancement

Professional Enhancement programmes.

The NESC Drilling Academy, the 1st of its kind in the Caribbean and Latin America offers part-time programmes targeting persons new to the field of drilling as well as professional enhancement courses for persons with various levels of skill and experience.

NESC Drilling Academy

These courses are offered exclusively at the Drilling Academy at NESC's Ste. Madeleine Campus.


The Roughneck programme is designed to meet the oil and gas industry's need for an educated and prepared workforce that possess the technical skills of rig floor operations, in the capacity of a "Roughneck. learn more ...

Cost: 1,500 Contact Hours: 150


The Derrickman programme is designed to equip graduates with Technical knowledge and Skills in the occupational capacity of a Derrrickrnan In the oil and gas Industry. learn more ...

Cost: 5,000 Contact Hours: 160


Designed to provide introductory level training to the drilling industry on well site operations for persons interested in joining the industry. It highlights from the basics of drilling operations to relevant in-depth levels of rigging and slinging for banksman/slinger operations. learn more

Cost: 3,000 Contact Hours: 140

Rig Mechanic

The Rig Mechanic programme is specially designed to equip graduates with technical knowledge and skills required as a Rig Mechanic in the oil and gas industry.

Cost: 7,000 Contact Hours: 240

Prerequisites: Appropriate combination of Education and Industry experience.

100% Successful trainees Successfully placed in industry!

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