This course provides students with the knowledge and skill required to install, maintain and repair electrical systems in both domestic and industrial properties. It includes planning, layout and installation of wiring, electrical fixtures, panels, cable trays etc. Emphasis is placed on the proper use of tools and safe work practices.
3 Years (part-time) also available
Available at: Drilling Academy (Ste. Madeleine)
This 2-year programme provides persons with the core skills and competencies required to commence and/or further a career working in the drilling industry. The curriculum was designed to provide a balanced industry-relevant technical training experience, with complementary and applicable theory, including hands-on drilling rig practical exercises to enhance the trainees' understanding of the technical body of knowledge. Practical exercises and assessments are conducted on the Academy's Drilling Rig Facility and in Workshops/Labs.
Part-time also available
Available at: Point Lisas|Woodford Lodge
This Apprenticeship Programme provides theoretical and practical training in Heavy Equipment Maintenance. Students are taught to interpret work orders and technical manuals and how to keep equipment clean, lubricated and effectively maintained. Through a combination of workshop and on-the-job training, students are exposed to the skills required to diagnose faults and malfunctions, adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems.
Available at: Woodford Lodge
This course offers the students practical and theoretical training in the operating heavy equipment common to the construction industry.
In conjunction with NP
Available at: Debe|Point Lisas|Ste. Madeleine|Tobago|Woodford Lodge
This course presents students with the knowledge required to successfully diagnose and service this latest addition to the automotive industry - in hands-on format. Participants will be exposed to the most advanced and comprehensive technical training programme available to aftermarket repair shops in compliance with industry standards and occupational safety and health requirements.
Available at: Drilling Academy (Ste. Madeline)
The Drilling Rig Roughneck course 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 centre 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.
PROGRAMME DURATION: 120 HOURS
The Drilling Rig Roustabout course is designed to provide basic, entry level skills specific 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 often regarded as a labourer-level position which is a very inaccurate description of the actual skills required to fulfil this position. The work involves being at the centre of almost all the activities that take place in the operation of a drilling rig and needs specialised knowledge and skill to ensure that work is perform safely and efficiently.
This training course was designed to increase the knowledge and awareness of the rig crew and personnel on the role and interaction of the drilling fluids when drilling an oil or gas well. This course is offered exclusively at NESC's Drilling Academy, Ste. Madeline.
PROGRAMME DURATION: 150 HOURS
The Drilling Rig Derrickman course provides training at a supervisory level. The Derrickman has far more responsibility and a more complex skill set than a Floorhand, and 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 and Transfer Pumps. The work also includes testing of the mud qualities and keeping the mud within the specifications required by the driller. The Derrickman has to be proficient in the operations of the Monkey Board and Stabbing Board during Tripping and Casing operations, and is responsible for the maintenance and inspection of the Crown Block, Traveling Block, Swivel and Top Drive. When working on large offshore rigs he must understand and operate the liquid and dry powder material bulk storage and transfer systems. The Derrickman has to fully understand the process of well control and his role and duties during well control operations.
80 Contact Hours
The programme helps practicing technicians understand the operations, diagnosis and maintenance of CNG systems on gasoline a diesel vehicles.
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