Course Code: GES719
Begin the course by learning about basic plant operations. You’ll cover what to expect as an entry-level worker in the field, as well as best safety, hazard communications, and lockout-tagout tactics.
Review the math subjects that will be used on the job. This course will cover three sections of mathematics, and the formulas will become more advanced as you go.
Dive in to Applied Physics and learn everything you need to know to successfully work in natural gas plant operations as it pertains to science.
Cover best practices for electrical safety, including electricity needs for operators and technicians. You’ll also learn about heat exchangers, lubrication and bearings, industrial valves, and compressed air.
Understand fundamental processes that you’ll apply on the job. Learn about basic process instrumentation and control, how to read process drawings, pump fundamentals, and how to operate centrifugal pumps.
Receive an introduction to refining petroleum and distillation technology. Continue on to cover the basics of natural gas and drilling, and finally, you’ll finish the course by learning about additional gas plant operations.
This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.
This course is for you if you're seeking an entry-level position in the field of natural gas production.
To enroll in this course, you should have basic computer skills and a high school diploma or the equivalent.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive an exam voucher for the TAP (Travel Agent Proficiency) test, offered by the Travel Institute (formerly ICTA), after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
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