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.
To enroll in this program, you should have basic computer skills and a high school diploma or the equivalent. This program is for you if you're seeking an entry-level position in the field of natural gas production.
This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. To take this program, you'll need access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. No textbooks are required for this program; all your learning will take place online.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given an initial twelve months to complete this program. Should you need more time beyond the twelve months, an extension of three months is available with a fee of $200.
All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.
Upon successful completion of the program, 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 program and financial obligation.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
No, you must access this program with a PC or IBM-compatible computer.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.