PREMIERDRIVERDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM/OPTION 1

CLASS A/HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION/OILFIELD SAFETY
600 CLOCK HOURS


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OILFIELD SAFETY COURSE (W/AERIAL PLATFORM & ROUGH TERRAIN FORKLIFT)

40 Hrs.

The Oilfield Safety portion of training is designed to assist individuals in preparing to enter a career in the oil and gas, mining, and construction industries. The certifications obtained in this portion of training, which are listed below, are quickly becoming the industry standard.


HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION

240 Hrs.

This course provides students with the basic skills and fundamentals needed to obtain an entry level position in the Heavy equipment field. Students will receive NCCER certificates in Core Curriculum, Level One, and Level Two. Modular credit will be applied for NCCER Level Three. Certifications will be granted on various equipment used in this training.


CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION

120 Hrs.

Classroom Instruction consists of introducingstudents to the trucking industry, its regulations, laws,taxes, and standards. It covers a wide range of subjects to strengthen the student’s knowledge in truckdriving techniques, maneuvers and safety awareness, and CDL Prep.


YARD INSTRUCTION

148 Hrs.

Yard instruction gives students experience operating Class A & B vehicles. Driving range instruction consists of how to properly maintain equipment, couple & uncouple tractor-trailer combination units, perform vehicle inspections, and practice various backing maneuvers.


ROAD TRAINING

52 Hrs.

On road instruction introduces the students to various traffic situations and roadway systems to develop safe driving techniques. Students apply speed and space management, visual search, communication shifting techniques, double clutching, progressive shifting, and defensive driving techniques to safely operate a tractor-trailer.


TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

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600 Hrs.


PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: This program is designed for individuals who have no previous tractor-trailer experience or equipment operating experience and want an extensive training program that provides opportunities for graduates in truck driving, equipment operation, and oilfield jobs. This program includes classroom instruction designed to help students pass the CDL Skills Test, operate heavy equipment in a hands-on environment, and a number of safety credentials valuable to the oil and gas industry. Training prepares students for the CDL Skills Test and entry-level employment as a tractor-trailer driver, equipment operator, or entry into the oilfield industry.

OIL CERTIFICATIONS: Advanced Life Saving Skills Training; OSHA 30 Hour Construction Industry Card; IADC Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Rig Pass Card with SafeLandUSA Endorsement;Qualified Rigger/ Signal Person Permit; MSHA Awareness; Hazwoper Awareness; GLTDS Certificate: Oilfield Safety Certificate; JLG Certification in Aerial Lift/Telehandler & Rough Terrain Forklift

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Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education
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NCCER Approved Courses Taught by NCCER Certified Instructors