Continuing Education

OGPO100 - Oil and Gas Production Operator Level I

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Course Overview

As an oil and gas process operator you should be able to identify risks, and determine required materials, equipment, and processes required to produce a quality product from wellbore to point of sale.The graduate of this course will have the knowledge to work within the upstream oil and gas trade using industry recommended safety practices.

Skills obtained from this course will allow you to explain equipment and operation processes for pipeline and surface facilities, and describe how to troubleshoot equipment issues to optimize oil and gas processes using current and emerging technologies. Oil and gas process operators are often hands-on individuals who enjoy a lifestyle that is anything but 9-to-5, in rural or remote environment, and is current in technology and safety advancements. As a safety conscious self-starter, the graduate of this course will thrive on responsibility and independence within the context of a larger team environment.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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