Oil & gas training and education is and will be essential to South Texas meeting the demands of Eagle Ford job growth.
From safety training to professional engineering courses, you can bet we’ll need more of just about every profession that supports the oil & gas industry. Many of the colleges in the area now have oil & gas programs and there are already numerous safety and energy training courses that can be found online.
We’ve compiled a list of various training services and colleges in South Texas who help develop oil & gas professionals.
Alamo Colleges offer associate degrees, certificates and licenses in programs that prepare students for jobs and four year degree programs. Visit www.alamo.edu for more information.
Continuing Education at ACC can train you in less than a year. CE offered includes training in: 1st Aid, CDL (San Marcos), Air Pilot (San Marcos), Auto-CAD (AUTODESK Certified/Online), Welding, Technical Writing, Int’l Trade & IT. The college also offers: OSHA/ Hazmat, Tech-Math, Plumbing, Electrical & Machinist courses via our Customized Training Dept. Serving locations in Nixon-Smiley, Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop, Blanco, and Gillespie.
Del Mar is a community college that offers various associate degrees, certifications, and continuing education. The college is now offering industry training in AutoCad, Electrical, Hazmat, Industrial & Technical Math, Mechanical, Plumbing, Safety, Surveying, and Transportation.
Coastal Bend College provides various petroleum industry training courses that span from CDL certification to oil spill response.
Laredo Community College offers degrees and certifications in electrical technology, diesel engine mechanics, and an oil & gas industry specialization.
Southwest Texas Junior College offers associate degrees and technical certifications in diesel technology, welding, and more.
Rio Grande College is a member of the Texas State University System and offers courses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde.
TAMIU is located in Laredo and is a member of the Texas A&M University System.
UTSA offers more than 100 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs across multiple fields including architecture, business, engineering, and sciences.
Victoria College offers associate degrees and technical certifications in business, welding, and instrumentation technology.
Skills Development Funds - The fund is Texas’ premier job–training program. The fund provides training dollars for businesses and workers. The commission believes success is achieved through collaboration among businesses, public Community and Technical colleges, Local Workforce Development Boards and economic development partners.
Skills for Small Business- Small businesses can apply to TWC for training offered by local community or technical colleges, or the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).
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