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PetroEd- Petroleum Education
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 – San Antonio Area
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.
Austin Community College – Continuing Education
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. Visit continue.austincc.edu. Serving locations in Nixon-Smiley, Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop, Blanco, and Gillespie.
Del Mar College – Corpus Christi
Coastal Bend College – Beeville, Pleasanton, Alice, Kingsville
Coastal Bend College provides various petroleum industry training courses that span from CDL certification to oil spill response. Visit www.coastalbend.edu.
Laredo Community College – Laredo
Laredo Community College offers degrees and certifications in electrical technology, diesel engine mechanics, and an oil & gas industry specialization. Visit www.laredo.edu.
Southwest Texas Junior College – Uvalde
Southwest Texas Junior College offers associate degrees and technical certifications in diesel technology, welding, and more. Visit swtjc.edu for more information.
Sul Ross Rio Grande College
Rio Grande College is a member of the Texas State University System and offers courses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde. Visit rgc.sulross.edu to view a list of degrees and courses offered.
Texas A&M International University
TAMIU is located in Laredo and is a member of the Texas A&M University System. Visit tamiu.edu to learn more about degrees offered.
UT San Antonio
UTSA offers more than 100 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs across multiple fields including architecture, business, engineering, and sciences. Visit utsa.edu for more information.
Victoria College offers associate degrees and technical certifications in business, welding, and instrumentation technology. Visit victoriacollege.edu for more information.
Texas Workforce Commission
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).
If your organization would like to be added or would simply like to make additions to a current description in this list of South Texas oil & gas training programs, please notify us through our Eagle Ford Shale Contact Us Page.
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