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Pierpont's 80-hour "new miner" course is designed to prepare students for the WV Office of Miner's Health and Safety's certification exam, which is required for a job as an entry-level underground coal miner. Trainees will be exposed to a general orientation in mining, mining health and safety, mine gases and ventilation, roof and ribs, haulage, emergency response, accident prevention and hazard recognition, and miner and operator rights and responsibilities.With an amazing 99% success rate, Pierpont is the area's leader in Red Hat Certification!Student Testimonial:I took the Red Hat class and went in for the test. Within a week I had a call from a contractor who offered me a job. And now I’m able to pay my bills and do the best I can for my family.--R. Campbell

Start date: 02/13/17

End date: 03/03/17

Tuition: $400.00

15 sessions.

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 5:00 PM - 10:20 PM (2/13/2017-3/3/2017)

Location : Advanced Technology Center Location : 
  Advanced Technology Center.

Instructor : Richard Moats 

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OverviewGas Plant Operator Training from World Education The natural gas plant operator training program from World Education is ideal for full time students and professionals looking to begin or advance their careers in the field of gas plant operations. This course provides six months access to our state-of-the-art online course materials and instruction. The role of the natural gas plant operator is to operate and monitor the systems and equipment that take gas from its natural state, and convert it into a usable product for consumers and businesses. Gas plant operators ensure that the end-product gas is free of impurities, then distilled into ethane, propane, butane, and methane. As a certified gas plant operator, youll also be charged with controlling the flow of processed gas into pipelines which transport it to the various businesses and residences where it is used for fuel. A crucial part of your responsibilities will be ensuring that the flow-rate is adjusted to the proper level so that the supply keeps pace with customer demands.Gas plant operators typically earn above-average wages and enjoy good job security and the possibility of advancement to supervisory or managerial positions of greater responsibility and financial compensation.Our gas plant operator program is extremely user-friendly and was designed for full time students and other individuals with no prior experience in the industry. No prior training in science or math is required; the program includes all of the necessary basic science and technology elements. Upon successful completion of our gas plant operator training program, students are competent to: Describe basic math, physics, and chemistry knowledge necessary for a gas plant operator Understand safety as it relates to gas plant production Describe basic elements of electricity Read technical process drawings Describe basic operational elements of lubrication and centrifugal pumps Understand how natural gas is found in nature and how gas wells are developed Describe how natural gas compression and refrigeration systems work Determine various methods used to purify natural gas If you've ever considered a career as a gas plant operator, this course is for you. You will be given six month's access to all online course materials and instruction and getting started is quick, easy and completely secure using our online registration process. Our open enrollment policy allows you to begin at any time. Get the skills you need to pursue an exciting and rewarding career with the gas plant operator training program from World Education. Languages English Course Access Time 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. Most programs allow you 180 days after you register to complete them. If you need more time, extensions are available. Instructor Max Ansari, MSEE, P. Eng., is a first-class steam engineer. He has experience in the operation of large hydrocarbon facilities, such as refineries, and the development of training systems for a multitude of large corporations engaged in complex industrial production processes. Max also has many years of experience as a professor at a community college. Hes taught a multitude of programs in a number of energy fields. Prerequisites/Audience 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 youre seeking an entry-level position in the field of natural gas production.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $3,395.00


Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

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