JCJC is offering Entry Level Petroleum Trainee program in Clarke County

Written By: Teresa McCreery
Email Address: teresa.mccreery@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2016-09-01 21:08:39

ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Entry Level Petroleum Trainee program is taking applications at the Clarke County Center in Stonewall through September 9, 2016. Classes begin Monday, September 12 through December 1.  The one-semester training program will meet Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Additional training will be held off-campus for two, three week training sessions on rigs like the “Mr. Charlie” in Morgan City, Louisiana.
The ELPT program at JCJC is designed to prepare students for employment and advancement in the oil & gas industry. Students will be ready to enter the workforce as an entry level seamen, roustabout or floor-hand on land or on offshore locations. Upon completion of this course, the graduate will be prepared and qualified to secure employment or further their training into more technical positions of the oil & gas industry. Multiple certificates will be available for eligible students who successfully complete the program including, Career Readiness Certificate, Safety Environmental Management Systems, RigPass/SafeLand/SafeGulf, Forklift, First Aid/CPR, Basic Marine Firefighting, NCCER CORE Curriculum, NCCER Advanced Rigging, IADC Intro to WellSharp, Capital Safety Fall Protection/Working at Heights, Capital Safety Confined Space, HUET, TWIC card, OSHA card and the Mr. Charlie Experience.
Salary ranges at oil and gas industry jobs, including graduates of JCJC’s ELPT program, can range from $30,317 - $66,000 (www.salarylist.com). Prospective students must register in person at the Clarke County Center. For more information please contact the Clarke County Center at 601-659-4659 or email: travis.thrash@jcjc.edu.  The Clarke County Center is located at 1200 South Erwin Rd. in Stonewall, MS 39363.



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