This course will provide an opportunity for students to further their study of principles and concepts in the field and to apply their knowledge in a variety of application both in the traditional classroom setting and in work/job related experiences. The class will be an individualized, arranged course, with learning outcomes determined by the instructor in consultation with the student and permission of the School Dean.
Studies in special selected topics, to be determined by the instructor and approved by the School Dean. Credits earned will be applicable as free electives in associate and certificate of applied science degree programs.
This course will be a guided experience for Petroleum Technology students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the Dean in a written contract.
Off-Road Diesel Forklift/Manlift Operations for Petroleum
This course provides classroom instruction as well as practical hands-on and one-on-one evaluations necessary to comply with the OSHA Standards for a person approved to operate an off-road diesel powered industrial lift truck, that is, a forklift. It also includes training on manlifts, also known as aerial platform lifts. Students will gain knowledge in general forklift safety, types of forklifts, and forklift operations. The training will include lifting, moving, and placing loads, with emphasis on rig moves, routine drilling support, and tool yard load handling.