Petroleum Education Council (PEC) oil and gas safety courses will be offered by Kilgore College’s Workforce Development Department during March.
KC is certified by PEC Premier as a Contractor Assistance Program participant and by Medic First Aid International, Inc. as an official training center.
Many oil and gas exploration and production companies require contractors’ employees to complete PEC and Medic First Aid training before being allowed to work on drilling sites.
Cards from PEC and Medic First Aid will be issued. Students will also earn a KC certificate and permanent transcript for continuing education credits.
For additional times and dates, visit the KC Workforce Development website. http://www.kilgore.edu/workforce.asp.
KC also offers these courses as company-specific contracts at customized times and locations for businesses that need training exclusive to their employees.
The contract courses can also be taught in Spanish.
Prices for PEC and Medic First Aid contract training varies.
All training is located in Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center in the Kilgore.
Visit the KC Workforce Development website for more information about these and other courses or to print a registration form: http://www.kilgore.edu/workforce.asp.
PEC Basic-Safeland: An eight-hour course costing $130 per student. An evening class is scheduled for 6 to 10 p.m., March 28-29. Weekday classes are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 7 and 19. A Saturday class is are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 24.
PEC Refresher: An eight-hour course costing $130 per student. Only individuals who have completed PEC-Core Compliance are eligible for PEC Refresher. Weekday classes are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 19 and 26. A Saturday class will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 10.
Medic First Aid: A 7-hour course, is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, and repeated on Saturday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Medic First Aid cards will be issued and each student will earn KC continuing education credits including a permanent college transcript.
Also, PEC Basic-Safeland, PEC Refresher, PEC Core Compliance and Medic First Aid classes will be scheduled regularly on various days and times through August 2012.