The Engineering Technician Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-North Harris, and University Park. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at

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Program Description

An engineering technician maintains production oil field service equipment, robots, automated manufacturing machines, oil field pumps, gas pumps, and security systems. This program is part of the Lone Star Energy & Manufacturing Institute, which teaches a combination of skills that prepare students to perform many different jobs in industries including petroleum-field services and automated manufacturing.

For more information or to register, call 281.290.2601.

  • Contact Hours: 304
  • Cost of Program: $975
  • Median Wage: $53,200 per year1
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Program Plan

Subject Number Title Contact Hours
CETTC 2100901 DC/AC Circuits 96
HYDRC 2104504 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 80
MCHNC 2100202 Print Reading for Machining Trades  64
MCHNC 2104305 Machine Shop Mathematics 64

TOTAL Contact Hours for Engineering Technician Certificate:


  1. Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).