Field Service Technician Certificate
- One year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-North Harris and LSC-University Park
- Engineering Technology Department
Men and women working as field service, petroleum field service, and automated manufacturing technicians complete highly technical tasks that require advanced training and knowledge. Due to the advancements in electro-mechanical systems, interdisciplinary fields are rapidly developing to address the design, operation and maintenance of products, and systems that require a working knowledge of both mechanical and electronic components.
A field-service technician installs and maintains oil field service equipment, instrumentation, controls, and electro-mechanical systems. After completing the field-service technician certificate, a student can choose to enter one of two certificate/degree tracks. The petroleum field service technician certificate and degree prepares a student for entry into the upstream development side of the oil and gas industry with an emphasis in drilling and the supporting systems needed for the completion of oil and gas wells.
Courses provide training in hydraulics/pneumatics, DC/AC circuits, and petroleum instrumentation. This certificate prepares a student to enter the industry as a technician in support of electro-mechanical, petroleum, and manufacturing technologies.
Please contact the Engineering Technology Department.
|First Semester Courses||14 Credits|
|CETT 1409||DC-AC Circuits||4|
|TECM 1303-or-MCHN 1343||Technical Calculations-or-Machine Shop Mathematics||3|
|HYDR 1345||Hydraulics and Pneumatics||3|
|PTRT 1191||Employment Preparation||1|
|MCHN 1302||Print Reading for Machine Trades||3|
|Second Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|IEIR 1310||Motor Controls||3|
|RBTC 1401||Programmable Controllers||4|
|OSHT 1316||Material Handling||3|
|INMT 2303||Pumps, Compressors & Mechanical Drives1||3|
|Field Service Technician Certificate Program Total||27 Credits|
Median wage: $56,0411
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Engineering Technician2
- Manufacturing Specialists2
- NDT Inspector2
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