Floor-Hand Roustabout Certificate

The Floor-Hand Roustabout Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Engineering Technology Department.

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Program Description

Designed to meet the oil and gas industries need for an educated and prepared workforce, Lone Star College is now offering an Oil and Gas Drilling / Floor-Hand program. This program offers courses individually to meet specific floor-hand/roustabout needs. Classroom and lab training will provide entry-level knowledge and skills needed for workers in the drilling and exploration sector of the oil and gas industry.

Program Plan

Subject Number Title Contact Hours
PTRTC 1109110 Introduction to Oil and Gas 24
INMTC 1100501 Introduction to Industrial Maintenance 96
BUSGC 1101200 Work Skills for the Workplace 16
ENERC 1103001 Basic Mechanical Skills for Energy 48
PTRTC 1103001  Drilling/Rig Floor Core Skills 80
PTRTC 1109105 IADC WellSharp® 24

TOTAL Contact Hours for
Floor-Hand Workforce Certificate:


  1. Wage Data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013, www.bls.gov/oes.