Floorhand Roustabout, IADC AccreditedCertificate


  • Non-Credit Fast Track program

    Industry training, without the need for admissions testing

  • Program now offered hybrid (online and face-to-face)

  • Industry Accreditation

  • Full program offered at:

    LSC-University Park

  • Prepares for IADC RigPass, IADC WellSHARP and IADC Gateway certifications

  • Behavioral Skills


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Courses Contact Hours
PTRTC 1109110 Introduction to Oil and Gas 16
PTRTC 1100301 Drilling/Rig Floor Core Skills 80
BUSGC 1101200 Work Skills For The Workplace 16
DEMRC 1100010 Basic Handtools for Floorhands 8
PTRTC 1109105 IADC WellSharp® 24
IADC Gateway Floor-Hand Roustabout Certificate Total 152

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Designed to meet the oil and gas industry's need for an educated and prepared workforce, Lone Star College is now offering an Oil and Gas Drilling Floorhand Roustabout program. 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. Upon successful completion of the Floorhand Roustabout program three nationally recognized certifications will be provided by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC®). 

Lone Star College is the first provider to offer the Floorhand Roustabout Fast-track career certificate that has been accredited by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), for the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) competencies in relation to the Workforce Attraction & Development Initiative (WADI) Project. The WADI project was a world-wide effort to attract and provide the industry with greater number of screened, rig-ready new hire  candidates. The collective courses in our Floorhand Roustabout Fast-track career certificate program have been approved to provide the training vital for entry level oil and gas personnel.

Prepares for IADC RigPass, IADC WellSHARP and IADC Gateway certifications.

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