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    Palo Alto College
  Aug 09, 2020
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Energy Technician Career Foundations Core Level 2 Certificate

This Statewide  Career Foundations Core Certificate allows students to find additional employment while moving toward the AAS degrees in either Production Technician or Process Technology.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Petroleum Pump Systems Operators, Refinery Operators and Gaugers at an entry level

Related Awards

Process Technology Specialization, A.A.S.  
Production Technician Specialization, A.A.S.  
Entry Level Energy Technician Level 1 Certificate  

Total Credit Hours Required: 30

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information

This Statewide accepted Process and Production Technology program of study meets the industry’s needs to increase the availability of process technicians in the oil and gas industry that is expanding in south Texas. This Career Foundations Core Certificate allows students to find additional employment while moving toward the AAS degrees. Oil and Gas companies may not hire persons with felony convictions. The college does not guarantee employment to any student in the program.


* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 15.0903
Major Code: ETCF

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
In accordance with these requirements we are providing the following information:
1. Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes
2. On-time graduation rates
3. Cost of the program to include books and fees
4. Placement rate for students completing the program
5. Median loan debt incurred by students who have completed the program
The information provided is the best available and represents data for one year.
More specific information about occupations can be found at the O*NET Resource Center.

Gainful Employment Information for Energy Technician Career Foundations Core, Level 2 Certificate.