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Drilling Basics Certification Preparation Program is a Program

Drilling Basics Certification Preparation Program

Time limit: 270 days

$1,250 Enroll

Full program description

Drilling Basics Online is a series of groundwater training courses with future development of classroom and field courses. These career development opportunities are  designed for industry professionals, regulators, university students, or entry-level workers in preparation for rigorous certification exams. These courses will improve the safety and skills of drilling industry members and train the next generation of drillers to address the critical shortage of professionals in the industry. This program will enroll students in all five eight-hour couses. The first two courses are completed and the three remaining courses are scheduled to come online during the summer and fall of 2022. A certificate of completion is issued after each completed topic.

The courses in order are:

  1. General Workplace Safety
  2. Geology and Groundwater
  3. Hydrogeology and Fluid Mechanics
  4. Rig Types and Well Design
  5. Drill Rig Safety

*Scholarships are currently available for Oklahoma employees. If you are currently employed in the state of Oklahoma, please contact us at caspdo@okstate.edu before you sign up, because you may be eligible for scholarship funding. Please make sure to include:

  • Your full name and email address.
  • Your Oklahoma employer name.
  • The physical address of your employment