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OGOP 102 - Work Practicum
Course Details
Course Code:
OGOP 102

Calendar Description:
Students will be placed in an 80 hour practicum setting. Efforts will be made to provide placements in line with student preferences, and employers will be requested to provide a variety of tasks in line with the student's learning objectives.

Industry standards typically require employees to be at least 18 years of age: in the event that a practicum placement is not possible due to this expectation, students will complete the practicum portion of the Oil & Gas Operations through the use of shop time under the guidance of their Instructor.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 80

Practicum Hours:
Total Practicum Hours: 80
On the Job Experience: 80

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

OGOP 106 Oil and Gas Field Operations - One
OGOP 107 Oil and Gas Field Operations - Two
OGOP 108 Oil and Gas Field Operations - Three
OGOP 109 Oil and Gas Field Operations - Four
*All four levels must be successfully completed before a practicum placement will take place.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:

POPR 304 Basic Fire Fighting
WFTR 101 Occupational First Aid - Level 1
WFTR 102 Occupational First Aid - Transportation Endorsement
WFTR 108 H2S Alive
WFTR 114 Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
WFTR 147 Light Duty Vehicles - Driver Improvement
WFTR 164 Confined Space Entry and Rescue Training - Level 2
WFTR 169 Industrial Worker Fall Protection
WFTR 302 Petroleum Safety Training (PST)
WFTR 338 Hydrocarbon Vapour Awareness

Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
Students will be placed in an industry setting for a period of 80 hours. In this time the students will be exposed to oil and gas field operational terminology and become involved with the routine and duties performed by an Oil and Gas Operator. Employers will complete a College generated evaluation of the student's performance. Depending on placement, students will be required to provide their own Class 1 CSA approved footwear and suitable clothing.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Discuss work habits and attitudes that lead to employment opportunities
- Describe aspects of safety as related to oil and gas field operations

Use Initiative to identify tasks

Use time productively

Select and use appropriate tools

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Practicum: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Additional Comments:
Practicum placement dependant upon instructor's discretion.
Please review the Trades and Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.

Depending on placement, students will be required to provide their own Class 1 CSA approved footwear and suitable clothing.

Keys to Success:
Attendance, maintaining a professional attitude, integration of knowledge acquired in class into the workplace.
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