The goal of this program is to prepare individuals with little or no experience as floorhands to work safely on a service rig. Students will be evaluated on theory and practical training. Successful completion of this course leads to PITS Certification.
Hours: 40 (Lecture Hours: 5; Field Experience/Practicum Hours: 35)
Total Weeks: 1
- Roles of service rig personnel and roles of service companies
- Systems and components of the service rig
- Floorhand duties and responsibilities
- Rig equipment maintenance
- Rig up operations
- Rod handling operations
- Pipe handling operations
- Handling tools
- Structure of the petroleum industry
- Learn to work safely on a service rig and demonstrate they have a wide foundation of knowledge and skills to work as effective member of a rig crew.
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of service rig personnel.
- Know the major components of a service rig.
- Conduct risk assessment and hazard identification procedures for all aspects of a service rig.
- Learn to safely use and maintain tools and fittings.
- Prepare site, cleanup and shutdown.
Grading System: Pass/Fail
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.