Undergraduate Certificate in Petroleum Technology
This program is delivered only through Kenai Peninsula College.
Advising for this program is available from the petroleum technology faculty at Kenai Peninsula College. Please call (907) 262-0330 or (877) 262-0330 for more information.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Undergraduate Certificates.
- Complete the program requirements below.
|WRTG A111||Writing Across Contexts||3|
|or WRTG A110||Introduction to College Writing|
|MATH A105||Intermediate Algebra (or any MATH course for which MATH A105 is a prerequisite)||3|
|PRT A101||Introduction to Process Technology||3|
|PRT A130||Process Technology I: Equipment||4|
|PRT A140||Industrial Process Instrumentation I||3|
|PRT A144||Industrial Process Instrumentation II||3|
|PRT A160||Oil and Gas Exploration and Production I||3|
|PRT A230||Process Technology II: Systems||4|
|PRT A231||Process Technology III: Operations||4|
|or ET A101||Basic Electronics: DC Circuits|
|or ET A126||Digital Electronics|
|PRT A250||Process Troubleshooting||3|
A total of 33 credits is required for the certificate.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
The graduates of the UAA Petroleum Technology program will have the ability to:
- Maintain a safe work area: To enforce safety regulations, follow safe operating procedures, maintain effective communications with personnel, and identify workplace hazards.
- Monitor area operations: To monitor equipment for efficiency and integrity, identify process problems, and perform trend analyses.
- Maintain process parameters: To perform process adjustments, start up process equipment, and shut down process equipment.
- Maintain emergency response preparedness: To respond to emergencies, effectively participate in emergency response drills, and conduct periodic review of emergency response procedures.
- Maintain regulatory compliance: To report recordable incidents, record discharge reports, record regulatory data, maintain current licensing, participate in internal/external audits, and comply with HAZCOM requirements.
- Coordinate maintenance activities: To generate work requests, develop safe out procedures, schedule maintenance activities, prepare equipment for maintenance activity, and issue work permits.
- Perform administrative activities: To produce required reports, record logbook entries, and perform personal evaluations.
- Understand the need for continued professional development, participate in job related training, and utilize self-study resources.
- Demonstrate English skills: To communicate effectively in entry-level technical occupations.