This program consists of nine courses offered for CEU credit and is focused on the responsibilities of a safety technician in the refinery setting. Participants will be prepared with a solid foundation to assist refinery safety managers in facilitating OSHA regulations and meeting performance expectations of employers. Course content addresses refinery process overview and safety regulations; hazard recognition and conducting risk assessments; and safe work practices such as “hot “work and confined spaces in refineries. Participants who complete the certificate program will be able to perform typical functions of refinery safety staff assigned to work with maintenance subcontractors. The curriculum will prepare crafts and trades persons associated with gasoline refinery operations to enter refinery employment as a safety technician.
Students who successfully complete the Certificate program will be able to:
To earn the Refinery Safety Technician Certificate, participants must complete total of nine required courses:
To earn the certificate participants will complete nine (9) required courses; at least five (5) courses must be completed through the CSUDH OTIEC. All courses must be completed within five (5) years. Courses taken through other official OSHA Training Institute Education Centers can be used to fulfill up to four (4) courses required for the Refinery Safety Technician certificate of completion.
Foremen, superintendents, loss control representatives, human resources, workers compensation administrators, risk management personnel, supervisors, safety consultants, safety engineers and safety managers.
This program is open to all participants interested in the field of Occupational Safety.
Courses are offered for continuing Education Units (CEUs). Nationally recognized standards govern attendance requirements to earn CEU credits. A permanent record is established, and students may request CSU Dominguez Hills’ transcript either online or by calling the University Records office. Students not pursuing the certificate of completion may take individual courses.
Class Time: 165 Hours
Other Time, including lab: All Courses have lab components that is included in the 165 hours.
Day or Night Classes: Day and weekend classes
Program Prerequisites: At least high school-level math, reading, language and writing skills. 2 years of experience working in refineries or commercial construction related activities.
Equipment Used in Program: Personal Protective Equipment
Target Occupations: At least high school-level math, reading, language and writing skills. 2 years of experience working in refineries or commercial construction related activities.
Target Sector: Refinery and Commercial Construction Industry
Program Fees: $4,820
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Out of work and need training? This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act. Contact the Workforce Investment Board for more information.