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Rig Technician Apprentice

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Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program Description

Team-players who enjoy working with equipment and machinery will find a rewarding career as Rig Technician. This program trains you to operate drilling rigs for oil and gas companies. Job titles commonly associated with each of the three levels of apprenticeship are Motorhand (Level 1), Derrickhand (Level 2) and Driller (Level 3).

Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance Requirements

To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.

See the Apprentice System of Training to find out about becoming a registered apprentice. 

Apprentice Success Services

Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Study Skills and Learning Strategies to learn how SAIT can help promote your success.

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