Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

SafeLand: PEC Basic Orientation Marcellus Shale Safety

CCAC can now offer SafeLand training for contractors working in Pennsylvania's growing natural gas industry. Drilling operators, mid-stream and contractors will soon require SafeLand for all personnel entering worksites. Upon successful completion of the exam, participants will be awarded a temporary card with unique, portable identification citing certification in SafeLand.

SafeLand USA orientation sets high minimum standards for this widely accepted health, safety, and E&P orientation and introduction.

  • Module 1: Learning safe behaviors, building a behavior based safety program, incident reporting and investigation, safe driving practices and personal protective equipment
  • Module 2: Hazard communication, environmental, chemical hazards, specialized work procedures and hazardous energy control/LOTO
  • Module 3: Fire safety, material handling, working at heights, confined spaces and excavation hazards

Program Schedule

Washington County Center
Saturday, 11/23/13-Registration Closed



View the syllabus online
Registration now closed

Investment: $225

Registration Closed, Next course in Fall 2014.

For more information on this program, please contact:
Brian Hannon

Refund Policy
Students who wish to withdraw from a class must do so by the end of the last business day before the class starts.  No refund of tuition, non-credit registration fees or materials fees shall be granted unless such materials are returned unused.

Electrical/Mechanical/PLC - Marcellus Shale

Are you a large operator? A contractor?  Do need to upgrade employee skills?

Let us help you improve your employee electrical, mechanical, and programmable logic controls skills.
Our comprehensive, state of the art equipment and industry professional instructors can quickly deliver the appropriate training-Just in Time.

The Center for Professional Development at CCAC's West Hills Center has launched our Natural Gas skill enhancement program with the following components. 

Contractors, operators, midstream, downstream, upstream now have a comprehensive menu of options for training. 

We can design a corporate program, an ala carte short program, certificate program, and even Associates degree programs for you and your employees.
If you choose, we can provide cost proposals to train you and your employees to bring you into full compliance.

  Some topics available include:

  • 125 hour Electrical Program - AC/DC for power and control, circuit analysis, transformers and more (link to list of LAPS here) $1990, that's less than $16/hour


  • 160 hour Mechanical Program - Power Transmission and motor control, drive systems, troubleshooting and repair techniques for automated and manual machinery (link to list of LAPS here) $ 2,690, that's less than $16/hour


  • 75 hour Programmable Logic Controls - Design, program and operate PLC's to control processes found all over the Marcellus Shale Industry (link to list of LAPS here) $1,290, that's less than $ 17/hour 

We can customize the program to meet your needs:

PEC Safeland Orientation-View the Syllabus and Investment (here link to syllabus and pricing)

Natural Gas 101- Get all employees on the same page with this short course (Link to participant workbook)

Don't see exactly what you need,  more topics are available and training can be customized to suit your company needs.



For more information on these programs, please contact:

Brian N. Hannon