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New 12-week Program!

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According to the Northeast Gas Association (www.northeastgas.org), natural gas is now the leading home heating fuel in the Northeast. The potential growth in the region is over 33 million new customers. In addition to the new growth, accelerated infrastructure enhancements, and workforce retirements are creating  a demand to accelerate hiring new employees into the industry.

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Natural Gas Technician Certificate Program 

Interested in a career in the expanding natural gas industry?

Farmingdale State College (SUNY) has partnered with National Grid to offer a Natural Gas Technician Certificate Program. This 12-week program is targeted towards individuals seeking career opportunities in the growing natural gas industry.

This program serves as an introduction to the Gas Industry and will expose you to the job tasks, work methods and safety practices utilized by various workforce positions in gas construction, maintenance, and customer service. All classes will be taught at the National Grid Melville Learning Center by highly experienced gas industry instructors. The program runs 2 nights a week and  one (1) Saturday per month totaling 90 hours of classroom instruction and hands-on practice in state-of-the-art laboratories, and outdoor gas training simulation areas using actual tools of the trade.

We are currently in the process of re-structuring this training program, based on feedback from our instructors and employers.

The new structure of the program will have two parts. The first part is the successful completion of the national recognized Energy Industry Fundamentals course. For more information about this course, please see EIF.

In addition, we are starting a waiting list for our next program offering of Natural Gas Technician Program, please send us an email.

*If you are on the waitlist from the previous class, you are automatically on the waitlist for the new program.