Hondros College Announces New Involvement in the Oil & Gas Industry

Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) January 24, 2013

Hondros College, with multiple locations throughout Ohio dedicated to helping the Ohio workforce enter and succeed in various careers and industries, announced today it will begin offering SafeLand USA safety courses for individuals and companies who will be involved in developing Ohio’s Shale resources and those servicing such companies.

Individuals and employees of any company that work on-site or step foot on an oil and gas rig are required to maintain safety awareness certifications and skills. Hondros College, a member of the Ohio Oil & Gas Association, will be offering the eight-hour SafeLand USA basic orientation course, in addition to a comprehensive three-day SafeLand USA Core Compliance Course. The courses will be offered at Hondros College’s Akron and Columbus campuses. Upon request, Hondros College representatives are available to travel statewide and nationwide to provide on-site and custom training for companies, associations and other groups looking to get their entire team the required education.

“Hondros College has always been dedicated to supporting the Ohio workforce. For decades, we have developed programs to support that initiative,” said Hondros College of Business President, Tina Lapp. “We recognize that thousands of jobs will be created in the oil & gas industry, which will require employees to fulfill safety training and certifications. Safety is extremely important in the oil & gas industry, and Hondros College is proud to offer these valuable courses to Ohio workers.”

Such individuals are recommended to take, at minimum, the eight-hour SafeLand USA Basic Orientation safety course. This includes a wide range of businesses including construction, drilling, pipeline, trucking, energy, oil, gas, technical, welding, paving and more. For individuals and companies looking to strengthen their safety processes and awareness, the 24-hour SafeLand USA Core Compliance course is recommended by oil field operators. This course covers the safety basic orientation in addition to bringing together the health, safety and environmental training certifications most requested by oil field operators and other employers.

Courses will be offered at Hondros College’s Columbus Campus and Hondros College Akron Campus. For more details or to register, please visit http://www.Hondros.com/OilGasSafetyTraining.aspx or call 1.888.Hondros.

About Hondros College
For more than 40 years, Westerville, Ohio-based Hondros College has been educating individuals who want to improve their lives by finding, entering and succeeding in a new career. Hondros College offers a variety of programs to prepare students for occupations that offer stability, flexibility, independence and financial reward. Hondros College’s six Ohio locations provide the highly-focused education needed to succeed in a broad range of careers in real estate, appraisal, home inspection, mortgage, insurance, title insurance, securities, personal training, tax preparation and the oil & gas industry. “Like” Hondros College on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hondroscollege and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/hondros.

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