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Training for current employees is important for the industry. It makes sure that existing workers know the latest skills, technologies, and best practices in the field. This doesn't just improve their work but also helps the organization be more competitive and productive. Other benefits include increased job satisfaction, lower turnover, and a workforce that is more adaptable and innovative. 


We offer a tailored approach to developing the skills and knowledge of your workforce. Our goal is to make sure the content is directly relevant to your company and objectives. Programs are designed to meet the unique challenges and opportunities your organization faces. The result? Enhanced employee performance and your company stays competitive. Explore some of our popular trainings, but reach out for additional customized courses!
plant operators in training

Operator On-Boarding

This customizable training aims to equip operators with the essential knowledge and skills required for safe, efficient, and effective process operations. The training covers a range of topics, from fundamental process principles to advanced control strategies, ensuring operators are well-prepared for their roles within the company. 

Technicians working on electrical computer system

Site-specific Operations Bootcamp

This course can be customizable to provide site-specific processes to help with troubleshooting and how you would want the trainees to handle process issues. This is designed to provide trainees a real world, hands-on experience running process equipment. 

Man and woman looking at clipboard near electrical panel

National Fire Protection Association 70E (NFPA-70E)

The purpose of NFPA 70E is to protect workers from severe electrical hazards. Professionals working in or around electrical environments are required to meet NFPA 70E requirements and complete training. Training is required for both “qualified persons” and “non-qualified persons.” also including workers whose exposure may not be a part of the individual’s regular job responsibilities. 

Electrical and instrument technician troubleshooting on programmable logic controller of oil and gas production system

Instrumentation & Electrical Troubleshooting

This training aims to empower instrumentation and electrical technicians with the expertise required to minimize downtime and optimize plant performance. Technicians also learn to elevate their roles as indispensable contributors to the seamless operation of a chemical facility. 

man working on equipment

Fine Tuning PID Controllers

This training aims to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of PID controllers and the skills necessary for effective tuning. The training covers fundamentals concepts, various tuning methods, and advanced techniques, ensuring participants can apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios. 

Man in hard hat in front of industrial site

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) /Welding for Engineers

This training aims to equip engineers with a comprehensive overview of welding practices, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) techniques, and metallurgical principles using hands-on exercises. In addition to engineers, quality assurance professionals, inspectors, and technicians can benefit from this training as well. 

Upskill Your Workforce

Your employees can boost their skills in a credit-earning college class — without having to enroll in a degree program. Linked courses enable workers to learn alongside enrolled students to earn continuing education credits and hands-on experience. Find a linked course today!
Electrical Course Students

Electrical Courses

Keep pace with evolving electrical technologies in one of these courses:

  • Electrical Calculations I and II
  • Commercial Wiring
  • Electrical Machines
  • Programmable Logic Controllers

Welding Courses

Sharpen your welding skills with a linked course focused on:
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Pipe Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Oxyfuel Cutting and Welding
Non-Destructive Testing Students

Non-Destructive Testing Courses

Learn all about the latest testing techniques in one of these classes:
  • Introduction to Ultrasonics
  • Metrology and Prints
  • Radiographic Film Interpretation of Weldments
  • Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, and Visual Testing


Pay for a Course

After you’ve found the right course, there are a number of ways to pay, including:
Use the registration link to select a course, create your student account, and pay directly with a credit card. After creating a San Jacinto College account during checkout, you’ll receive a unique identification number, which you can use for all future transactions.

If you’re purchasing a course for an employee, follow these steps:

  1. Provide the student’s information on the CPET Registration form for Employers.
  2. Within 24 hours of registering for the course, submit a letter that states that the company agrees to pay tuition, outlines the preferred payment method, and includes contact information. Use this sample letter as an example.
  3. Wait for registration confirmation from CPET and the San Jacinto College Business Office, who will arrange payment.

For customized courses, CPET will provide a contract template that outlines the payment process.

The Texas Workforce Commission’s Skills Development Fund awards grants averaging $2,000 per trainee to students who meet eligible criteria. To participate in this fund, companies must follow these steps:

  1. Meet the TWC eligibility requirements.
  2. Apply for partnership using this Private Partner Information form.
  3. Work with CPET to secure a grant, develop a specific training program, and create a schedule. Please note that to receive a grant, companies must agree to retain participating employees for at least 60 days after training.


Get in Touch

For more information on custom or general continuing ed courses, contact CPET.
Kelly Groaning
Coord, CPET Incumbent WF Train
(281) 478-2709
Jay Culver
Dir, CPET Incumbent Workforce
(281) 476-1894
Flor Escatel
Sr Administrative Assistant
(281) 998-6150x1272

Learn More About Funding

Reach out to explore funding opportunities with the Texas Workforce Commission.

Kristina DeWitty
Director, CPD Grants Oversight
(281) 478-2784
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Visit CPET

Stop by or reach out to the LyondellBasell Center For Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology with questions or inquiries.

Get in Touch

Phone (281) 998-6150

Hours 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Location 7901 Fairmont Pkwy
Pasadena, TX

Get in Touch

Phone (281) 998-6150

Hours 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Location 7901 Fairmont Pkwy
Pasadena, TX