Project Description

Natural Gas Compression

95 Quarter Credits / 1650 Clock Hours

Cost : $29,490.00 – Cost is annual (2yr prgm)

Start Date : August 27, 2019

The Natural Gas Compression – CAT/Ariel Emphasis AST Degree Program encompasses hands-on training courses in the natural gas compression field. These courses provide individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in some of the most in-demand, well-paid, and satisfying technical career opportunities available today.

Natural Gas Compression – CAT/Ariel Emphasis students will work hands-on from a basic knowledge of general technician abilities through troubleshooting electronic controls on the engines and compressors. The students will be required to complete theory classes then move into the lab to put what they learned into real world situations. Along with the basic curriculum, the students will be introduced to live projects on a day-to-day basis.

CPI has partnered with CAT/Cleveland Brothers and Ariel to offer students training on today’s technology. This partnership ensures CPI will always have the current technology available to use as training aids on the newest equipment industry has to offer. During the CAT/Ariel Emphasis, students will learn how to disassemble/assemble components, perform regular preventive maintenance, test/adjust/troubleshoot the various systems specific to CAT and Ariel equipment. Students will graduate with experience working with the Ariel local dealership network – Cleveland Brothers, CAT – as well as comprehension on full spectrum operations. This program is designed to prepare and place trained graduates in a rewarding career in the natural gas compression industry. Students may need to travel within Pennsylvania or the NorthEast United States corridor for employment with CAT/Cleveland Brothers Equipment Company, Inc. or Ariel Corporation. Additional employment opportunities within these companies may be available nationally and globally.