Rig Technician

No intakes are currently scheduled for 2019 - 2020

Rig Technicians operate oil and gas drilling rigs.
The Rig Technician apprenticeship program is 3 years with 1500 hours of on-the-job training and 4 weeks of RDC technical training each year.  

1st Year Apprentices

If you are a 1st year Apprentice, you need to be registered with Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) prior to applying at Red Deer College.  More information on becoming an apprentice.
Tuition Fees:
Class Length Tuition Other Fees Student Pays
4 Weeks $392 $155 $547


Registered Apprentices: Learn How to Register.

Learn about funding options, parking, residence and more.

Learn about our Pre-employment program. Pre-employment programs are not available for all trades.