The National Energy Skills Center's Drilling Academy is a fully integrated, open-access technical training institute, designed to deliver robust curricula focused on training for the energy sector.

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About the Drilling Academy

Launched in December 2013, the Academy, (located at the NESC's Ste. Madeleine Campus) is the first institution of its kind in the Caribbean, Central and South America.

It consists of classrooms and comfortable facilities with a fully functional Drilling Rig and provides standard and customised training at a world class level.

The Academy provides training for those persons wishing to enter the field of drilling as well as experienced drilling personnel who wish to attain certification in their field. Through its Professional Enhancement Training, the Academy provides customised training to both local and international clients.


Manahambre Rd, Ste. Madeleine - 1 (868) 289-2487

Internationally Accredited

The Academy is an institutional member of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and is registered with the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago.

The Academy's Faculty consists of highly qualified and competent Instructors with relevant experience in the drilling industry.

NESC is Registered with the ACTT
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Industry Relevant Curriculum

Technical Advisory Committee was integrated into the faculty and provides effective governance support regarding the delivery of a technologically relevant Drilling Body of Knowledge and Drilling Rig Technician Curriculum.

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