Refining & Chemical Processes

R. L. Turner High School
Business & Industry or STEM Endorsement

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Math Math Math Math Math
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CTE Courses

Principles of Applied Engineering
Introduction to Engineering Design
(1 credit)

Introduction to Instrumentation & Electrical
(1 Credit)

Advanced Instrumentation & Electrical
(1 Credit)

Project Based Research
(1 credits)
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        

Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Foreign Language (2 credits)
  • Physical Education (1 credit)
  • Fine Arts (1 credit)
  • Health (1/2 credit)

Possible Industry Based Certifications:

  • NCCER Core 
  • NCCER Electronic System Technician Level I 

  • NCCER Instrumentation Level I

occupations median wage annual openings % growth
Extraction Workers - All Others $44,616 145 24%
Extraction Workers $34,570 1000 7%
Drill Operators, Oil & Gas $52,083 925 14%

The Refining & Chemical Processes program of study helps CTE learners discover how to monitor, adjust, and control different equipment housed in petrochemical plants and refineries. It introduces students to the computer technology and instrumentation used to operate a variety of equipment systems and industrial processes, helping students build the skills needed to operate the systems.