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Beginning June 1st, 2020, SouthernTech will once again be providing Contractor Safety Training.  However, to ensure everyone’s health and safety, a few restrictions will be enforced:

  • If you are experiencing a fever, shortness of breath, or have been in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19, please do not enter the building and notify your supervisor immediately.

  • All contractors must bring their own mask and wear it at all times

  • The following maximum number of individuals will be allowed in the building at one time.  If the maximum limit has been reached, please wait outside or come back at a later time or date.

            • Waiting Room – 7

            • Registration – 2

            • Computer Lab – 8

            • Basic Orientation Plus Classroom – 8

For your safety, sanitization stations have been placed throughout the building.

As a satellite location of the Safety Council of Texas City (SCTC), a member of the Association of Reciprocal Safety Councils (ARSC), SouthernTech provides site specific safety training to contract workers to work at oil refineries throughout the United States, including the Valero Ardmore Refinery. This training includes both online and instructor-led. The list and description of online training courses that are currently available can be found below.

Michelle Hudson

Michelle Hudson

Training Developer 580.224.8216

Basic Orientation Plus

Note: OSHA 10 and 30 General Industry or Construction certification cards, California C-Stop, or other industrial safety certifications do not fulfill the requirements of the Basic Orientation Plus.

Basic Orientation Plus Refresher

  • Offered during all Contractor Safety hours of operation as listed above
  • On-site registration (In-person only)
  • 2 Hour CBT* Presentation and Exam

Valero Ardmore Refinery (07VRARD) and HF Acid (07VRARHF)

  • Offered during all Contractor Safety hours of operation as listed above
  • On-site registration (In-person only)
  • 30 min. CBT* Presentation and Exam

Note: Both courses will only be available at Southern Tech, Ardmore during regular business hours.

Additional CBT Safety Training Available

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • Personal Check
  • Cash

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