General Objectives

To train competent mid-cadre technicians (at Technician certificate level) by imparting knowledge, competencies and skills in the field of Petroleum Geology.

Specific Objectives

The Specific Objectives of the programme will be to ensure that upon completion of the NTAL 5 programme technicians are expected to be able to:

  • Describe basic components of geological, geochemical and geophysical methods and perform (under supervision) geological and geochemical sampling, and geophysical data acquisition in oil and gas exploration and development;
  • Operate field geological, electrical, and seismic and gravity tools and equipment related to oil and gas exploration and drilling.
  • Prepare samples and undertake simple field and laboratory analysis and tests of geological (rocks, minerals, sediments and fossils) and geochemical samples;
  • Apply remote sensing data and GIS to digitize and prepare maps in petroleum exploration.
  • Prepare basic technical reports for geological, geochemical and geophysical field activities in oil and gas well drilling and logging activities in oil and gas exploration
  • Undertake basic geological, geochemical and geophysical field camp management.

Admission Requirements

Candidates who have completed the Technician certificate (NTA level 4) in petroleum geology are eligible to take the course.

The Modules

Semester I Modules

MODULE CODE

MODULE TITLE

PGT 05101

Structural Geology in Petroleum Exploration

PGT 05102

Application of Geophysics in Petroleum Exploration

PGT 05103

Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems

PGT 05104

Fieldwork and Camping Management

Semester II Modules

MODULE CODE

MODULE TITLE

PGT 05201

Palaeontology  

PGT 05206

Environmental Management in Geosciences

PGT 05207

Reservoir Characterization

PGT 05208

Map Digitization

PGT 05209

Field Work and Industrial Practical Training

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

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Things to observe when doing application

Entry Requirements:

  1. At least four D grade in science subjects from O’ Level examination results certified by NECTA OR
  2. Passed NVTA L3 in Engineering aligned subjects from VETA Registered Institutions OR
  3. Posses a relevant NTAL4 from NACTE Accredited college for a 2 year diploma course
  1. Submit to ESIS a nonrefundable application fee of TZS. 30,000/- to be deposited in Account:

Bank Account Info:

  • Bank name: CRDB, Bank PLC,
  • Account Name: ESIS Limited,
  • Account No:01J1059238400,
  • Branch: CRDB Shinyanga Branch,
  • SWIFT CODE: CORUTZTZ

Application Checklist:

  1. Copy of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE)
  2. Copy of Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education examination (ACSEE) – If any
  3. Copy of other qualification(s) e.g. NVTA3, Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE), if any
  4. Copy of birth certificate
  5. Original Pay-in slip for application fee(TZS. 30,000)

Application and Enrolment Duration:

  1. Application take place between March and September Every Year
  2. Enrollment process take place in August and September each year
  3. Classes Begin mid October every year

ESIS Application Form 2022/23