The development of Marcellus Shale natural gas extraction has been a boom to the economy, providing thousands of well-paying jobs and furthering independence from foreign oil. Currently, there are over 57,000 operational gas wells in Pennsylvania. And the numbers across the country are growing. By providing you with necessary safety instruction, heavy equipment experience, and CDL training, the Skilled Trades Programs prepare you to hit the ground running in the natural gas industry. ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY.