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Manufacturing & Energy Technology Degree

Offered at: Larimer

A.A.S. in Manufacturing & Energy Technology

64 credits
(4-5 semesters)

This A.A.S. degree program focuses on preparing individuals for entry-level work in the growing clean energy industry, as well as careers in manufacturing and conventional energy. You will learn about electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial fluid power and control, lean manufacturing, basic plant operations, digital devices, instrumentation and control, and wind and solar energy.

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Manufacturing & Energy Technology

32 credits
(2 semesters)

This certificate provides a firm foundation for specialization in Manufacturing and Energy Technology. You learn about safety, electronics, print reading, measurement, communication and teamwork, and quality control. You also complete the general education requirements for the degree.

Once you complete the certificate, you choose your degree concentration in either Electrical/Mechanical Technology or Energy Technology.

Manufacturing & Energy Technology certificate: See required courses.

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Manufacturing and Energy Technology Jobs & Salaries

Entry Average Experienced
Manufacturing Production Technician $42,272 $67,412 $79,982
Power Plant Operator $53,543 $69,839 $77,987
Electrical and Electronics Repair Technician (commercial & industrial equipment)
$44,476 $59,229 $66,606
Electrical and Electronics Repair Technician (powerhouse, substation, relay) $65,684 $75,170 $79,914
Power Distributors & Dispatchers
$60,284 $74,472 $81,566
Electromechanical Technician
$42,272 $67,412 $79,982
Utility Engineering Technician (Electronics Engineering Technician) $42,793 $61,636 $71,058
Colorado Labor Market Information (2013)

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