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Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester.

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Manufacturing & Energy Technology Degree

Offered at: Larimer

A.A.S. in Manufacturing & Energy Technology

63-64 credits
(4 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

31 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 by semester.

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Manufacturing and Energy Technology Jobs & Salaries

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
Manufacturing Production Technician $41,624
Power Plant Operator $56,146
Electrical and Electronics Repair Technician (commercial & industrial equipment)
Electrical and Electronics Repair Technician (powerhouse, substation, relay) $69,652
Power Distributors & Dispatchers
Utility Engineering Technician (Electronics Engineering Technician) $51,552
Colorado Labor Market Information (2017)

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