Below is a listing of technical colleges with programs geared to the energy industry. In many cases, we’ve partnered with the college to create or even help fund the program.
Wind Energy & Turbine Technology Degree Program
Interested in a career in wind energy technology? We've worked with Iowa Lakes Community College to develop the curriculum for this two-year degree. This Associate in Applied Science degree prepares students to install, maintain and service modern wind turbines. Graduates will be ready to support the growing wind infrastructure as companies rush to build renewable energy generation.
Check out a day in the life of Wind technician at Alliant Energy
Gas Utility Construction & Service Degree Program
We've partnered with Northeast Iowa Community College and other Midwest utilities to sponsor this program. This two-year Associate in Applied Science Degree program prepares students to install, maintain and operate natural and propane gas distribution systems. Program graduates will be qualified to enter a high-demand field in one of the most technologically intensive industries in today's economy.
Lineworkers get electricity to homes, stores, schools, factories and more. They use their skills to install and repair cables, wires and other equipment you might see on an electrical pole. Take a minute to check out the Electric Power Distribution Programs offered by these schools.