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Energy Production and Distribution Technologies
2-year AAS degree

Students in this program learn about complex mechanical electrical systems, including megawatt windmills, steam driven turbines and solar fields that turn sunlight into electricity. Graduates of this program go on to complete a four-year degree at the University of Northern Iowa or the University of Iowa.

The Energy Production and Distribution Technologies program requires completion of the following third party credentials: OSHA 30-hour General Industry, 50+ High Voltage Arc Flash, Residential Voltage Arc Flash, Rigging, Lifting and Cribbing, JSEA-Job Safety and Environmental Analysis, Adult First Aid with CPR, Forklift Class 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, Electrostatic Discharge, Nacelle Rescue, Top of Nacelle Rescue, Confined Space Blade Rescue, Hub Rescue, Ladder Climb, Ladder Rescue, Tower Self Rescue, and the National Career Readiness Certificate.  

Students in this program may be eligible to have half their tuition paid for by the Kibbie Grant.

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