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Emergency Preparedness Specialist (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Oshkosh

Comprehensive emergency preparation is critical for municipalities and businesses, and employers turn to experts to help them avoid and reduce risk. This program will equip you to analyze risk and then design and manage an emergency action plan. You will learn about the roles and responsibilities of various organizations, including the expectations of OSHA, FEMA, and the Department of Homeland Security for emergency preparedness.

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Energy & Environmental Engineering Technology (AAS)

60 Credits Locations: Appleton, Oshkosh

Sustainability is emerging as a key business requirement as customers, employees and the public are putting increasing pressure on every organization to reduce their impact on the planet. In this program, you will learn about energy efficiency, energy alternatives, energy conservation, energy cost, environmental management systems and the impact of energy usage on the environment. You will learn to apply engineering principles in the protection of human health and the environment, while minimizing costs and risks. Gain skills in project management and lean manufacturing too. You’ll be well prepared for the changing business climate in which energy and the environment are key concerns.

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Energy & Environmental Management (C)

15 Credits Location: Appleton

Explore current sustainability standards and regulations, as well as market and projected growth factors. You’ll learn how to develop sustainability plans and environmental management programs based on EPA, ISO and other national and international guidelines. You’ll also learn the fundamentals of energy, regulations for hazardous materials and waste, and how to reduce the carbon footprint impacts of business.

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Energy Management & Control for Buildings (C)

12 Credits Location: Online

As energy costs grow, employers are looking for skilled technicians to manage and control energy use. The primary focus of this program is on automating the control of building environments, and the communication and networking protocols used in these systems. You’ll also learn about HVAC fundamentals, lighting, and fire and security systems.

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Environmental Compliance Specialist (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Oshkosh

Gain a foundation in the environmental laws and regulations found in industry. You’ll learn about safety procedures associated with the day-to-day handling of hazardous materials and waste streams, along with emergency response procedures. Your training will include coursework in auditing and inspection programs, air and water emissions, and hazardous and solid waste stream management. You’ll have the skills and training for this specialized career path.

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Environmental Health & Safety (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Oshkosh

Environmental health and occupational safety have an important impact on business and industry. In this program, you will learn about regulatory standards and the inspection process. You’ll also learn about the prevention of risk factors in the workplace, as well as accident investigation and reporting. As part of your training, you will complete a series of simulated reports and policies to prepare you for entry-level work in this interesting field.

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Safety Engineering Technology (AAS)

67 Credits Location: Oshkosh

A solid background in environmental health and safety can make you a valuable employee in the manufacturing and service industries. Your ability to understand the connection between engineering and safety will help you establish a successful career in both industrial and service settings. Your training includes a wide variety of compliance and inspection topics, along with regulatory interpretation and application, workplace ethics and employee safety. You’ll also gain an understanding of engineering and project management fundamentals. With this broad foundation, you’ll be well equipped to meet the environmental and safety needs of today’s employers.

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Wind Energy Technology (AAS)

69 Credits Location: Appleton

The wind energy industry is the fastest growing segment of renewable energy production. The U.S. and Canadian wind industry is experiencing annual growth of 25%. Employers seek skilled technicians for operation and maintenance activities in wind farms. There is also a demand for advanced technicians with U.S. and international wind turbine manufacturers; these include: installation technicians, quality control technicians, and warranty and commissioning technicians. Operation and maintenance positions generally remain with a given wind farm location; other technicians travel extensively with the construction of new wind farms and repair/retrofitting of wind turbines around the world.

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Types of Offerings



AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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