Sustainability Areas

Energy

Biodiesel Production Certificate

The Biodiesel Production certificate program leads to employment in a biofuels facility as an operator, instrumentation technician or maintenance technician. Major employers include ethanol companies, biodiesel companies, biofuels companies, ethanol plants, renewable fuels companies and government agencies. For more information contact: Dr. Dana Keating Dana.keating@sic.edu 618-252-5400, Ext. 2200

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Bioenergy Production Certificate

The Biofuels Technology & Sustainability certificate program leads to employment in a Biofuels facility as an Operator, Instrumentation Technician, or Maintenance Technician. Major employers include Ethanol Companies, Biodiesel Companies, Biofuels Companies, Ethanol Plants, Renewable Fuels Companies, and Government Agencies. Contact: Dr. Dana Keating dana.keating@sic.edu 618-252-5400, Ext. 2200

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Biofuels Production & Sustainability A.A.S. Degree

The Biofuels Production and Sustainability AAS degree program leads to employment in a biofuels facility as an operator, instrumentation technician or maintenance technician. Major employers include ethanol companies, biodiesel companies, biofuels companies, ethanol plants, renewable fuels companies and government agencies. For more information contact: Dr. Dana Keating Dana.keating@sic.edu 618-252-5400, Ext. 2200

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Biofuels Production Certificate

The Biofuels Technology & Sustainability certificate program leads to employment in a Biofuels facility as an Operator, Instrumentation Technician, or Maintenance Technician. Major employers include Ethanol Companies, Biodiesel Companies, Biofuels Companies, Ethanol Plants, Renewable Fuels Companies, and Government Agencies. Contact: Dr. Dana Keating dana.keating@sic.edu 618-252-5400, Ext. 2200

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Biofuels Production Fast-Track Certificate

The Biofuels Production Fast-Track certificate program leads to employment in a biofuels facility as an operator, instrumentation technician or maintenance technician. Major employers include ethanol companies, biodiesel companies, biofuels companies, ethanol plants, renewable fuels companies and government agencies. For more information contact: Dr. Dana Keating Dana.keating@sic.edu 618-252-5400, Ext. 2200

The following is a Certificate or Degree

Biofuels Technology & Sustainability Certificate

The Biofuels Technology and Sustainability certificate program leads to employment in a biofuels facility as an operator, instrumentation technician or maintenance technician. Major employers include ethanol companies, biodiesel companies, biofuels companies, ethanol plants, renewable fuels companies and government agencies. For more information contact: Dr. Dana Keating Dana.keating@sic.edu 618-252-5400, Ext. 2200

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Building Environmental Controls Skills Certificate

The Building Environmental Control Skills certificate program covers building automation, heating, cooling, controllers and geothermal and heat pump systems. After completing the program, students can seek employment as an in-demand technician in sustainable energy, energy assessment and management, environmental controls, and automation and controls. Courses completed in the program can be applied toward Heartland’s Sustainable […]

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DACC Wind Energy Technician Program Prepares Students for Future

Greg Hansbraugh cites the job placement rate for students as the best indicator of the program’s success. “In addition to working on wind farms in Illinois students have secured jobs across the country, including Michigan, Indiana, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Texas, California, and even in Puerto Rico” said Hansbraugh.

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Energy Audit A.A.S.

The Energy Audit program prepares students for employment in the areas of energy audit and insulation of residential and commercial buildings. Students will acquire skills in safety, HVAC principles, soldering and brazing, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, refrigerant handling, the use of refrigerant gauges, electrical test equipment and blower door testing. The Energy Audit curriculum is […]

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Energy Efficiency Certificate

The certificate will provide students with the knowledge, skills, training and resources to pursue employment in renewable energy careers. It will provide students with the most current knowledge of energy efficient management and HVAC trends. These emerging fields will include energy auditing, thermal imaging services, energy efficiency, hydropower, wind energy, and solar energy. The curriculum […]

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