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Process Operations/Power Plant Technology

Our Partners Say -

"The program allows us to build a pipeline of qualified applicants for positions at the growing Cargill Bio-Refinery Campus. Graduates will be in good position to be ahead of the curve by having the right education, training and mindset to meet the qualifications for the biotech businesses' own training programs for technical production jobs."

Gavin Atkinson

"The city of Blair has been involved with this project since discussion began in 2004. This facility is a prime example of how public/private partnerships benefit communities."

Rod Storm
City Administrator
Blair, Neb.

What is 'Process Operations/Power Plant Technology'? (PROT)

This program provides training for entry-level employees in a variety of continuous process operating plants. These include ethanol and bio-diesel plants along with other bio-processing industries. A complete power plant operations option is also available. Graduates are trained to operate and maintain process plants and power generating plants. The program provides students with the opportunity to engage in hands-on training within the skilled trades.

Is it for you?

Do You Like to:

  • work with your hands and mind?
  • work with new ideas and new products?
  • explore many careers?
  • build your future?

Then Process Operations Technology is for you!

Graduates in this program learn to operate and maintain bio-refineries, power plants, wastewater treatment plants and work in other industries utilizing the process operations skill set. This training prepares students for entry-level employment and advancement opportunities as technical professionals in the industry. Ongoing training for workers currently in the industry is also available.

Current Industry Partners Include:

  • Cargill
  • Evonik
  • NatureWorks
  • Novozymes
  • OPPD

Program Faculty

Bob Boyer  (402) 763-5964

Program Descriptions

South Omaha Campus

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