Wind Energy Technology graduate Steve Muleski is a U.S. Veteran and Site Manager for GE's renewable energy business. In this video, Steve talks about why he loves his job as a Wind Tech.

Let us train you for a high-tech, high-wage job in an exciting, emerging industry!

Through innovative teaching and technology, and industry and educational institution partnerships, Cloud County Community College is preparing a qualified workforce for the emerging wind industry estimated to increase 80,000 jobs by 2020. The curriculum blends on-campus, on-line and distance learning, land-lab, and field training opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students.

This educational program will produce a qualified workforce to serve the emerging wind industry throughout Kansas and the nation. Graduates of the program will possess the necessary skills to secure a position with a modern commercial wind farm operation or an industry career related to the production and utilization of wind energy.

Why choose Wind Energy Technology at CCCC?

  • Kansas ranks 2nd in the nation for potential energy production from wind.
  • Only college in Kansas approved to offer Associate of Applied Science degree in Wind Energy Technology.
  • One of only 7 colleges in the entire nation to earn the AWEA Seal of Approval.
  • One of the first colleges in the nation to offer a comprehensive Blade Repair program, complete with a state of the art Composite Lab.
  • As part of the Substation Technician program, the college has a Substation Training Lab, the only one of its kind in the United States.
  • Operating wind farm on campus that powers the college's geothermal HVAC system and also provides valuable field and safety training for the students.
  • Paid internships provided through partnerships with many leading companies in the industry.
  • Annual earnings for people working in the wind energy industry range from $36,000 - $67,000.

Degrees/Certificates Offered:
Blade Repair - 16 hour certificate
Wind Energy Technology - 16 hour certificate
Solar Energy - 33 hour certificate
sUAS (Drones) - 30 hour certificate
Substation Technician - 33 hour certificate
Wind Energy Technology - 33 hour certificate
Solar Energy - AAS - 64 hours
sUAS (Drones) - AAS - 62 hours
sUAS (Drones) - 16 hour certificate
Wind Energy Technology - AAS - 64 hours
Associate of General Studies - AGS - 62 hours
Associate of Science - AS - 62 hours

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Liam Schroller

Meet: Liam Schroller, Hanover, KS
Associates in Applied Science Wind Energy Technology

"I feel Cloud is a great college because of the atmosphere that this college creates, there is always an activity you can participate in, and there is no shortage of being able to meet new people and make new friends. Another reason Cloud is amazing is that the opportunities here are endless, there is almost a place for everyone in any field here, and it is great college to get your Gen Eds done, and to find out what you truly want to become and make of yourself in the future."


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