Western Wyoming Community College announces the new Plant Operations Program. The program also qualifies for Wyoming Works, the new state-wide program helping adult students pay for college.
The Plant Operations Program prepares students for careers in industrial plants and refineries as process technicians and/or operators, research technicians or laboratory technicians. Upon graduation, students can find work in diverse areas such as; paper and pulp, power generation, utilities, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals, also in our local industries, such as power generation, fertilizer, trona, and gas processing. Students can complete an Applied Associate of Science in Plant Operation Technology or a Plant Operations Certificate.
Graduates of this program gain the ability to:
“Genesis Alkali representatives worked closely with Western and other industry leaders over the past year to identify training needs for the new plant operator certificate program. We are very excited about the opportunity that Western’s program will offer to both students and employers, beginning in the fall of 2019. We anticipate that graduates of the plant operator training program will have exciting career opportunities and many will become future employees of Genesis Alkali,” said Tammy Fennell, Employee Relations Manager at Genesis Alkali.
Western is the only college in Wyoming with a schedule that allows students to take three-credit courses in five-week blocks (Monday through Thursday) in three-hour blocks offered in the morning, afternoon, or evening blocks. The program also qualifies for the new adult learner scholarship, Wyoming Works, for which the Wyoming State Legislature allocated $3 million dollars.
For more information on this program contact Paul Johnson, Associate Professor of Oil and Gas Technology & Division Chair of Business and Industry Western via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register, contact Mustang Central at email@example.com or call (307) 382-1637.
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