Certificate of Completion: Process Operations Technology – Bioprocess, Lewis and Clark Community College

Process Operations Technology students learn how to operate and troubleshoot furnaces, distillation columns, reboilers, heat exchangers, steam systems, and cooling-water systems – the essential elements of all process industries.

The Process Operations Technology (PTEC) program at Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) was developed in collaboration with ConocoPhillips in Wood River, Illinois, and in consultation with the Sigma-Aldrich Corporation headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology in the Gulf Coast region. Completion of the program’s various credentialing options and supervised on-site internship experiences results in a high probability of placement within the biochemical, oil and gas exploration, and production and power generation industries.

The Certificate of Completion in Process Operations Technology – Bioprocess at Lewis and Clark Community College includes 16 credit hours of coursework and has a six months duration of studies.

CURRICULUM

PRCS-111 Introduction to Biofuels

PRCS-121 Ethanol Production

PRCS-133 Process Technology Equipment I

PRCS-134 Process Technology Equipment II

PRCS-135 Safety, Health and Environment

PRCS-151 Process Instrumentation Control I

CAREER OUTLOOK

  • This career option has grown by 24% over the last 2 years.
  • Currently thousands of operators and technicians are employed regionally.

CAREERS

  • Plant Operator
  • Process Operator
  • Plant Technician
  • Process Technician

For more information or to pursue the Certificate of Completion in Process Operations Technology – Bioprocess at Lewis and Clark Community College: http://www.lc.edu/program/processop/

Contact Case Manager Alice Bunjan: abunjan@lc.edu, 618-468-2730