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The Energy Technology programs at MIAT Houston are designed to offer hands-on training and a curriculum built with business leaders to fit industry needs.

Energy Technology School in Houston, TX

Gain the skills needed to pursue a career in the energy technology industry.1

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS OVERVIEW

Whether it’s wind, coal, gas, nuclear or hydroelectric, energy technicians work on the machinery that powers many different industries! When searching for energy technology schools, look no further than MIAT College of Technology in Houston, Texas! Our Energy Technology programs are designed to offer hands-on training with supportive instructors and a curriculum built hand-in-hand with business leaders to fit industry needs.1

More About Our Energy Programs at MIAT Houston:

Wind Power Technician
  • Complete training in 7 months.
  • Gain the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to train to become a wind turbine technician.
  • Earn a diploma upon graduation.
Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Complete training in 9 months.
  • Train hands-on with the machinery that powers many different industries, from gas and coal to nuclear and solar.
  • Earn a diploma upon graduation.
Energy Technology
  • Complete training in 14 months.
  • Study a variety of topics, including power generation, wind power, compression technology and powerplant operations.
  • Earn an associate of applied science (AAS) degree upon graduation.

What Makes Energy Technology Training Different With MIAT Houston?

  • Connections with employers1
  • Complete the programs in just 7-14 months
  • No prior experience needed
  • Hands-on learning that mirrors real-world experience

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY COURSES IN HOUSTON, TX

No prior experience is needed in to train in our Energy Technology programs at MIAT Houston — our curriculum is designed to build your knowledge from the ground up! Some of the Energy Technology courses at MIAT Houston include:

Precision Measuring and Rigging

Students learn the proper use and interpretation of precision measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers, depth gauges and gap measuring devices. This course includes both standard and metric tooling to teach students about the equipment that will be encountered in the field.

DC Electrical Theory

Students learn the theory, principles and application of power generation systems. This course is designed to teach students electrical circuit diagrams, including charging and storage functions.

AC Electrical Theory

Students learn AC 3-phase electrical theory and principles, and their application to power generation systems. This course is designed to teach students about AC electrical circuit diagrams, including solid-state devices and logic functions.

Wind Operation and Renewable Energy

Students learn the function and design of wind turbines in the power generation field. Students also learn about renewable energy systems other than wind turbines.

Hydraulics and Gears

Students learn about hydraulic power and its function in the wind turbine industry. Students also learn the maintenance and inspections required for gear trains and lubrication systems.

Gas Turbine Maintenance

Students learn about scheduled and nonscheduled maintenance required for gas turbines. Students also learn about the overhaul process and demonstrate their skill by performing assigned hands-on tasks.

Boiler Operation

Students learn the water treatment process used in power generation systems. They also learn the need for water treatment and the process used to comply with state and federal guidelines to protect the environment. Safety is reinforced in this course, and hazmat procedures are introduced to students.

Steam Operation

This course is designed to develop an understanding of the scheduled and nonscheduled maintenance required for steam turbines. Students learn about steam turbines, beginning with the history of the development of steam turbines followed by a study of the major sections of a typical steam turbine.

Other Energy Technology courses offered at MIAT Houston:

  • Learning Skills, History and Math
  • OSHA
  • Tools and Professional Skills
  • Materials, Processes and Welding
  • Inspection
  • Climb and Rescue
  • PLC and SCADA
  • Gas Turbine and Co-Generation Operation
  • Process Systems and Components
  • Refining Process/Energy Platform Service
  • Compression Technology
  • Advanced Electrical Theory and Troubleshooting

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN HOUSTON, TX

Joining the technologically vibrant field that is energy technology can be a great option for those who love hands-on work, problem-solving and working with machines.

The demand for energy technicians is growing — employment is projected to grow 16% from 2021 to 2031.64 Most of our grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Some entry-level and advanced roles could include:78

Energy Technology training at MIAT Houston can be a great option for those who love hands-on work, problem-solving and working with machines.

Entry-level

  • Installation Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Boiler Technician
  • Plant Technician

Advanced

  • Wind Field Service Technician
  • Traveling Field Service Technician
  • Traveling Wind Turbine Technician
  • Maintenance Technician

Is energy a good career path?

Jan 20, 2023, 17:30 PM
While the answer varies based on personal preferences and career goals, the energy industry can be a good career for those who love technology, enjoy basic math and are looking for something that’s hands-on with variety in the day-to-day.
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ENERGY TECHNOLOGY TRAINING NEAR ME

Houston is a bustling city with something for nearly everyone, be it beautiful hikes, art, concerts, sporting events or great eats, making it a great place to train for a career. making the MIAT Houston campus a great place to train. Plus, our energy technology school is designed for students to complete training in just 7 to 14 months depending on the program, so you can feel confident pursuing a career in an industry you’re passionate about.
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