Great Lakes Energy Education Center

NWTC’s Great Lakes Energy Education Center (GLEE) was created to help you power up your career in energy. Our associate degrees, technical diplomas, certificates, apprenticeships and workforce training can start or advance your career in a growing industry.

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Careers in energy and utilities are known for:

  • High pay – Six months after graduation, NWTC’s 2012-13 grads in these programs earned a median annual wage of between $37,900 and $46,146.*
  • Excellent job growth – Skilled technicians are needed in all fields, especially in the utility industry, where 53 percent of the workforce will be retiring or preparing for retirement within the next few years.
  • Long-term job stability – As demand for energy and alternative energy sources continues to increase, the need for qualified technicians will remain strong.
  • New technology – Alternative energy sources, like solar and wind, are taught alongside advanced technologies that bring power to customers.

Get training for yourself or your entire team on new and advanced energy careers with NWTC's Trades and Engineering Technology department. Start now by clicking on one of the program links above!

* Salaries are taken from the Graduate Followup Survey of 2013-2014 graduates.