Bioprocess Certificates at Carl Sandburg College

Graduates of the Fermentation Certificate will be prepared for entry level jobs as technicians in the renewable energy and/or wastewater control and treatment sectors.

Carl Sandburg’s Bioprocess Certificate is designed to refresh skills for individuals who have great technical skills in the manufacturing area and are looking to explore the bioprocess areas.


Available Certificates Include:

  • Basic Industrial Manufacturing Maintenance

  • Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Certificate

  • Bioprocess Technology Certificate

  • Bioprocess Fermentation Technician Certificate


Career Outlook

  • Plant Technicians | $57,379

  • Engineering Technicians | $72,863

  • Power Plant Operators | $72,216

  • Laboratory Technician | $37,555

  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics | $51,191

  • Boiler Operators | $62,244


This career has grown by 10% over the last 2 years, and is expected to decline by 3% over the next 10 years. Currently 43 Biomass Plant Technicians are employed in the region.

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To Pursue Bioprocess Technology at Carl Sandburg Contact:

  • Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Welcome Center for all admissions information and campus tours.
    Phone: 309.345.3500
    Location: Building B, room B009

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