Wind Turbine Technician

Take Your Career to New Heights as a Wind Turbine Technician

The Online Wind Turbine Certificate program is the modern and convenient way to obtain the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. Our online certificate provides you with a comprehensive education of wind turbines, general electronics, hydraulics and safety in relation to wind energy. Our engaging online classes will prepare you with the knowledge you need.

Program Highlights

Career Centered Courses

  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Alternative Energy Systems
  • Industrial Safety
  • Fundamentals of Hydraulics
  • Principles of Wind Energy
  • Wind Physics Operations and Maintenance

Hands-on Training

The highlight of our dynamic online wind program is our two week boot camp. It is here that you will bring all of your classwork together, build new skills, and gain confidence in your new career. Boot camp is held at the Roscoe Wind Farm in Sweetwater, Texas. During boot camp you will: learn and practice wind safety, learn basic electronics, and complete your OSHA 10 and First Aid/CPR Certifications

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary is from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Wind Turbine Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/wind-turbine-technicians.htm (visited July 22, 2014). 

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary is from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Wind Turbine Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/wind-turbine-technicians.htm (visited July 22, 2014).