Wind Turbine Technician

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Wind Turbine Technician

Do I need to travel? 
Yes, you need to be open to travel in this field, you will limit yourself greatly if you are not open to it.  Most technicians start as a traveling technician and then can eventually settle down to a specific sites or farms. 

What Certifications will I earn?
By the end of your Wind Turbine Technician certificate you will earn your Tower Climb, OSHA 10 and First Aid/CPR certifications. 

How tall are Wind Turbines?
Wind turbines come in all sizes. Commercial size turbines can sit on 100 meter towers and some blade spans can reach up to 160 meters. There are also smaller and even micro turbines. 

What are some job opportunities for an Wind Turbine Technician? 
Wind Turbine Technicians can work in a wide variety of jobs and situations that include: travel, working as part of the construction crew, a maintenance tech, and even work in manufacturing. 

Is boot camp an extra expense I have to save for? No, the cost of boot camp is part of your tuition and includes: air travel, housing, food, and program-related local transportation. 

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* - 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).