Applicants must be comfortable working at extreme heights and weather conditions and should not suffer from motion sickness.
As international travel may be required, industry requires potential employees to be eligible for passports.
Applicants must hold a current driver’s license as travel is required to training and instructional sites.
A good working knowledge of the English language (including speaking, comprehension, reading and writing) is necessary for success in the program and future employment opportunities.
When WTT101, WTT102, WTT103 and WTT104 are combined together they form the requirements for the first period technical training for the Electrician Apprenticeship Period One program. The student will be responsible for the exam fee if taking the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training First Period Electrician Apprenticeship. After completion of the Wind Turbine Technician program (or at least the four courses named above), the student could be indentured in the electrician trade and could complete their technical training through to journeyman status by attending the Electrician Apprenticeship Program available at Lethbridge College.