Wind Turbine Technician
Let wind work for you
Be at the forefront of a global phenomenon with the Wind Turbine Technician program. Our two semester (eight month) certificate program will teach you the secrets to capturing wind and turning it into power. You’ll learn how to diagnose and maintain both mechanical and electrical wind turbine equipment while gaining practical experience through our very own training tower located right on campus. You’ll also be trained to BZEE certification, a standard recognized by major wind manufacturers in Europe and North America.
Wind Turbine Technician is right for you if you:
- are comfortable working at heights
- have good hearing, eyesight and manual dexterity
- possess mechanical aptitude and interest
- can keep up to date with changing technology.
You’ll receive the perfect mixture of theory and practical training to get you started in this innovative industry. You can decide whether you want to continue a career in the wind turbine industry, or you can continue working towards the journeyman electrician certification. As an added bonus, completion of the program means you will have opportunity to complete the BZEE qualification examinations to receive the BZEE certification. Ultimately, this means you’ll be able to use your skills for employment all over the world.
Our modern shop facilities have wind turbine training nacelles and equipment, as well as diagnostic and troubleshooting equipment, including a training tower where you will develop your hands-on skills and understanding of:
- Wind Turbine Electrical Systems;
- Wind Turbine Mechanical Systems;
- Wind Turbine Hydraulic Systems;
- Blade Inspection and Repair.
Lethbridge College’s affiliation with BZEE will allow all graduates the opportunity to complete the BZEE qualification examinations to receive the BZEE certification.
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