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Wind Turbine Technician

Let wind work for you

Be at the forefront of a global phenomenon with the Wind Turbine Technician program. Our 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 meet national and international training standards recognized by major wind manufacturers worldwide.

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.

Harness opportunity

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. 

Wind Turbine Technician: At-a-Glance
1 Year
September, January
Wind Turbine Technician Certificate

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.

This is a Mobile Learning Program that requires students to supply their own device with required minimum specifications. Go to for additional information.

Wind Turbine Technician - Cost Estimate
2016-17 Academic YearTuitionFeesBooks & Supplies*
Year 1$6,510$1,714$875
Year 2Not ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable
* International students pay a differential tuition fee but all other costs are the same as those charged domestic students, see detailed costs.
* Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.
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Contact Us

Program Office:
• 403.320.3411
Office of Chair:
• 403.320.3366
Office of the Dean:
• 403.320.3318

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