Wind Turbine Service Technician Certificate

The Wind Turbine Service Technician Certificate Program is a 28 credit program designed to prepare students to begin their career in wind energy or enhance current employment in the renewable energy industry. Students will acquire a strong background in industrial electricity and mechanical systems in order to safely and competently work in the wind industry. All of the credit hours in this certificate are transferable to the Wind Energy and Turbine Technology A.A.S. Degree Program.

Discipline Category Descriptions

Minimum Degree Requirements (28 credits)
 
Math (4 credits)
MAT 105 Technical Mathematics I
 
Health & P.E. Activity (1 credit)
HPE 124
HPE 105
Career Fitness    or
Physical Fitness
 
Computer Science (3 Credits)
CSC 230 Introduction to Networking
 
Electrical/Electronics Technology (7 Credits)
 ETE 101 Electrical Circuits
 ETE 202 Industrial Electricity

 

Mechanical Technology (6 Credits) 
MEC 102 Blueprint Reading & Technical Schematics
MEC 206 Principles of Fluid Power Systems
MEC 209 Industrial Health & Safety

 

Wind Energy & Turbine Technology (7 Credits) 
WTT 101 Intro. to Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Technology
WTT 102 Wind Turbine Mechanical Systems
WTT 103 Safety at Height and Rescue

Degree Requirements Worksheets

 Students who hold a Wind Turbine Service Technician Certificate may:

  • Go straight to work in the wind field
  • Apply the credits toward the Wind Energy & Turbine Technology A.A.S. degree

Gainful Employment

The United States Department of Education has recently mandated that certain information for programs designed to lead to gainful employment be disclosed to prospective students. 

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DEPARTMENT:
Technology

LOCATION:
IAM Bldg.
Room 209A
Phone: 518-562-4303


STAFF:
Scott Buffett
Department Chair

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