Certificates and Degrees

Wind Turbine

Wind Turbine Technician

Highland Community College

The Highland Community College Wind Turbine Technician program prepares individuals to work in the emerging wind power energy industry. Students will complete an industry derived curriculum as they learn about the electrical power generation industry, safety at the work site, mechanical devices, as well as hydraulic and electrical systems. Courses take place in traditional classrooms and at various lab settings on campus. Graduates enter the workforce needing further on-the-job training to become a wind turbine technician. They will, however, possess the basic skills needed to complete more advanced training and coursework.

Contact:
Scott Anderson
Scott.Anderson@highland.edu
815-235-6121


Danville

This program prepares individuals to work in the emerging wind power energy industry. Students will complete an industry-derived curriculum as they learn about the electrical power generation industry, safety at the worksite, mechanical devices, as well as hydraulic and electrical systems. Graduates enter the workforce with the skills necessary to be employed and succeed in entry-level technical positions and with additional training and experience may advance to supervisory or advanced technical positions.

Contact:
217-443-DACC (3222)

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