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Wind Energy Mechanic, Diploma

 

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The Wind Energy Mechanic program combines lecture and hands-on training to provide skills necessary in completing technical troubleshooting and repairs on wind energy turbines.  Under minimal supervision, graduates will be able to carry out complex daily assembly, service, repair, and operations of infrastructure to wind turbine generators and related equipment. Wind Energy Mechanics must operate in compliance with company, State, and Federal OSHA requirements and be capable of climbing to 300 feet. They work closely with clients and must have an understanding of environmental issues and politics, written technical skills, and data interpretation.
 
COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
  Fall - Year 1  
AC/DC I 3
Wind Energy Fundamentals 3
Introduction to Alternate Energy 3
Environmental Health & Safety Wind Energy & Climb Lab 2
Basic Hydraulics 3
Fluid Power Hydraulic Lab 1
ELUT 1110 Transformer Banking 3
  Credits Fall - Year 1 18
  Spring - Year 1  
AC/DC II 3
Applied Electrical Calculations 2
Electric Motors 3
Mechanical Systems 3
Introduction to Microcomputers 3
  Technical Elective 3
  Credits Spring - Year 1 17
  TOTAL CREDITS 35


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Updated:  si 7/15/16