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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.
 Fall - Year 1 
ELCO 1110
ELWT 1100
Wind Energy Fundamentals3
ELWT 1150
Wind Turbines2
ELWT 1160
Wind Energy OSHA Standards1
ELWT 1170
Environmental Health & Safety Wind Energy & Climb Lab2
ELWT 1250
Fundamentals of Electric Motors2
FLPW 1103
Basic Hydraulics (Lecture)3
FLPW 1104
Basic Hydraulics Lab1
 Credits Fall - Year 117
 Spring - Year 1 
ELCO 1120
ELEC 1235
Applied Electrical Calculations2
EMS 1112
AHA, CPR Healthcare Provider1
ELWT 1110
Mechanical Systems3
ELWT 1180
Wind Generation/Transmission/ Distribution3
CSCI 1102
Introduction to Microcomputers3
 Technical Elective2
 Credits Spring - Year 117

Updated:  si 9/10/14