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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  
ELCO 1110
AC/DC I 3
ELWT 1100
Wind Energy Fundamentals 3
ELWT 1150
Wind Turbines 2
ELWT 1160
Wind Energy OSHA Standards 1
ELWT 1170
Environmental Health & Safety Wind Energy & Climb Lab 2
ELWT 1250
Fundamentals of Electric Motors 2
FLPW 1103
Basic Hydraulics (Lecture) 3
FLPW 1104
Basic Hydraulics Lab 1
  Credits Fall - Year 1 17
  Spring - Year 1  
ELCO 1120
AC/DC II 3
ELEC 1235
Applied Electrical Calculations 2
EMS 1112
AHA, CPR Healthcare Provider 1
ELWT 1110
Mechanical Systems 3
ELWT 1180
Wind Generation/Transmission/ Distribution 3
CSCI 1102
Introduction to Microcomputers 3
  Technical Elective 2
  Credits Spring - Year 1 17
  TOTAL CREDITS 34


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Updated:  si 9/10/14