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Wind Turbine Technology - AAS

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Program Code: AAS.15805

The Associate Degree Program in Alternative Energy/Wind Turbine Technology prepares you for employment as a wind turbine technician. Duties of a wind turbine technician include operating and maintaining giant wind turbine units, performing mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, as well as repair and preventative maintenance. This technician uses computers and has an understanding of hydraulics, electricity, algebra, and meteorology. Working about 250 feet above the ground requires this professional to set aside any fears of heights. Teamwork is key to success in this position where safety and a smooth-running work environment are critical.

Total Semester Credits: 17

Total Semester Credits: 18

Total Semester Credits: 7

Fall Second Year:

Total Semester Credits: 14

Winter Second Year:

Total Semester Credits: 17

Total Credits: 73


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all courses for the degree.
  2. Student is responsible for equipment, tools, and gear as required. Cost may exceed $200. Equipment for WTT 110  includes all-leather work gloves, OSHA approved safety glasses and safety work boots.
  3. Students will be responsible for completing a Student Physical Examination Form prior to the first day of WTT 110  class. The examination form can be obtained from Counseling or the WTT Program Coordinator
  4. Due to industry standards related to safety equipment, student weight must not exceed 250 lbs.

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