October 9, 2013
Northeastern Junior College located in Sterling, Colorado has been training wind technicians since 2009 and is leading the way in wind industry learning. Northeastern’s wind program is continuing to grow and advance the training to match the changing wind industry. The college has a strong relationship with industry partners and meets with them regularly to discuss and improve the program to meet the needs of the industry. Northeastern’s wind program is result driven. In the last two years Northeastern has maintained a 96% placement rate, these students are going to O&M sites and not temporary placement agencies. What is even more impressive is that once the Northeastern students get jobs they retain those jobs and put themselves into positions to succeed with their employer.
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