Wind Technology Training Program
Wind Summer Intensive Five-Week Program
We are currently screening applicants! Learn more about the upcoming Summer Wind Institute here! The Wind Summer Intensive Five-Week program is designed to accelerate and specialize the training process in order to equip students for the career field. This program benefits:
Veterans or individuals with a military background, especially in electronics, will be given primary consideration for grant positions. Since military training in electronics is similar to what is used in wind technology, individuals with this type of background are especially well suited for the Summer Wind Energy Institute.
Individuals who are without a job and who want and are available to work.
Individuals who were terminated or laid–off or have received a notice of termination or lay-off from employment or were self-employed but are now unemployed.
Individuals who are employed but need training to secure full-time employment, advance in their careers, or retain their current occupations.
Individuals with a strong electronics background, will benefit from this program. Individuals with this type of background are especially well suited for the Summer Wind Energy Institute.
Two Year (AAS) Wind Technology Degree
NJC also offers a Two-Year Wind Energy Technology degree. Learn more about the Two-Year Wind Energy Technology degree here. Industry skills for a Wind Technician include:
- Lock out/Tag out procedures, fall protection & PPE, and CPR/AED certification
- Able to work unsupervised for extended periods of time in changing/extreme conditions
- Ability to climb 300 ft. towers, work in confined spaces, and at height safely
- Capable of simple Algebra and metric conversions
- Able to read & comprehend technical manuals & schematic diagrams
- Computer literate, MS Word and Excel, network knowledge helpful
- Familiar with multi-meter, hydraulic torque equipment, & shaft alignment methods
- Knowledge of PLCs, electronics, & low/medium voltage three phase applications
Credit for Prior Learning
Adult learners may receive credit for learning obtained outside the college classroom if the learning gained through work and/or life experience is college level and relates to the student's individual education program. Learn more about Credit for Prior Learning here.
Please feel free to contact us with questions.
Jason Hazlett, Director of Renewable Energy, email@example.com 970.521.6798
James Lenzen, Assistant Director of Renewable Energy, firstname.lastname@example.org 970.521.6740
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