Wind Turbine Service Technician is currently the fastest growing job in the nation. The wind industry has grown 800% during the past decade. And employment is growing at about 25% per year.
You will practice on a working wind system, dismantling and reinstalling it, troubleshooting and ensuring its proper operation. You will learn how to integrate battery backup as well as become familiar with the latest emerging wind technologies. You will also learn how to incorporate solar panels into the system. The course concludes with an industry-recognized certification examination.
Registration Includes: instruction, textbook, starter tool kit, and the ETA Small Wind Installer certification exam.
This course will focus on:
• Basic Principles and Concepts of Power
• Basic Principles and Concepts of Wind Energy
• The Economics of Wind Power
• Small Wind System Options and Components
• Standard System Configurations
• Site assessment
• Designing a Small Wind System
• Battery Systems
• System Installation
• Permits and Required Agreements
• Testing and Commissioning the System
• System Maintenance and Troubleshooting
This course prepares you to sit for the ETA Small Wind Installer (SWI) Certification exam. It is the first level of ETA’s certifications designed to assess renewable energy professionals. It is also a great first step for those seeking to enter the wind industry or who simply would like to see if a small wind turbine is right for their property.
The fee for this one-week course is $970 and includes: Instruction, hands-on labs, textbook and lab material, and ETA examination. This course is also eligible for VA and Americorps funding. Scholarships may also be available based on need. Contact us at 740-674-4300 for further details regarding the management of fees.
Early Registration Fee: $970 (includes ETA examination fee, course materials and solar installation tool kit)*
If you are a Zane State student and wish college credit (Wind Energy Systems (ALTE 2200-01), 2 credit hours) for this course, you must register directly with Zane State
(*by registering, you agree to the terms outlined in the Waiver of Liability)
*Give us a call regarding multi-registration discounts