Wind Energy Degree

Associate of Applied SciencePhoto of maintenance of a wind turbine

68 credit hours

This program is designed with a specific focus on workforce pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training to provide students with the skills necessary to pursue a career in the industry.

Upon completion of the degree student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate safety practices common to the wind industry.
  • Demonstrate job hazard assessment and resolution to hazards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of climbing, rescue, and emergency medical techniques and procedures necessary for the wind industry.
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively in a variety of wind-related industrial settings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of electrical equipment and operation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical equipment and operation.
  • Apply safety procedures in the industrial environment including those applicable to hand & power tools.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical systems of wind turbines.
  • Demonstrate capability to fixed programs related to electrical circuits.
  • Apply understanding of electronic controls and security of mechanical/electronic software.

To learn more about the program requirements, click on the links below

Wind Energy AAS
Wind Energy AAS Pathway