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Get the Skills to Be a Professional Wind Turbine Technician

MIAT College of Technology student posing on a wind turbine – A career as a Wind Turbine Technician is not for faint of heart!

7 Month Wind Power Technician Career Training Program

In this day and age, more and more of a focus is being placed on generating cost-efficient, environmentally friendly energy sources. And with these new industry demands comes increased need for qualified energy technicians.

Renewable, environmentally sustainable wind energy is a vital resource and an important industry for our future. That’s why MIAT College of Technology offers a Wind Power Technician program that provides college students the skills they need to be successful in this innovative field.

Wind Turbine Technicians Go Extreme

Wind turbine service technicians install, maintain, and repair the three major components of the turbine, including the tower, blades, and nacelle, on a regular basis. This is done by entering the turbine through the base of the tower and climbing a ladder or riding an elevator up through the tower shaft. Depending on the task at hand, wind turbine technicians may be suspended hundreds of feet in the air! When needed, it’s not uncommon for helicopters to raise wind turbine technicians up to the desired working height. Talk about an interesting day at the office!

Becoming A Qualified Wind Turbine Technician

The Wind Power Technician Program from MIAT College of Technology provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career.

Classes are interactive and led by dedicated school instructors with years of experience working directly in the wind and energy industries. You’ll get the one-on-one attention and personal support to pick up new skills quickly and the first-hand technical knowledge to feel confident entering the workforce. Wind turbine technician skills include:

  • Tools and Professional Skills
  • Precision Measuring and Rigging
  • Materials, Processes and Welding
  • Inspection
  • DC Electrical Theory
  • AC Electrical Theory
  • Climb and Rescue
  • Wind Operation and Renewable Energy Sources
  • Hydraulics and Gears
  • PLC and SCADA

Moving forward, the wind energy business is only going to become more advanced, so MIAT College of Technology is training wind turbine students in the latest trends and practices they’ll need to become successful.

This wind turbine technician program can be completed in as little as 7 months.

Wind Power Technician Career Opportunities

As a successful college graduate of the Wind Power Technician program, you will be fully prepared for an entry-level career in the wind energy industry. Graduates pursue positions in service, manufacturing, construction, commissioning and sales. Potential job titles include:

  • Wind Service Technician
  • Wind Turbine Construction Technician
  • Composites Technician
  • Control Room Operator
  • Generator/Winder
  • Wind Turbine Sales Representative
    And More!

MIAT College of Technology programs are developed collaboratively with employers, so you get the exact skills and training they look for in potential hires. You’ll feel confident moving into any industry setting after gaining so much practical, real world training before you graduate.

Get Backed by Over 50 Years of Success

MIAT Established 1969 - Building Technical Careers

Since 1969 MIAT College of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue rewarding careers in the skilled trades. After more than 50 years in career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong.

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees, and the school collaborates with these employers to tailor its programs to fit industry needs.

Learn more about the following topics:
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Wind Energy Growth
Energy Technology Programs
Wind Turbines

Is a Rewarding Career in Wind Power Right For You? Don’t Delay! Get More Info…

To learn more about Wind Power Technician career training and to explore if MIAT College of Technology is right for you, fill out the form.

Or come see for yourself – Book a Tour and get a feel for what it’s like to be a Wind Power Technician and see if MIAT College of Technology is right for you.

For immediate questions, give us a call at

Canton, MI (Main Campus): 800-447-1310

Houston, TX (Main Campus): 888-547-7047


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