Course AvailabilityOnline: $1,995
Online classes are available for 90 days, from the time of purchase.
Wind farms and the wind turbines that comprise them continue to grow in number in many parts of the United States. Wind power is viewed by many as a viable source of renewable energy that can serve as an economical and environmentally friendly alternative to grid-generated electricity. As the reliance on wind energy continues to grow, the demand for workers who have expertise in this innovative technology also continues to expand. However, specialized training is required to master the fundamentals of wind energy.
Vista College Offers Cost-Effective and Convenient Wind Energy Professional Training
Vista College, a recognized leader in the development of affordable and convenient continuing education programs for adult learners, offers a comprehensive online Wind Energy Professional program that can provide a solid foundation for a career in wind energy. Our program will prepare you for a position as an entry-level technician in this blossoming industry by helping you understand basic wind energy principles and wind turbine technology. Your training will make you an attractive job candidate to employers in the wind industry and give you a competitive advantage over other job seekers.
What Will You Learn During Your Training?
Our all-encompassing 240-hour training program covers all the critical aspects of wind energy and the wind business in general. By the time you complete your training, you will have developed a mastery of key concepts such as air flow characteristics and blade efficiencies, the principles of magnetism and the evolution of wind turbine technology. From a business perspective, you will develop a thorough understanding of wind business policies and procedures, including concepts such as contract management and the potential liability wind farms can pose to turbine manufacturers and landowners.
Preparing for the Wind Energy Professional Program
There are no specific educational or experience requirements for enrolling in the Vista College Wind Energy Professional program. You just need a basic computer aptitude and a willingness to learn about this challenging and potentially rewarding career field. Our program is compatible with a Web-enabled PC or Mac computer that is equipped with the Windows XP operating system or later version and the IE 7 Web browser or later version. A high-speed Internet connection is also recommended. All course materials are available online; you won’t need supplemental textbooks or study guides.
Our Online Programs Give You Total Control of the Learning Process
Our online learning programs such as the Wind Energy Professional training course are designed with the needs of our students in mind. We understand that work and family commitments may prevent you from traveling to a brick-and-mortar classroom. We offer a virtual learning experience where you can access the course materials whenever you have the time. You set the pace for your studies, and you can repeat lessons or practice what you’ve learned as often as you wish. The Wind Energy Professional course is facilitated by a knowledgeable instructor with plenty of hands-on experience in working with wind energy applications. You will have six months to complete your training, and a six-month extension is available at a cost of $300 if you need more time.