The Wind Turbine Technician training program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to become wind technicians.

Wind Turbine Technician Training in Lisle, IL

Train to become a wind turbine technician in just 30 weeks.


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The Wind Turbine Technician training program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to become wind technicians.

Wind Turbine Technician Training in Lisle, IL

Train to become a wind turbine technician in just 30 weeks.


When looking at wind turbine technician schools, consider training in Lisle, Illinois, right by Chicago, also known as the Windy City. Our Wind Turbine Technician training program, coming soon pending regulatory approvals, offers hands-on learning in state-of-the-industry labs18 and supportive instructors experienced in the industry who can provide useful insight. In just 30 weeks, you could be prepared to pursue an entry-level career in the wind industry!


Wind turbine technician training can be a great choice for those looking to pursue a career that’s hands-on and full of adventure.

What Makes Wind Turbine Technician Training Different With Us?

  • Connections with employers1
  • Complete the program in just 30 weeks
  • No prior experience needed
  • Hands-on learning that mirrors real-world experience


With a curriculum built hand-in-hand with industry leaders, students enrolled in our Wind Turbine Technician school can gain industry-needed skills to help them feel confident when pursuing entry-level careers in the field. Here are some of the course titles in the program:

  • Energy Industry Fundamentals
  • Safety Compliance
  • DC Electrical Theory
  • AC Electrical Theory
  • Renewable Energy and Control Devices
  • Wind Turbine Components
  • Wind Turbine Operations, Climb & Rescue
  • Metrology
  • Advanced Electrical and Industrial Controls


As students in our Wind Turbine Technician training program gain skills and experience, potential career paths to pursue could include:

  • Wind turbine construction technician
  • Assistant switchgear/power tech
  • Control room operator
  • Wind technician
  • Service technician
  • Traveling wind technician
  • Test technician
  • Commissioning wind tech
  • Electrical wind tech
  • Construction wind tech

Students in the Wind Turbine Technician training program learn everything from advanced electrical theory to renewable energy sources, wind turbine operation, and climb and rescue.

The demand for wind technicians is growing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), wind technician employment is expected to grow 44% from 2021 to 2031.63

Also according to the BLS, the median annual salary for wind power technicians in Illinois was $63,640 in May 2021.61 This means half earned more and half earned less. Keep in mind that salary depends on several factors, including experience, employer, demand and cost of living in the area.

Photo from MIAT College of Technology campus. Program coming soon pending regulatory approvals to UTI Lisle.


  • How long does it take to become a wind turbine technician?

    Completing training to pursue an entry-level career depends on the school and program you attend. With our Wind Turbine Technician program at UTI Lisle, you could complete training in just 30 weeks.

  • Do wind turbine technicians travel?

    It can depend on the job and position, as not all wind careers require travel. But there are wind technicians who travel to different sites throughout the country to inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair wind turbines.

  • What education is required to be a wind turbine technician?

    Education requirements vary by employer. Many want to see some sort of formal training. That’s where our program at the Lisle, Illinois, campus can be beneficial, as we have industry relationships to ensure our training is fit to prepare students for the field’s needs.

  • Is wind energy a good career?

    To many, the wind industry is considered a good field for a career because of the sense of adventure, the ability to travel, hands-on work and variety in the day-to-day.


With Chicago just 27 miles away, UTI Lisle’s location offers plenty of entertainment while you train. Plus, Illinois ranks sixth for states with the most amount of wind turbines and seventh in generating electricity from wind, so you’ll be in a great place to train! And most importantly, students at UTI Lisle are equipped with knowledge and hands-on experience to help prepare them for entry-level careers in the wind industry.1

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2611 Corporate West Drive
   Lisle, IL 60532

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Wind turbine training doesn’t have to be a long process. With our program, you could complete training in just 30 weeks! There’s no pressure to commit, so click the button below to get started today.