Find out what some of our graduates are doing today in pursuing their successful careers.
Learn more about how we assist our veterans from VA funding to exclusive scholarships.
UTI welcomes General Education Diploma students. Find out more in our resources.
Train to become a wind turbine technician in less than a year.1
Nowadays, more and more emphasis is being placed on generating energy with cost-efficient, environmentally friendly sources. This has created a variety of career avenues that can be pursued in the energy industry. In just 30 weeks, students in the Wind Turbine Technician training program gain the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to become wind turbine technicians.1
In this program, you’ll take a variety of courses to build your skill set:
Wind turbine technicians inspect and service wind turbine towers. This is typically done by climbing a ladder inside the turbine or riding an elevator to the desired working height. In some cases, they’re lifted by helicopter!
Students in this program learn the skills they need to feel confident working in entry-level positions. Most of our grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Some entry-level and advanced roles could include:77
*Program coming to UTI Rancho Cucamonga. Program coming to UTI Lisle pending regulatory approvals.
Renewable, clean energy has become more of a focus in today’s climate, and we can train you to help meet the demand for wind turbine technicians.
*Not entry-level and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.
Yes, there’s a demand for skilled wind technicians. They play an important role in our world and economy, especially with an increased focus on clean energy.
A career as a wind technician can be fulfilling for those looking for a career full of adventure. These techs are often traveling to new locations and spend many of their days suspended several hundred feet in the air! They play an important role in the industry, which creates a demand for those trained for this profession.
Becoming a wind turbine technician may require the completion of a formal training program. Completing a program like the one offered at MIAT can give a comprehensive view of the industry and teach the skills required by the industry today.1
The time it takes to become a wind turbine technician can vary, depending on the path you take. At MIAT, you can train and graduate in just 7 months.1
Take 60 seconds and find out how you can get trained.
1) UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
2) For program outcome information and other disclosures, visit www.uti.edu/disclosures for UTI and www.miat.edu/disclosures for MIAT.
61) The Wind Technician training program prepares graduates for entry-level positions using the provided training, primarily as wind power technicians. Estimated annual salary is for Wind Turbine Service Technicians as published in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May 2021 Occupational Employment and Wages. Entry-level salaries are lower for graduates. UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary. Graduates’ achievements may vary. Individual circumstances and wages depend on economic factors, personal credentials, work experience, industry certifications, the location of the employer, and their compensation programs. Some graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than as wind power technicians, such as installation technicians and field service technicians. Salary information for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is available at https://lmi.dua.eol.mass.gov/lmi/OccupationalEmploymentAndWageSpecificOccupations#. Salary information for North Carolina: The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the hourly median wage for skilled wind turbine technicians in North Carolina is $28.46 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, May 2021 Occupational Employment and Wages, Wind Turbine Service Technicians). The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not publish entry-level salary data. However, the 25th and 10th percentile of hourly earnings in North Carolina are $28.45 and $22.42, respectively.
63) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Wind Turbine Technicians, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/wind-turbine-technicians.htm. BLS projects total employment will increase from 11,100 in 2021 to 16,100 in 2031. UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary. For program outcome information and other disclosures, visit www.uti.edu/disclosures for UTI and www.miat.edu/disclosures for MIAT.
77) UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary. UTI and MIAT prepare graduates for entry-level careers using the provided training. Graduates’ achievements may vary. Some graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than those listed.
Universal Technical Institute of Illinois, Inc. is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.