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Wind Turbine Technician School

Train to become a wind turbine technician in less than a year.1

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Wind Turbine Technician School

Train to become a wind turbine technician in less than a year.1

Wind Turbine Technician Training Program

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

30 weeks From start to finish
4 campuses Locations to train

Wind Turbine Courses

In this program, you’ll take a variety of courses to build your skill set:

  • Energy Industrial Fundamentals and Safety Compliance
  • Math, OSHA-10 and First Aid
  • Applied Physics and Precision Measuring
  • DC and AC Basic Electricity
  • Advanced Electrical Theory
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Wind Technology and Components
  • Wind Turbine Operation
  • Climb and Rescue

Wind Turbine Service Technician Training

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


  • Wind Turbine Technician
  • Installation Technician
  • Field Service Technician


  • Troubleshooting Technician
  • LOTO I & II Specialist
  • Wind Farm Support Specialist
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Materials Engineer

Invest in Your Future

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.

$57,320 Median annual salary* for wind turbine technicians61

*Not entry-level and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.

44% Projected employment growth for wind turbine technicians from 2021 to 203163
70,000+ Number of wind turbines listed in the U.S. Wind Turbine Database as of January 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are wind technicians in demand?

    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.

  • Is becoming a wind technician worth it?

    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.

  • How do I prepare for a career as a wind turbine technician?

    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

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

    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

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