Get the Skills to Be a Professional Wind Technician

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MIAT student posing on a wind turbine – A career as a Wind 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 emphases comes increased demand 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 students the skills they need to be successful in this innovative field.

Wind Techs Go Extreme

Wind technicians must inspect and service a turbine’s blades 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, technicians may be suspended hundreds of feet in the air! When needed, it’s not uncommon for helicopters to raise technicians up to the desired working height. Talk about an interesting day at the office!

Becoming A Qualified Wind 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 instructors with years of experience working directly in the wind industry. 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. 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 is training students in the latest trends and practices they’ll need to become successful.

This program can be completed in as little as 7 months.

Career Opportunities

As a successful 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 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 45 Years of Success

MIAT Established 1969 - Building Technical Careers

Since 1969 MIAT School of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue rewarding technical careers. After more than 45 years in technical career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with top employers.

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees.  MIAT partners directly with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As an MIAT student you will get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers are looking for.

Get Credit for Your Existing Skills

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At MIAT, we respect the time and energy you’ve put in to your military career. We don’t think you should have to spend time in school going over things you already know. Relevant skills you’ve demonstrated during your service, as verified on your Joint Service Transcripts (JSTs), may be applied to the credits of your MIAT program.  Let us help make your transition to a promising civilian career as quick and easy as possible.

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STEMJOBS Approval demonstrates MIAT’s dedication to providing students with the skills and hands-on experience needed to obtain high-demand, high paying jobs in technical fields, and the resources to help them build long-term rewarding careers.

Learn more about the following topics:
Energy and Industrial Technician Program
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 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 is right for you.

For immediate questions, give us a call at

Houston, TX: 888-547-7047

Canton, MI: 800-447-1310

Find out more about the opportunities waiting for you in our Wind Power Technician program!

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