BZEE Wind Turbine Technician Studies Level 3 at Northumberland College
You will study a range of units including mechanical and electrical principles, hydraulics, rotor blade technology, health and safety, meteorology, working at heights, sea survival, fire fighting for off-shore installations and first aid.
You should have a Level 2 qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Sustainable Energy. Candidates with relevant industrial experience will also be considered. You must also have a medical form completed by your GP and a full UK driving licence.
Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/observations, written assignments and a final written examination at the end of the course.
After successful completion of the course you will be able to move into employment in the wind industry or progress onto a related higher education programme such as a Foundation Degree in Sustainable Energy.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.