St. Lawrence College

Wind Turbine Technician

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Stationary Energy Sources Installer and Operator
Description:The Wind Turbine Technician program will provide students with in depth knowledge and hands-on experience of the electrical and mechanical aspects as they relate to wind turbines. You will also learn fiberglass repair techniques as they relate to wind turbines. You will receive safety training for working at heights and in confined spaces. In order to complete this program, you must have no fear of heights and you must be physically fit.

Note: This program will follow the same course curriculum as the wind turbine technician/ industrial electrician apprenticeship diploma program; however it is not an industrial electrician apprenticeship training program.

Students who are interested in the electrical field and who successfully complete the program may be exempt from the in-school portion of the industrial electrician apprenticeship certification.
URL:Wind Turbine Technician at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,293
International: $16,140
Careers:Stationary Engineers (Power Engineers)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C or U level Grade 12 Math at the C or U (or MCR3U or MCF3M); MCT4C Recommended

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2018