St. Lawrence College

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Wind Turbine Technician / Industrial Electrician

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other
Stationary Energy Sources Installer and Operator
Description:This unique program combines a registered Industrial Electrician apprenticeship with a Wind Turbine Technician Ontario College Diploma. Students who enroll in this program will be registered as Industrial Electrician apprentices while attending college and upon graduation students will have to complete the balance of the practical work experience requirements of the apprenticeship program to be eligible for certification as an Industrial Electrician.

This program will give you a comprehensive understanding of all electrical aspects as it relates to the industrial electrician and to wind turbines. In addition you will gain in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in all mechanical and hydraulic aspects as well as become familiar with fiberglass repair techniques. 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.
URL:Wind Turbine Technician / Industrial Electrician at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,293
International: $16,140
Careers:Stationary Engineers (Power Engineers)

Admission Requirements


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. Note that this program is a high demand program, and may be subject to ranking procedures. You MUST apply for this programs before the Equal Consideration Date.

    * 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