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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-482-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Wind Technician Programs

Demand for skilled Wind Energy Technicians is growing due to the wind energy industry being one the fastest growing segments of energy production. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists Wind Turbine Technician as one of the fastest growing careers. Other potential wind energy careers include Operations and Maintenance Technician, Installation Technician, and Tower Torque Mechanic. Technicians can travel extensively with the construction of new wind farms and repairing of wind turbines around the world, or find employment on a wind farm location. NOTE: Upon completion of this technical diploma, students are encouraged to continue their coursework to achieve an associate degree in Wind Energy Technology (only 12 additional credits).

Wind Technician Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Lakeshore Wind Technician at Lakeshore