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Wind Turbine Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

Student inside wind turbine

Do you like computers? Understand hydraulics, electricity, algebra and meteorology? Can you set aside any fear of heights? Become a wind turbine technician. You may operate and maintain wind turbines units, troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems. Get an associate's from Delta in wind turbine technology. 

This degree is designed to prepare you for entry level employment as a wind turbine technician. You will use our in-door climb safety and rescue facility to learn how to safely work at height going through rescue scenarios as well as climbing to 100 feet.

Be successful. Develop these skills.

  • Physical stamina
  • Troubleshooting
  • Unafraid of heights
  • Unafraid of confined spaces
  • Good judgment
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Problem solving
  • Independent thinking
  • Industrial electricity
  • Motors, motor controls and programmable logic controller programs
  • Individual and collective systems that comprise a wind turbine
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Machine repair
  • Climb safety

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83% of graduates from the last five years live in the tri-counties. 98% live in Michigan.

Associate’s salary

An associate’s degree earns you 35% more income on average.