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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

As energy costs continue to escalate, the demand for lower cost, more efficient, and renewable energy sources continue to be explored. The career of Windsmith includes everything from installation and repair to troubleshooting of wind energy towers. This technician will be capable of working closely with clients with an understanding of environmental issues and politics, written technical skills, and data interpretation.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby 56220

Labor Market Information

  • Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

  • Median wage: $33.46/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Wind Turbine Service Technicians

  • Median wage: $23.35/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: