Wind Energy Professional

This entry-level Wind Energy Professional Online Training Program prepares you for a career in the wind energy industry.
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : General/Others

Function : General

Trainer name : Keith Plantier

Duration : 240 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

About the course

Wind energy companies are growing exponentially to meet America's demand for clean, renewable, domestic energy. This entry-level Wind Energy Professional Online Training Program prepares you for a career in the wind energy industry. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

In this program, you’ll learn the basics of wind energy principles, including wind technology, wind energy anatomy, wind farm design, wind business, and characteristics of energy sources. This program covers the fundamentals of hydraulics and the basic theory and practice of electrical circuits, including calculations as applied to alternating and direct currents.


Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of wind turbine technology
  • Discuss air flow characteristics and blade efficiencies
  • Assess human resources and business planning policies, procedures, and processes
  • Explain contract management, fulfillment, and liability to the landowner and manufacturer
  • Discuss wind business policies and procedures
  • Explain atomic structure and basic values such as voltage, current, resistance, and power
  • Summarize the principles of magnetism
  • Utilize electrical measuring instruments
  • Display competence in principles and operation of basic hydraulic systems
  • Interpret schematics and troubleshoot both open- and closed-center hydraulic systems

Course Extention

Upon registering, you're given an initial six months to complete this program.  Should you need more time beyond the six months, an extension of an additional six months is available with a fee of $300.

Computer Requirements:

This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers.  To take this program, you’ll need an Internet connection (high-speed is preferred). Your computer should run on a Windows or Mac operating system. All materials are available online.

Course eligibility


This program is for you if you’re seeking an entry-level technician position in the wind energy industry. There are no prerequisites for this program.

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Course Content

  • Wind Energy Principles
    • Wind History
    • Wind History Knowledge Check
    • Wind Turbine Components
    • Wind Turbine Components Knowledge Check
    • Aerodynamics
    • Aerodynamics Knowledge Check
    • Meteorological Factors Knowledge Check
    • Wind Farms
    • Wind Farms Knowledge Check
    • CRM
    • CRM
    • Six Sigma
    • Six Sigma Knowledge Check
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Root Cause Analysis Knowledge Check
    • SWOT
    • SWOT Knowledge Check
    • Inventory Chain
    • Inventory Chain Knowledge Check
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Supply Chain Management Knowledge Check
    • Lease Agreements
    • Lease Agreements Knowledge Check
    • HR and Company Policies
    • HR and Company Policies Knowledge Check
  • Basic Electrical Theory
    • Program Introduction
    • Fundamentals of Electricity
    • Principles of Magnetism
    • Circuits
    • The Mathematics of Electricity
    • Using Electrical Measuring Instruments
    • Inductance and Capacitance
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
    • Welcome
    • Safety
    • The Principles of Hydraulics
    • Symbology
    • Components: Intro
    • Components: Pumps
    • Components: Flow Control Valves
    • Components: Solenoid Two-way Valves
    • Components: Spool and Directional Valves
    • Components: Logic Valves
    • Components: Pressure Control Valves
    • Components: Pressure Relief Valves
    • Components: Pressure-reducing Valves
    • Components: Cylinders
    • Components: Motors
    • Components: Actuators
    • Storage
    • Hydraulic Plumbing
    • Fluids (Petroleum-based)
    • Miscellaneous Components


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