2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

Wind Turbine Technician Academy

www.kvcc.edu/academics/wind

Start Dates 1st week in January and 1st week in July
Duration 24 weeks
Cost $14,000
Funding Federal Student Aid, Michigan Works, VA benefits, Kalamazoo Promise, Private Loans
Job titles Wind Turbine Technician, Service Technician
Starting Wage $18-28 per hour

The Wind Turbine Technician Academy is a competency based training program designed to assure students have the core technical skills essential to perform effectively and safely as an entry level wind turbine technician. The program combines lecture, demonstration, laboratory exercises, and field work to facilitate learning. Safe work practices are stressed and consistently practiced.

Over 96% of graduates from this program receive gainful employment as a service technician in a variety of industries including wind energy.