Course Code: GES718
I enjoyed how I was able to complete the courses at a pace that I was comfortable with. I was also EXTREMELY pleased with the way I was able to accommodate this program with my busy schedule. I believe this was a satisfactory way of accomplishing a task at hand."
I wouldn't hesitate to say that the Wind Energy course that I took with ed2go has been the best investment in my education. I'm very happy with the choice I made by getting my certificate through ed2go and recently I referred a friend to ed2go."
Begin the course by learning about the history of the wind energy industry, including testing your knowledge of turbine components and aerodynamics.
Understand how to use CRM and Six Sigma when working within the industry. Learn about root cause analysis, and SWOT.
Learn how to effectively use inventory and supply chains, lease agreements, HR and company policies, and more.
Receive an introduction to basic electrical theory by learning about the principles of magnetism, circuits, mathematics, and properly using electrical measuring instruments.
Understand the safety and principles of hydraulics, along with the symbols and codes needed to correctly perform jobs within the industry.
Complete the course by leaning about the various tools and components of hydraulics and pneumatics. This includes items such as pumps, valves, cylinders, motors, and actuators.
James Beall is an instructor for the Wind Energy/ Electromechanical Technician technology programs at Texas State Technical College (TSTC). James teaches Introduction to Wind Energy, Wind Safety, Basic Fluid Power, D.C. Circuits, Electromechanical Principals of a Wind Turbine, Wind Power Delivery, and Electromechanical Systems. James received an Associate’s Degree from TSTC in the wind energy program where he graduated with honors. James is also certified in the following: Hytorc trainer, Dewind Level 4 Technician, Siemens Level 4 Technician, CICB Certified Crane and Rigging, and Signal Person Trainer.
There are no prerequisites for this program.
Hardware Requirements: PC or Mac
Software Requirements: Windows XP and later operating systems and the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari browsers. (Although Firefox or Chrome is preferred)
Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional material requirements: The instructional materials required for this program are included in enrollment.
Yes, since ed2go programs are online, you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
|This program is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start and finish at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given six (6) months to complete this program.|
All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Yes, you can use a Mac for this program.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your program on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.