Course Code: GES718
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 and Electromechanical Technician programs at Texas State Technical College. Beall 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. He is also certified as Hytorc Trainer, Dewind Level 4 Technician, Siemens Level 4 Technician, CICB Certified Crane and Rigging, and Signal Person Trainer.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
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."
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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. 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. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
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