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Take your knowledge of wind energy to new heights

Goldwind Works’ training curriculum is an integrated, two-week program combining traditional lecture and hands-on lab formats. Over the course of the two weeks, the program will emphasize two curricular elements – technical and safety – designed to help students gain a deeper understanding of the role of wind turbine technician. Scroll to get a glimpse inside the two-week intensive training.

Program Objective

Participants in the training program will receive basic technical and safety qualifications and certifications to assist in obtaining wind turbine technician internships and full-time positions.

Program Cost

Goldwind Works is providing complimentary training to select individuals who are ready to take the leap into an exciting and rapidly expanding industry. Program fees, safety equipment & materials, transportation, meals, and lodging are covered by Goldwind Works.

Curriculum

Week 1

  • POWER GENERATION
  • INTRO TO WIND
  • DFIG/PMDD: TURBINE TECHNOLOGY & WIND GENERATION 
  • PITCH SYSTEMS
  • TURBINE 360: TOWER ASSEMBLY & SAFETY
  • POSITION ENCODERS & RESOLVERS
  • MECHANICAL TRANSMISSION
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  • BOLTS & THREADS
  • FASTENERS
  • KEEPING BOLTS TIGHTENED
  • BOLTED JOINT AS A SYSTEM
  • BOLTING PATTERNS
  • TIGHTENING WITH TORQUE & TORQUE TENSIONING
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  • ROTOR ASSEMBLY
  • METEOROLOGICAL EQUIPMENT
  • TEMPERATURE SENSORS / NON-CONTACT-CONTACT TYPE
  • VIBRATION SENSOR
  • GEARBOX AND COUPLING
  • GEAR FAILURE ANALYSIS - GEARBOX WIND TURBINE SYSTEMS
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  • INDUSTRIAL WIND TURBINE HYDRAULICS
  • DIRECT & ALTERNATING CURRENT (DC/AC) FUNDAMENTALS 
  • GENERATORS
  • SUPERVISORY CONTROL & DATA AQUISITION SYSTEMS (SCADA) 
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  • NFPA70E (NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION 70E) COURSE
  • LOTO (LOCK OUT TAG OUT)
  • METALS & COMPOSITIONS
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Week 2

  • OSHA 10 GENERAL INDUSTRY CFR 1910 (CONTINUED)
  • FIRST AID, CPR & AED
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  • FALL PROTECTION THEORETICAL
  • PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
  • DESCENT DEVICE OVERVIEW
  • SELF RESCUE SCENARIO
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