• Trades

    Wind Turbine Systems

  • SCQF Level

    Comparable to Level 6

  • Course Availability

    Please note, this course is taking applications for waiting list only.


Full-time, one year


At the moment, we are only interviewing for waiting list places for this course.

Begin your journey into the future of renewable energy with our Wind Turbine Systems course. Discover the relevance of this course in today's world and the potential job opportunities.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you'll need:

  • a genuine interest in renewables
  • five National 5s or equivalent, including Maths and Physics, and ideally English and Design and Manufacture OR a relevant Level 5 course such as Introduction to Electrical Engineering with Renewables
  • an ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • an interview with us

If you don't have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

Explore the world of wind turbine technology and engineering with our course. Here's a glimpse of what you may look at on the course:

  • four main wind turbine systems: electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and control and instrumentation
  • study components, functions, and operations of wind turbines.
  • operation and maintenance of wind turbine systems, with hands-on workshops for practical skills development
  • carry out basic maintenance activities on electrical equipment and systems, and mechanical devices and equipment, including diagnosing faults
  • develop practical skills in wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits, assembling and testing fluid power systems, including hydraulic, pneumatic or vacuum systems.
  • master Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and create programs for industrial processes.
  • explore Health and Safety legislation as practised in the workplace, how to use technical information such as engineering drawings; and the skills you need to work effectively in an engineering post.

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

When you have successfully completed this course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to a relevant Level 7 course like HNC Electrical Engineering or HNC Engineering Practice (Electrical)
  • start your career as a Wind Turbine Technician

This course attracts attention from renowned companies such as Scottish Power Renewables, Ingeteam, Vestas, and agencies across the UK, eagerly seeking new talent.

Why Choose This Course?

Choosing Wind Turbine Systems means choosing a pathway to hands-on experience and valuable skills.

Gain a recognised qualifications in Performing Engineering Operations at NVQ Level 2 and NC Engineering Systems Level 6, with a special focus on wind turbine technology, that prepare you for a rewarding career in the ever-evolving Wind Generation sector.

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