Energy Systems Technology - Wind Energy

Mission

The Wind Energy Technology Program at Walla Walla Community College aims to provide technical education for students that are eager to be involved with the growth of the wind turbine industry. Students will be trained to enter the workforce as an entry level technician. The program will provide students with the understanding of how to work safely in a shop / turbine, and work with environmental stewardship.

Program Outcomes

  • Ensure a safe work environment and meet safety standards.
  • Demonstrate a strong foundation in Electrical, Mechanical, and Hydraulic Systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair wind turbines.
  • Maintain wind turbines (reliability and optimization).
  • Maintain tools, equipment, and inventory.
  • Interact and communicate with coworkers, suppliers, customers, and contractors.
  • Adhere to policies and standards.
  • Conduct training and participate in continuous learning.