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New to Wind? Find out the best guide to become a Wind Turbine Technician

The wind energy sector has experienced remarkable growth worldwide in recent years, making the role of wind turbine technicians increasingly relevant. In fact, wind turbine technicians were the second fastest-growing profession in the USA in 2017. Here, we provide you with all the information you need to embark on a successful career as a wind turbine technician. Discover the essential requirements for the job and the key soft skills that will set you apart as a top performer.

Wind Turbine Technicians - The job of the future

2nd fastest growing profession in USA
1900 New technicians every year between 2021 to 2031
44% Profession growth prospect until 2031

As stated before, training is one of the most crucial components of a Wind Turbine Technician.

Global Wind Service Academy, covers end-to-end the all training necessary to work safely.

Some of the trainings available at GWS Academy are: GWO training available via the Academy are:

  • Working at Heights
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire Awareness
  • First Aid
  • Enhanced First Aid
  • BTT Mechanical
  • BTT Hydraulics
  • BTT Electrical
  • Slinger Signaller
  • Blade Repair

Read here the full description of each training and find out the more suitable for you

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