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Wind Power

Renewable Energy Institute


£504 inc VAT
Or £56.00/mo. for 9 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
15 hours
No formal qualification
20 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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  • Video lessons based on live classroom training developed by internationally recognised University Academics and Experts
  • Live individual tutorial conducted remotely with your assigned tutor
  • Course materials accessible on computer, tablet & mobile
  • Resource Centre to access knowledge
    and research
  • Remote exam for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate

The EEC's Wind Power course introduces Wind technology and goes from the theory through to practical information on how to install, maintain and repair wind turbines.


20 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service


  • Small and micro wind power plants
  • Scenery adaptation
  • The environmental impact
  • Hybrid systems
  • Incentives for wind power adoption
  • Economical aspects
  • Policies and procedures
  • Running and maintenance of plants
  • Design criteria
  • Tuning the plants
  • Technologies of machines
  • The wind market
  • Classification and types of plants
  • Concepts of aerodynamics and aeraulic machines
  • How wind power works

Certificate of Participation provided.

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC), Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of remote exam

Who is this course for?

Individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair wind turbines.

Technicians. Design engineers. Architects.


There are no entry requirements for this course as it will go from the fundamentals to more advanced topics over the two days of teaching.

Career path

Individuals have gone on to become small Wind Power system installers, work in the Wind industry and become Renewable Energy Consultants.

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elisei asked:

I wouldlike to start working in thisfield, and since myknowledge about this industry is almost zeroI would like t know if this course is good for me!


HI Elisei, I believe one of my colleagues has sent you an email with a full breakdown of the Wind Power distance learning course. We do not have any pre-requisites for enrolment on to the course, and the lecturer presents all of the topics from an introductory basis through more advanced areas of each. Many of the participants on our courses have successfully completed them without and prior expertise n the subject area. I hope this helps!

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.