Relay Education - Green Skills Academy

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Wind Energy Operations Course

The Wind Energy Operations training course is a four-week program that will provide participants with a better understanding of the jobs in wind technology, with a focus on the skills of the trade required for wind energy technicians. The course will include education on wind energy operations and maintenance, exploration of the wind industry in Canada, and supply training certifications. 

Active Courses

No active courses. New course dates will be posted when they become available.

Who this Course is for

The Green Skills Academy is committed to providing these courses to underserved and underrepresented communities, specifically Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Newcomers, Women and Gender Diverse. Priority will be given to individuals who are part of these groups. 

People who are comfortable working at extreme heights and varying weather conditions. 

You must be: 

  • 18 years or older 
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or have Refugee Status 

Why you should take part

You will have a firm understanding of the safety operations of wind turbines and wind farm facilities. You will gain hands on experience working with wind turbine components and learn about different career paths in the wind energy industry. You will be ready to apply to jobs in the wind energy industry upon course completion.

  • You will receive certifications in: 
    • Working at Heights 
    • Fall Protection 
    • Working in Confined Spaces 
    • First Aid & CPR 
  • You will receive protective and safety equipment, including work boots, hard hat, work gloves, high visibility vest and safety glasses
  • You will receive a Certificate of Completion in Wind Technology after finishing all course requirements

How it works

  • This course is free to take part in 
  • 4 week in-person course, please see active training courses for locations and dates 
  • Costs will be reimbursed for travel, accommodations and childcare if needed 

Active Courses

No active courses. New course dates will be posted when they become available.