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Wind Power Qualification

Intensive two-day course leading to the Qualification

This course is also available as distance learning with live tutorial, visit: http://onlinelearning.theECT.org


Understand the best locations for installing wind turbines. Find out all about wind maps and software to use to calculate wind-speed. This course has a strong focus on feasibility studies.

Build a wind turbine at the course!


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

Design engineers.



Edinburgh Napier University


Courses Run on a Regular Basis

OR Start the course today: Distance Learning with live tutorial and online remote exam - Click here to visit the online Academy



Wind energy conversion

The wind & wind turbine structures

The wind turbine drive train 

Electrical connections & control

Practical: assemble a wind turbine

Site selection

Resource estimation

Planning & installation

Performance evaluation

E.ON - Lin Gao:

"I gained a good understanding of wind energy generation and related topics. My work involves assessment of wind projects from a financial perspective. This course will help me in this area."

Certificate of Participation provided.

Qualification: Domestic Wind Systems.


£270 (£324 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation
Part-funding may be available, enquire by completing the form below


Internationally Recognised Qualification

Accredited by the Qualification Authority

"I was able to win a project proposal with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization – UNIDO – with the help of the Wind Power course I took with your institution."

- Alhaji Cham, National Water and Electricity Company Ltd

The EEC runs Renewable Energy courses across the UK, in Leeds, Edinburgh and ManchesterThe EEC runs Renewable Energy courses across the UK, in Edinburgh, London, Manchester

The European Energy Centre is pleased to work with the
Energy Technology Partnership (ETP), an alliance of
Scottish universities engaged in world class energy research.


£315 (£378 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Qualification
Part-funding may be available, enquire by completing the form below

*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.


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