The purpose of the Basic Wind Energy Technician Certificate is to help local employers develop a local wind energy industry. An adequate supply of trained technical employees is necessary for the program to develop in northwest Illinois.
The Wind Energy Program is intended to train entry level technical employees through supervisory employees. Any industrial technician or person wanting to enter the field and/or supervisor is an appropriate candidate for this program.
Work and Employment
The demand for wind energy technicians will be increasing in the Sauk Valley Community College district. As the towers go up, the techicians will be needed. Over 1000 towers are projected for our district.
Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6208
The occupational code(s) below will help you identify possible career paths for this certificate program. Click on the code to view the occupational profile(s).
Estimated Program Cost
|Tuition and Fees||$3,137.00||$8,444.00||$9,198.00|
|Room and Board||$6,750.00||$6,750.00||$6,750.00|
|Books and Supplies||$1,385.14||$1,385.14||$1,385.14|
|Completion rate at 100%||4||3||1|
|Completion rate at 150%||1||0||1|
Job Placement Rate: N/A
- Median loan debt for completers
- Title IV loan debt
- Private loan debt
- Institutional debt