2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 207

B-207 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
WindEnergyTechnician
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
Thewind energy technician skills certificatewill
prepare students for entry-level positions as small
wind turbine service technicians. Studentswill
inspect, diagnose, adjust, and repairwind turbines,
andperformmaintenanceonwind turbine equipment
including resolving electrical,mechanical, andhydraulic
malfunctions. Studentsmust pass all courseworkwith a
scoreof 70%or higher.
These coursesmaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Examine thebasics of electricityandwind energy fundamentals.
• Describewind turbine system components, including sizing
principles.
• Apply theprinciples of site assessment and electro-mechanical
designs.
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
ENRG150 Introduction toWindEnergy. ........................................3
ENRG152 WindEnergyTechnologies.............................................3
MT108 FluidPower
(Pneumatics,Hydraulics, Instrumentation)....................3
OSH222 General IndustrySafety.................................................1
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT. 10CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
ENRG150 IntroductiontoWindEnergy
3
Core
ENRG152 WindEnergyTechnologies
3
Core
MT108
FluidPower(Pneumatics,Hydraulics,
Instrumentation
3
Core
OSH222
General IndustrySafety
1
Total 10
SkillsCertificateTotal 10
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