Wind Turbine Technician (City and Guilds)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


This course offers you a dual qualification - the City and Guilds Diploma in Power Engineering, and Performing Engineering Operations at NVQ Level 2.

It will give you a good all-round introduction to engineering, as well as focusing specifically on wind turbine technology. It’s part theory, part practical, and throughout the year you’ll have regular opportunities to work on a live site at Hunterston B Power Station in West Kilbride.

Entry Requirements

5 subjects at National 5 including Maths and Physics, English and Design and Manufacture are preferred, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview. Must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC course or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Motor Vehicles

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy