Wind Turbine Maintenance (Technical Knowledge)

Fife College


Rosyth Campus


The aim of this course is to provide the underpinning knowledge and understanding required for potential employees in the field of wind turbine technology. This course is based on the standards set by industry in the UK, with the skills for work energy aspect focusing on developing generic employability skills needed for success in the workplace through a variety of practical experiences in the energy area.

You will study: Health and safety in the power industry; Electrical theory and principles for wind turbine technology; Mechanical theory and principles of wind turbine technology; Hydraulic theory and principles of wind turbine technology; Control and instrumentation theory and principles of wind turbine technology; Theory and background of wind turbines/energy; Wind turbine systems technology.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Maths and Physics or a technological subject; or NC Engineering Practice; or NC Electrical Engineering; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering, Energy and Mathematics

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