ECOWAS Certified Wind Energy Technician Programme (ECOWAS-CWETP)

Wind turbine technicians are expected to typically (i) Examine the exterior and physical integrity of wind turbine towers (ii) Climb wind turbine towers to inspect or repair wind turbine equipment (iii) Perform routine maintenance on wind turbines (iv) Test and troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic components and systems (v) Replace worn or malfunctioning components (vi) Collect turbine data for testing or research and analysis (vii) Service underground transmission systems, wind field substations, or fiber optic sensing and control systems.