Course code: MHE20502B

Wind Energy Conversion Systems

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Overview About this course

This short course is for people currently working in the electrical industry who want to work in the area of sustainable energy solutions and move into the fast-growing renewable energy sector. You will learn how to harness, measure and store wind and calculate the wind energy output.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Experiment with renewable energy equipment

  • Measure wind data

  • Calculate wind energy availability

  • Use software to select and review sites

Course outcomes

Develop specialist skills to gain an advantage in the job market

  • A microcredential certificate

  • Specialist skills to interpret local and global environmental wind data for appropriate site selection

  • Recognition of prior learning if you choose to go on to study the Diploma of Renewable Energy Engineering

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

You must demonstrate that you have achieved one of the following:

  • Provide evidence of relevant previous studies such as a course transcript

  • Experience working in the industry

You must also:

  • Attend a pre-admission interview where you will also be asked to complete a numeracy task - this helps us to understand how we can support your study success and provide you with any necessary support

Note:

  • Your certificates, transcripts and other entry requirement evidence must be certified through a Justice of the Peace or other authorising officer

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A PC or laptop to access study materials and complete your assessments. You can access this equipment on campus, however it is highly recommended you have your own equipment available.

You do not require an ATAR score for entry into this course.

If you are unable to meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible for special admission.

Please continue with your application and you will be guided to identify as mature aged (at least 21 years old in your first year of study) or disadvantaged (disability, serious or chronic illness, interrupted education, lack of support for study, serious personal problems and/or serious family responsibilities). Please contact us to find out more.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: design officer in an engineering team, technical sales in the renewable industry and technical support in renewable energy industry.

Study pathways

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning (https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers) or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Subjects Subjects in this course

Completion of this course requires you to successfully complete 1 subject.

Core Subjects

    Elective Subjects

      Note: Some courses offer the opportunity to choose subjects from the complete suite of Higher Education electives that are delivered by TAFE NSW. Once you’ve enrolled, contact your Course Coordinator to discuss tailoring your course to align with your interests and goals.

      TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

      TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

      • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

      • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

      • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

      • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

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      • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

      • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

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