Green jobs are expected to continue to grow and there are more green job openings than there are qualified applicants. (see our news section for more).
Definition of Green Job
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, green jobs are defined as:
There are many different occupations that fit into the definition of a green job. Some offer a family wage while others do not. Some require a significant investment of time and money to meet the minimum education requirements.
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Wind turbine technician, currently listed as the fastest growing occupation by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, offers a high wage and does not require a bachelor's degree. Training, such as the nine-month program at Northwest Renewable Energy Institute, can get a person into the field making a living wage in a short amount of time with little student loan debt.
What kind of training do I need?
Northwest Renewable Energy Institute provides comprehensive training that prepares graduates for positions as wind turbine technicians, the fastest growing green job in the industry.
Graduates from our program are in demand and most of them are employed in the industry before they even graduate. Are you ready for a green job?
Northwest Renewable Energy Institute offers:
The wind tubrine technician program at Northwest Renewable Energy Institute includes the following industry certifications and learning benchmarks required by most wind turbine employers:
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