Lethbridge College To Develop Wind Energy Programs


The Rural Alberta Development Fund (RADF) has announced a $1.2 million contribution to Lethbridge College to establish wind energy programs.

In partnership with several Canadian and international energy companies, Lethbridge College will use the funds to develop long-term, durable training programs, educational products and stakeholder coalitions.

The expected results of this project include retention of rural residents through access to high-quality employment, increased income diversification, economic sustainability and development of educational programming that can be adopted by other regional industries across Alberta.

Lethbridge College's wind turbine technician program is a combination of theory and hands-on lab practice on training turbines. This combination provides students with comprehensive knowledge and skills that make them employable around the world.

SOURCE: Lethbridge College

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