Important Entry Requirement & Application Update

College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020.


Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time.

Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.

Is this course right for me?

Candidates who enrol on this course must be passionate about working in the wind industry and want to gain more knowledge and understanding of wind turbines.  The course has at its core a breadth and depth of engineering knowledge, covering electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and control and instrumentation, all of which are fundamental to the development of the skills and knowledge required of a practicing wind turbine engineer.

Entry requirements:

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (or equivalent) 
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.


Through a combination of classroom and workshop sessions including group work, discussions and tutorials.


  • On-going observation
  • Written examinations


This qualification demonstrates a broad understanding of the wind industry enhancing career prospects within that sector. It also provides progression onto courses at Grwp Llandrillo Menai including HNC in General Engineering.