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									                                  Wind Energy Curriculum Grant Participants
                                               30-Nov-06

    Head      Linda       DACUM/PCAL Facilitator                  Montgomery College

                                                                                                                  PCAL
    DACUM/PCAL Panel:                                                                                           Particpant
1   Crim      Wade        Electrical Engineer                     Sabatical                 Abilene TX               X
2   Barrios   Mike        General Manager                         FP&L                      Collierville TN          X
3   Boada     Edgar       Lead - Training Center Americas         GE Wind                   Tehachapi CA             X
4   Berry     Howard      Electrical Technical Trainer            CPS                       San Antonio TX           X
5   Sepulveda Joe         Instrum. Controls & Maint. Supervisor   CPS                       San Antonio TX           X
6   Camago Mateo (Matt)   IC&M Supervisor                         CPS                       San Antonio TX           X
7   Ward      Michael     Techincal Trainer                       CPS                       San Antonio TX           X
8   Chapman Jamie         Research Faculty                        Texas Tech Univ           Lubbock TX
9   Bricker   Paul        Techincal Trainer                       CPS                       San Antonio TX      No show

    Brisita   Rafael      Director Instructional Programs         St Philips College        San Antonio TX
    Krause    Stanley     Program Coord- Electrical Trades        St Philips College        San Antonio TX
    Chan      Sang-Siun   Division Chair                          TSTC West Tx              Sweetwater TX
    King      Jonathan    Coordinator for New Programs            Northwest Vista College   San Antonio TX


    Grant Partners
    Guidera    Bill       Associate Vice President                TSTC West Tx              Abilene TX
    Diehl      James      Instructor, CNET                        Del Mar College           Corpus Christi TX
    Carnes     John       Administration                          St Philips College        San Antonio TX
    Blair      Robbie     Dean of Technical Education             South Plains College      Lubbock TX
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                         PERFORMANCE CRITERIA ANALYSIS
                                       Wind Energy Technician

A         DEMONSTRATES COMPUTER SKILLS
          Compose, revise and edit memoranda and letters, reports, using word processing computer
    A-1                                                                                                                2                 3               4                1                2                 2               2                2                4                 3               3                2                2                 2               4                2
          software with spell and grammer check to create timesheets, forms.
          Search technical manuals, computer databases, regulatory documents, part inventorie susing
    A-2                                                                                                                1                 1               1                1                3                 3               3                3                4                 3               3                2                3                 3               4                2
          the Internet or company Intranet for technical troubleshooting and HR documentation.
    A-3   Understand the fundamentals of PC Operating Systems and Computer Networking                                  1                 1               1                1                3                 3               4                3                3                 3               4                3                3                 3               3                3
    A-4   Remote Access/Monitoring through Internet/Intranet access                                                    1                 1               1                1                4                 3               3                2                3                 3               3                2                4                 4               3                3
    A-5   Utitilize SCADA - Supervisor Control & Data Acquisition - appropriately                                      3                 3               4                2                4                 3               4                2                4                 3               3                2                3                 3               3                2
    A-6   Historical data retrieval - event logging                                                                    4                 4               4                2                3                 3               2                3                4                 4               3                3                3                 3               4                3
    A-7   Use spreadsheets to create reports and charting for statistical reporting and trend analysis                                                                                     4                 2               1                2                4                 3               2                2                4                 3               2                2
    A-8   Use email to correspond and to send reports                                                                  3                 3               1                3                3                 3               1                3                3                 3               1                3                3                 3               1                3
B         Employ Safey Procedures & Regulations
    B-1   Demonstrate proficiency in basic first aid and CPR or show evidence of current certification.                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0
    B-2   Use manufacturer guidelines, industry, and government standards                                              0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0
          Safely work with electrical/electronic/mechanical equipment thru the knowledge of electric
    B-3   safety devices, such as switches, fuses, breakers, interlocks, isolating valves, and proper                  4                 4               4                4                4                 3               4                3                4                 4               4                3                4                 4               4                3
          grounding techniques
    B-4   Knowledge of OSHA 19.10 and NFPA 70E standards & regulations                                                 4                 4               4                1                3                 2               2                1                3                 3               4                2                3                 3               4                2
    B-5   Lock Out/Tag Out & Clearances                                                                                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0
    B-6   Technical reading of state and federal requirements                                                          0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0
C         Wind Energy
C-1       Successfully complete a tower climb test (real or virtual simulation)                                        4                 4               1                4                4                 4               4                2                4                 4               4                2                4                 4               4                3
          Describe the evolution of wind turbine technology (include air flow technicians and blade
C-2                                                                                                                    2                 1               1                1                3                 2               1                2                2                 2               1                1                3                 2               1                1
          efficiencies.)
          Identify and describe wind farm anatomy of general wind terminology, parts of the turbine,
C-3                                                                                                                    4                 4               1                3                4                 4               4                2                4                 4               4                3                3                 3               4                3
          plant, and components of the team.
C-4       Conversions of units (metrics to US standards).                                                              2                 2               1                1                3                 3               1                2                3                 2               2                1                3                 2               2                1
          Understand importance of identification of equipment configuration and maintenance history
C-5                                                                                                                    4                 4               1                1                4                 3               4                1                3                 3               4                2                3                 3               3                2
          to use as a predictive tool.
C-6       Monitor performance and compare diagnostics                                                                  0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0
C-7                                                                                                                    4                 4               1                3                4                 3               3                4                4                 3               4                4                4                 3               4                3
          Describe Generators - Theory and operation and the link between generators and converters.




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               PERFORMANCE CRITERIA ANALYSIS
                             Wind Energy Technician

DEMONSTRATES COMPUTER SKILLS
Compose, revise and edit memoranda and letters, reports, using word processing computer
                                                                                                             2                 2               2                2                3                 3               2                3                2                 2               2                2       7      2.4 2.4 2.7 2.0
software with spell and grammer check to create timesheets, forms.
Search technical manuals, computer databases, regulatory documents, part inventorie susing
                                                                                                             3                 3               3                3                3                 3               3                3                3                 3               3                2       7      2.9 2.7 2.9 2.3
the Internet or company Intranet for technical troubleshooting and HR documentation.
Understand the fundamentals of PC Operating Systems and Computer Networking                                  2                 3               3                4                3                 3               3                3                4                 3               4                3       7      2.7          2.7           3.1          2.9
Remote Access/Monitoring through Internet/Intranet access                                                    3                 3               3                3                4                 4               4                3                3                 3               2                2       7      3.1          3.0           2.7          2.3
Utitilize SCADA - Supervisor Control & Data Acquisition - appropriately                                      3                 3               3                4                4                 4               3                3                3                 3               3                2       7      3.4          3.1           3.3          2.4
Historical data retrieval - event logging                                                                    4                 4               3                3                3                 4               3                3                4                 4               4                2       7      3.6          3.7           3.3          2.7
Use spreadsheets to create reports and charting for statistical reporting and trend analysis                 2                 3               3                4                3                 3               2                2                3                 3               1                3       6      2.9          2.4           1.6          2.1
Use email to correspond and to send reports                                                                  3                 3               1                3                3                 3               1                3                3                 3               1                3       7      3.0          3.0           1.0          3.0
Employ Safey Procedures & Regulations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Demonstrate proficiency in basic first aid and CPR or show evidence of current certification.                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0       7      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Use manufacturer guidelines, industry, and government standards                                              0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0       7      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Safely work with electrical/electronic/mechanical equipment thru the knowledge of electric
safety devices, such as switches, fuses, breakers, interlocks, isolating valves, and proper                  4                 4               4                3                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                2       7      4.0 3.9 4.0 3.1
grounding techniques
Knowledge of OSHA 19.10 and NFPA 70E standards & regulations                                                 3                 3               4                2                4                 4               4                2                4                 4               4                2       7      3.4          3.3           3.7          1.7
Lock Out/Tag Out & Clearances                                                                                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0       7      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Technical reading of state and federal requirements                                                          0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0       7      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Wind Energy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Successfully complete a tower climb test (real or virtual simulation)                                        4                 4               3                3                4                 4               4                3                4                 4               4                1       7      4.0          4.0           3.4          2.6
Describe the evolution of wind turbine technology (include air flow technicians and blade
                                                                                                             2                 2               2                2                2                 2               2                2                2                 2               2                3       7      2.3 1.9 1.4 1.7
efficiencies.)
Identify and describe wind farm anatomy of general wind terminology, parts of the turbine,
                                                                                                             4                 3               4                3                3                 2               2                3                4                 4               4                4       7      3.7 3.4 3.3 3.0
plant, and components of the team.
Conversions of units (metrics to US standards).                                                              2                 2               2                2                4                 4               3                2                4                 4               4                2       7      3.0 2.7 2.1 1.6
Understand importance of identification of equipment configuration and maintenance history
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to use as a predictive tool.
Monitor performance and compare diagnostics                                                                  0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0                0                 0               0                0       7      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
                                                                                                             4                 3               4                4                4                 4               3                2                4                 4               3                4       7      4.0 3.4 3.1 3.4
Describe Generators - Theory and operation and the link between generators and converters.




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                                     Wind Energy Technician

       Explain Wind farm power collection, distribution of high voltage, underground transmission
C-8                                                                                                                     3                 3               1                2                2                 2               1                4                2                 2               1                3                3                 2               2                2
       and sub-stations.
C-9    Describe low voltage power distribution/transformers.                                                            3                 3               1                2                3                 3               1                4                4                 3               3                3                4                 4               3                2
C-10                                                                                                                    3                 3               1                2                1                 1               1                2                2                 2               1                2                2                 1               1                1
       Explain the Electricity Grid and the relationship with Local, Regional, State, & National impact.
C-11   Explain the architecture of power electronics in frequency converters.                                           4                 3               2                2                3                 3               1                3                4                 3               2                4                4                 4               3                3
       Identify properties of various metals, alloys and composite materials and their applicable uses
C-12                                                                                                                    3                 3               1                2                2                 3               1                3                2                 2               1                3                2                 3               2                2
       in Wind Industry.
C-13   Identify machining techniques, heat treating and the effect on metals.                                           1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                3                1                 1               1                1
       Identify Gel coats, UV characteristics, flexibility, impact resistance of various coatings and
C-14                                                                                                                    1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                3                1                 1               1                2                1                 1               1                1
       how they are applied.

C-15                                                                                                                    1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                2                3                 2               2                2                2                 2               2                1
       Describe impacts of heat generation on various materials; heat control mechanisms.
       Identify types of fasteners and the effect of torque on each, such as specifications and
C-16                                                                                                                    2                 3               2                2                4                 3               3                2                4                 3               2                2                2                 2               2                2
       techniques; hydraulic bolt stretchers; tensioners; lubricants; high torque
       Inspect gears and gear ratios; scaling; rpm; different types of boxes (hybrid, planetary versus
C-17                                                                                                                    3                 3               1                2                3                 4               3                3                3                 3               2                2                3                 3               2                1
       helical/parallel shaft) and failure mechanisms.
C-18   Identify different types of lubricants and their applications and compatibilities.                               2                 2               1                2                4                 3               3                2                4                 3               2                1                3                 3               2                2
       Power quality standards - IEEE519, IEC Standards, Turbines designed to meet IEC safety
C-19                                                                                                                    2                 2               2                2                2                 2               1                2                3                 2               3                2                3                 3               3                2
       standards.
C-20   Site Construction: Foundation, Roads, Sub-station Development                                                    1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1
C-21   Describe the benefits and application of process controls                                                        3                 3               2                2                3                 3               2                3                3                 3               2                2                3                 3               2                2
       Contract Management: Liability & Confidentiality of landowner contracts and manufacturer
C-22   technology; liability of land owner; damage to wildlife, livestock, etc; start-up considerations                 1                 1               1                1
       and liabilities/electric shock
C-23   Wind Meteorology and Wind farm Citing; Micro-citing and impact of topography                                     1                 1               1                1
C-24   Forecasting wind to be able to forecast production rates and grid performance/requirements                       3                 3               3                3
         Demonstrate knowledge of effective techniques for troubleshooting
         electrical/electronic/mechanical/computer system problems by utilizing: manufacturers
C-25                                                                                                                    4                 4               3                2                4                 4               2                4                4                 4               4                3                4                 4               4                2
         documentation and software, schematics and wiring diagrams, flow charts and process
         diagrams.




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                              Wind Energy Technician

Explain Wind farm power collection, distribution of high voltage, underground transmission
                                                                                                                 2                 2               2                2                2                 2               2                2                3                 2               2                2       7      2.4 2.1 1.6 2.4
and sub-stations.
Describe low voltage power distribution/transformers.                                                            3                 3               3                3                3                 4               3                2                4                 3               3                3       7      3.4 3.3 2.4 2.7
                                                                                                                 1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                4                 2               2                1       7      2.0 1.6 1.1 1.4
Explain the Electricity Grid and the relationship with Local, Regional, State, & National impact.
Explain the architecture of power electronics in frequency converters.                                           2                 2               2                3                4                 3               4                3                3                 3               1                3       7      3.4 3.0 2.1 3.0
Identify properties of various metals, alloys and composite materials and their applicable uses
                                                                                                                 2                 2               1                1                3                 2               2                2                2                 2               1                3       7      2.3 2.4 1.3 2.3
in Wind Industry.
Identify machining techniques, heat treating and the effect on metals.                                           1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1       7      1.0 1.0 1.0 1.3
Identify Gel coats, UV characteristics, flexibility, impact resistance of various coatings and
                                                                                                                 1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1       7      1.0 1.0 1.0 1.4
how they are applied.

                                                                                                                 1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                2                 2               2                1       7      1.6 1.4 1.4 1.3
Describe impacts of heat generation on various materials; heat control mechanisms.
Identify types of fasteners and the effect of torque on each, such as specifications and
                                                                                                                 3                 3               2                2                2                 2               2                2                3                 3               2                1       7      2.9 2.7 2.1 1.9
techniques; hydraulic bolt stretchers; tensioners; lubricants; high torque
Inspect gears and gear ratios; scaling; rpm; different types of boxes (hybrid, planetary versus
                                                                                                                 3                 3               2                2                3                 3               3                2                2                 2               1                1       7      2.9 3.0 2.0 1.9
helical/parallel shaft) and failure mechanisms.
Identify different types of lubricants and their applications and compatibilities.                               3                 3               2                1                3                 3               3                2                4                 4               3                1       7      3.3 3.0 2.3 1.6
Power quality standards - IEEE519, IEC Standards, Turbines designed to meet IEC safety
                                                                                                                 2                 2               2                2                2                 2               2                1                3                 3               2                1       7      2.4 2.3 2.1 1.7
standards.
Site Construction: Foundation, Roads, Sub-station Development                                                    1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1                1                 1               1                1       7      1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Describe the benefits and application of process controls                                                        2                 2               2                3                3                 3               3                3                3                 3               2                3       7      2.9 2.9 2.1 2.6
Contract Management: Liability & Confidentiality of landowner contracts and manufacturer
technology; liability of land owner; damage to wildlife, livestock, etc; start-up considerations                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1      0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
and liabilities/electric shock
Wind Meteorology and Wind farm Citing; Micro-citing and impact of topography                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1      0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Forecasting wind to be able to forecast production rates and grid performance/requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1      0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
  Demonstrate knowledge of effective techniques for troubleshooting
  electrical/electronic/mechanical/computer system problems by utilizing: manufacturers
                                                                                                                 4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4       7      4.0 4.0 3.6 3.3
  documentation and software, schematics and wiring diagrams, flow charts and process
  diagrams.




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                                          Wind Energy Technician

D      Manufacturing Process Controls
       Install, maintain, and troubleshoot equipment used in an automated manufacturing
D-1
       process using:
 D-1.1 hydraulic and pneumatic control equipment and systems                                                             4                 4               4                4                3                 3               2                3                4                 4               4                3                3                 3               2                2
 D-1.2 robotic systems
            electrical control system components such as circuit protection devices, sensors, relays,
    D-1.3                                                                                                                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                3
            contactors, actuators, timers, counters, motors and various types of DC and AC drives
 D-1.4      Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hardware and software, and                                               4                 4               4                4                3                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4
 D-1.5      mechanical components of automated systems.                                                                  4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4
D-2          Improve a manufacturing process utilizing:
 D-2.1      Machine tools
 D-2.2      Robotic systems
 D-2.3      Automated fabrication equipment
            Apply statistical process control methods to a specific production process in order to ensure
    D-2.4
            product quality
              Demonstrate knowledge of effective techniques for troubleshooting
              electrical/electronic/mechanical/computer system problems by utilizing:
D-3
              manufacturers documentation and software, schematics and wiring diagrams, flow
              charts and process diagrams.
E           DC/AC Circuits including Ohm's law, meters, DC/AC, and digital.                                              4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4
F           Gather, evaluate and present data obtained from real-world situations using
     F-1    computers
     F-2    the Internet
     F-3    conducting field research and interviews
            Present relationships in data to explain unfamiliar concepts and to higlight specific
G
            details by
     G-1    Classifying information into related groups
     G-2    Analyze data to discover or prsent similarities & differences
H           Environmental Science
            An awareness of environmental ethical and legal obligations; storm water and spill
     H-1                                                                                                                 2                 2               2                2                2                 2               1                1                2                 2               1                1                2                 3               2                1
            containment and control; avian & fowl controls & impact.
I           Business Knowledge
      I-1 Business Principles - Accounting Practices - Business Finance - Budgeting                                      2                 2               2                2                2                 2               1                3                2                 2               1                3                2                 2               1                1
      I-2 Budgeting
          Business Planning/Review Processes: Strategic Planning; Six Sigma, Root-Cause Analysis,
                                                                                                                         2                 2               2                2                2                 2               1                3                4                 3               2                3                2                 2               1                1
      I-3 SWOT
      I-4 Inventory Control & material management                                                                        4                 4               4                1                4                 4               3                2                4                 3               3                1                3                 3               3                2

            AVERAGE RATING                                                                                  2.4 2.4 1.8 1.9 2.6 2.4 2.0 2.3 2.9 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.8
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Manufacturing Process Controls                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Install, maintain, and troubleshoot equipment used in an automated manufacturing
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process using:
hydraulic and pneumatic control equipment and systems                                                        3                 3               2                3                3                 3               3                3                3                 3               2                2       7      3.3 3.3 2.7 2.9
robotic systems                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
electrical control system components such as circuit protection devices, sensors, relays,
                                                                                                             4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4       7      4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9
contactors, actuators, timers, counters, motors and various types of DC and AC drives
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hardware and software, and                                               4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               3                4       7      3.9          4.0           3.9          4.0
mechanical components of automated systems.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3      1.7          1.7           1.7          1.7
 Improve a manufacturing process utilizing:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Machine tools                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Robotic systems                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Automated fabrication equipment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Apply statistical process control methods to a specific production process in order to ensure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
product quality
  Demonstrate knowledge of effective techniques for troubleshooting
  electrical/electronic/mechanical/computer system problems by utilizing:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
  manufacturers documentation and software, schematics and wiring diagrams, flow
  charts and process diagrams.
DC/AC Circuits including Ohm's law, meters, DC/AC, and digital.                                              4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4                4                 4               4                4       7      4.0          4.0           4.0          4.0
Gather, evaluate and present data obtained from real-world situations using                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
computers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
the Internet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
conducting field research and interviews                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        0      0.0          0.0           0.0          0.0
Present relationships in data to explain unfamiliar concepts and to higlight specific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
details by
Classifying information into related groups                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Analyze data to discover or prsent similarities & differences                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Environmental Science                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
An awareness of environmental ethical and legal obligations; storm water and spill
                                                                                                             2                 2               2                2                3                 3               2                2                2                 2               1                1       7      2.1 2.3 1.6 1.4
containment and control; avian & fowl controls & impact.
Business Knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Business Principles - Accounting Practices - Business Finance - Budgeting                                    2                 2               2                2                2                 2               2                2                2                 2               2                3       7      2.0 2.0 1.6 2.3
Budgeting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       0      0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Business Planning/Review Processes: Strategic Planning; Six Sigma, Root-Cause Analysis,
                                                                                                             2                 2               2                2                3                 3               3                3                3                 3               2                2       7      2.6 2.4 1.9 2.3
SWOT
Inventory Control & material management                                                                      3                 3               3                2                3                 3               3                3                4                 4               4                2       7      3.6 3.4 3.3 1.9

AVERAGE RATING                                                                                  2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.8 2.6 2.2 2.0                                                                                                                                                                        2.6 2.5 2.2 2.1
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                                                                 PERFORMANCE CRITERIA ANALYSIS - PCAL Matrix




                                                                                                      Development
                                                                                                      POFT 1313 Professional
                                                                                                      POFI 1301 Computer Applications

                                                                                                                                        Computer Networking
                                                                                                                                        ITNW 1358 Fundamentals of

                                                                                                                                                                    CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals

                                                                                                                                                                                                     CETT 1409 DC/AC Circuits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (Hydralics & Pneumatics)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ELMT 1305 Basic Fluid Power

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Controllers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ELMT 1201 Programmable Logic

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             INMT 1417 Industrial Automation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulations Interpretation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               EPCT 1249 Environmental

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulations - Construction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            OSHT 1305 OSHA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BUSG 1301 Introduction to Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Delivery Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WIND xxxx Wind Power

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     WIND xxxx Wind Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Troubleshooting & Repair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               WIND xxxx Wind Turbine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Energy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WIND xxxx Introduction to Wind

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Electro-mechanical Equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           WIND xxxx Wind Turbine Materials &
                       Wind Energy Course Objectives Crosswalk




                                                                                       Technical Skills/Outcomes
1 A           DEMONSTRATES COMPUTER SKILLS

              Compose, revise and edit memoranda and letters, reports, using word processing
        A-1
              computer software with spell and grammer check to create timesheets, forms.
                                                                                                                              X
            Search technical manuals, computer databases, regulatory documents, part
        A-2 inventories using the Internet or company Intranet for technical troubleshooting and
            HR documentation.                                                                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               X
        A-3 Understand the fundamentals of PC Operating Systems and Computer Networking
                                                                                                                                                    X
        A-4 Remote Access/Monitoring through Internet/Intranet access                                                                               X
        A-5 Utitilize SCADA - Supervisor Control & Data Acquisition - appropriately                                           X                     X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X
        A-6 Historical data retrieval - event logging                                                                         X                     X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X
              Use spreadsheets to create reports and charting for statistical reporting and trend
2
        A-7
              analysis                                                                                                        X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          X
        A-8 Use email to correspond and to send reports                                                  X                    X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          X
    B         Employ Safey Procedures & Regulations
              Demonstrate proficiency in basic first aid and CPR or show evidence of current
        B-1
              certification. (KEPT per Workshop)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        X
        B-2   Use manufacturer guidelines, industry, and government standards                                                                                                                                                                                      DELETED per Committee
              Safely work with electrical/electronic/mechanical equipment thru the knowledge of
        B-3   electric safety devices, such as switches, fuses, breakers, interlocks, isolating
3             valves, and proper grounding techniques                                                                                                                          X                             X                                                             X                                                                                                                                                                                                              X
        B-4   Knowledge of OSHA 19.10 and NFPA 70E standards & regulations                                                                                                                                                                                                       X
        B-5   Lock Out/Tag Out & Clearances (KEPT per Workshop)                                                                                                                                                                                                                  X                                                                                                                                                      x                                                  x
4       B-6   Technical reading of state and federal requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                  DELETED per Committee
    C         Wind Energy
    C-1       Successfully complete a tower climb test (real or virtual simulation)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       X                             X
              Describe the evolution of wind turbine technology (include air flow technicians and
    C-2
5             blade efficiencies.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      X
              Identify and describe wind farm anatomy of general wind terminology, parts of the
    C-3
              turbine, plant, and components of the team.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               X                                 X
    C-4       Conversions of units (metrics to US standards).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X                                                               X

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            Understand importance of identification of equipment configuration and maintenance
    C-5
            history to use as a predictive tool.                                                                                                 X       X
    C-6     Monitor performance and compare diagnostics                                                                  DELETED per Committee
            Describe Generators - Theory and operation and the link between generators and
    C-7
            converters.                                                                                                                          X
            Explain Wind farm power collection, distribution of high voltage, underground
    C-8
6           transmission and sub-stations.                                                                                                       X
    C-9     Describe low voltage power distribution/transformers.                                                                                X
            Explain the Electricity Grid and the relationship with Local, Regional, State, &
    C-10
            National impact.                                                                                                                     X
    C-11    Explain the architecture of power electronics in frequency converters.                                                               X
    C-13    Identify machining techniques, heat treating and the effect on metals.                                                                                 X
            Identify Gel coats, UV characteristics, flexibility, impact resistance of various
    C-14
7           coatings and how they are applied.                                                                                                                     X
    C-15
            Describe impacts of heat generation on various materials; heat control mechanisms.                                                                     X

    C-16    Identify types of fasteners and the effect of torque on each, such as specifications
            and techniques; hydraulic bolt stretchers; tensioners; lubricants; high torque                                                               X         X
            Inspect gears and gear ratios; scaling; rpm; different types of boxes (hybrid,
    C-17
            planetary versus helical/parallel shaft) and failure mechanisms.                                                                             X         X
    C-18    Identify different types of lubricants and their applications and compatibilities.                                                           X         X
            Power quality standards - IEEE519, IEC Standards, Turbines designed to meet IEC
    C-19
            safety standards.                                                                                                                        X
    C-20    Site Construction: Foundation, Roads, Sub-station Development                                                                            X
    C-21    Describe the benefits and application of process controls                                                                                X   X
            Contract Management: Liability & Confidentiality of landowner contracts and
    C-22    manufacturer technology; liability of land owner; damage to wildlife, livestock, etc;
8           start-up considerations and liabilities/electric shock (KEPT)                                                                            X
    C-23    Wind Meteorology and Wind farm Citing; Micro-citing and impact of topography                                 DELETED per Committee
            Forecasting wind to be able to forecast production rates and grid
    C-24
            performance/requirements (KEPT per Workshop)                                                                                             X
            Demonstrate knowledge of effective techniques for troubleshooting
            electrical/electronic/mechanical/computer system problems by utilizing:
    C-25
            manufacturers documentation and software, schematics and wiring diagrams, flow
9           charts and process diagrams.                                                                     X   X       X   X                   X       X
    D       Manufacturing Process Controls
            Install, maintain, and troubleshoot equipment used in an automated
    D-1
            manufacturing process using:                                                                             X       X                           X
10 D-1.1    hydraulic and pneumatic control equipment and systems                                                    X       X
   D-1.2    robotic systems                                                                                              DELETED per Committee
            electrical control system components such as circuit protection devices, sensors,
    D-1.3   relays, contactors, actuators, timers, counters, motors and various types of DC and
            AC drives                                                                                        X   X       X   X                   X       X         X
    D-1.4   Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hardware and software, and                                   X           X
    D-1.5   mechanical components of automated systems.                                                              X       X

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11 D-2    Improve a manufacturing process utilizing:
    D-2.1 Machine tools
     D-2.2 Robotic systems
     D-2.3 Automated fabrication equipment                                                                        DELETED per Committee (fits within other outcomes)
          Apply statistical process control methods to a specific production process in order to
    D-2.4
          ensure product quality
          Demonstrate knowledge of effective techniques for troubleshooting
          electrical/electronic/mechanical/computer system problems by utilizing:
   D-3
          manufacturers documentation and software, schematics and wiring diagrams,
          flow charts and process diagrams.                                                                       X   X   X     X   X                   X        X
12 E      DC/AC Circuits including Ohm's law, meters and AC/DC                                                        X
     F         Gather, evaluate and present data obtained from real-world situations using

         F-1 computers
         F-2 the Internet                                                                                         DELETED per Committee (fits within other outcomes)
         F-3 conducting field research and interviews

     G         Present relationships in data to explain unfamiliar concepts and to higlight specific details by

         G-1 Classifying information into related groups
                                                                                                                  DELETED per Committee (fits within other outcomes)
         G-2 Analyze data to discover or prsent similarities & differences
     H     Environmental Science
           An awareness of environmental ethical and legal obligations; storm water and spill
       H-1
           containment and control; avian & fowl controls & impact.                                                                                          X
     I     Business Knowledge
          I-1 Business Principles - Accounting Practices - Business Finance - Budgeting                                                            X
          I-2 Budgeting                                                                                                        DELETED per Committee
              Business Planning/Review Processes: Strategic Planning; Six Sigma, Root-Cause
          I-3 Analysis, SWOT                                                                                                                       X
13        I-4 Inventory Control & material management                                                                                                        X
14
                                                                                     SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE
     A         Customer service (internal and external customers)
         A-1   Postive Cutomer service attitude (internal and external customers)                  X      x   x   x   x   x     x   x    x     x    x    x   x    x    x      x
         A-2   Follow appropriate customer……                                                       X
         A-2   Instruct users on operation & features of Wind Energy equip.                                                                              x        X    X      x
         A-3   Work with customers to solve problems                                               X                                     x     x    x        X    X
         A-4   Ask customers for feedback to improve the quality of service                                                                                  X    X
         A-5   Civil rights and diversity training                                                 X                                                         X
     B         Quality of product, service
         B-1   Following standards for accurate and completion of documentation                               X   X   X   x     X   X               x   X    X    X          X
         B-2   Error free work tasks                                                               x      x   x   x   x   x     x   x    x     x    x   x    x    x    x     x
     C         Written Communication Skills - Grammar and writing skills
         C-1   English speaking & reading skills                                                   X      X   X   X   X   X     X   X    X     X    x   X    X    X    X     X
         C-2   Email etiquette for the workplace                                                   X      X                                         x        X
         C-3   Create a work order and describe technical issues                                                                                             X    X

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D       Interpersonal Skills
  D-1   Sensitivity to a diverse workplace and civil rights            X      x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x     x
  D-2   Stress management                                              X      x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x     x
  D-3   Flexibility & adaptability                                     x      x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x     x
  D-4   Professional attitude                                          X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
  D-5   Verbal communication skills                                    X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
D-5.1   With Supervisor                                                X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   X     X
D-5.2   With Colleagues                                                X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   X     X
  D-6   With customer                                                  X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   X     X
  D-7   Listening skills                                               X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   X     X
  D-8   Conflict resolution skills                                     X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   X     X
  D-9   Asking for clarification - admitting you don't understand      X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   X     X
 D-10   Professional appearance                                        X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   X     X
 D-11   Working in teams                                               X      X   x   x   X   X   X   X   x   x   x   X   X   X   x     X
 D-12   Leadership skills                                              X      x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x   x     x
E       Time management
  E-1   Personal time management                                       X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
  E-2   On-time delivery of product                                    X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
  E-3   Task completion time                                           X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
  E-4   Focus to project                                               X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
F       Ethics
  F-1   Personal ethics                                                X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
  F-2   Business/work ethics                                           X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
G       Professionalism
  G-1   Dress                                                          X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
  G-2   Hygiene                                                        X      X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   X   x   X   X   X   X     X
H       Job Application Skills
  H-1   Completing a job application and resume                        X
  H-2   Interview techniques                                           X




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                                          Wind Energy PCAL - Soft Skills
                                                                                              Participant Responses
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                                   SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE
A           Customer service (internal and external customers)
     A-1    Postive Cutomer service attitude (internal and external customers)                X
     A-2    Follow appropriate customer……                                                     X
     A-2    Instruct users on operation & features of Wind Energy equip.                      X
     A-3    Work with customers to solve problems                                             X
     A-4    Ask customers for feedback to improve the quality of service                      X
     A-5    Civil rights and diversity training                                               X

B        Quality of product, service
     B-1 Following standards for accurate and completion of documentation                     X
     B-2 Error free work tasks                                                                X

C        Written Communication Skills - Grammar and writing skills
     C-1 English speaking & reading skills                                                    X
     C-2 Email etiquette for the workplace                                                    X
     C-3 Create a work order and describe technical issues                                    X

D           Interpersonal Skills
     D-1    Sensitivity to a diverse workplace and civil rights                               X
     D-2    Stress management                                                                 X
     D-3    Flexibility & adaptability                                                        X
     D-4    Professional attitude                                                             X
     D-5    Verbal communication skills                                                       X
    D-5.1    With Supervisor                                                                  X
    D-5.2    With Colleagues                                                                  X
     D-6     With customer                                                                    X
     D-7    Listening skills                                                                  X
     D-8    Conflict resolution skills                                                        X
     D-9    Asking for clarification - admitting you don't understand                         X
    D-10    Professional appearance                                                           X
    D-11    Working in teams                                                                  X
    D-12    Leadership skills
E           Time management



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    E-1   Personal time management                                X
    E-2   On-time delivery of product                             X
    E-3   Task completion time                                    X
    E-4   Focus to project                                        X
F         Ethics
    F-1   Personal ethics                                         X
    F-2   Business/work ethics                                    X
G         Professionalism
    G-1   Dress                                                   X
    G-2   Hygiene                                                 X
H         Job Application Skills
    H-1   Completing a job application and resume                 X
    H-2   Interview techniques                                    X




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                                    Tools-Equipment



     Wind Energy PCAL - Tools & Equipment
Borescope
Hand signals for crane operations
Fluke meter
PPE stuff
Power tools
Laptops
Fiber optic splicer




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                                 Certications



Certification
Company required:
CPR/first aid
forklift, crane, etc. operator
OSHA certification
Tower rescue certifiction




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                                            Additional training



Additional training after AAS
Continuing ed or advanced technology cert



High Voltage training
 Electricial safety

Sub-station maintenance

System administrators - PC's




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                                           Other Skills


Electrical/Electricity
         1
         2
         3
         4
         5
         6
         7
         8
         1

         2
         3
         4
         5
         6
         7
         8

Pneumatics
      1
      2
      3

         4
         5
         6


         7




Hydraulics
       1
       2
       3
       4
       5

Balance of Plant – Process Control
1. Employ safety procedures using manufacturer guidelines and industry and government standards, when workin
      2
      3
      4
      5
      6


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                                              Other Skills


        7
   Magnetic line voltage starters, Push buttons and control stations, Relays and contactors, Solid-state relay, Timi
        8
        9
       10
11. Assemble or disassemble electrical and mechanical components and systems
12. Use transducers for remote sensing and data acquisition
13. Demonstrate knowledge of electric safety devices, such as switches, fuses, breakers, etc. and proper groundin
14. Select electronic devices for various applications using manufacturers' specification sheets and application not
15. Evaluate and select mechanical components of automated systems such as linear actuator, gear boxes, power
16. Understand and use Ladder Logic Control (Relay Logic) schematics in relation to wiring and troubleshooting.
       17
       18
       19




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                                                         Other Skills


Electrical/Electricity
           apply mathematical formulas and equations in analyzing electrical circuits
           apply Ohm’s law and power formulas in analyzing DC circuits
           analyze series and parallel circuits
           use and describe the operation of DC meters
           use network theorems in analyzing circuits
           describe the components used to make-up circuits, i.e. switches, types of conductors and wiring
           describe different batteries and their functions
           relate magnetism to electricity
           describe AC voltage and current relating phase time and
           frequency, including RMS, instantaneous and average values
           describe capacitors and their operation
           describe inductors and their operation.
           explain L/R and RC time constants
           analyze AC circuits
           solve problems using complex numbers
           describe resonance and apply it to AC circuits
           describe and analyze passive filters

Pneumatics
        Characteristics of compressed air: Terminology, Physical properties: Boyle-Marriotte’s Law Charles’ Law, Correctio
        Compressed air production: types of compressors, selection criteria for compressor
        Preparation of compressed air: contamination, compressed air filter/microfilter, compressed
        air lubrication, service unit, maintenance of service units, flow valves for service units
        Pneumatic working elements: cylinders, valves, proximity-sensing devices
        Symbols
        Basic circuits: control of a single-acting cylinder/double-acting cylinder, control with shuttle
        valve, speed regulation on a single-acting cylinder, speed regulation on a double-acting
        cylinder, control with AND element, indirect control of a single acting cylinder
        Practical examples (basic circuits): clamping parts, distribution of crates, indirect control,
        memory control, automatic return, OR/AND logic function, flow control, quick exhaust
        sequence valve, pressure regulator, pneumatic timer

Hydraulics
         Liquid properties and their measurements
         Fluids at rest: the nature of a fluid, Pressure, Pascal’s principle: the hydraulic lever work, energy and power
         Liquids in motion: Continuity and types of flow, Energy in liquids, Bernoulli’s Equation, Torricelli’s Theorem, Flow m
         Hydraulic system components: Symbols and hardware
         Basic circuits: Single-piston system, Multipiston system, Clamp-and-Work circuit pump uploading and accumulator

Balance of Plant – Process Control
1. Employ safety procedures using manufacturer guidelines and industry and government standards, when working with ele
        Symbols
        Rotary Devices: 1Ф, 3Ф, DC
        Transformers
        Power Quality: power characteristics: Power quality Problems, Power measurements, Effects of poor power
        General principles of electric motor control: Manual, Remote, Conditions for starting/stopping/speed control/protec


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                                                        Other Skills


          Motor starters and pilot devices: Fractional/Integral horsepower manual motor starters,
   Magnetic line voltage starters, Push buttons and control stations, Relays and contactors, Solid-state relay, Timing relays,
          Control circuits: Basic control circuits, Schematics and wiring diagrams, Developing a wiring diagram, Installing co
          DC motor control: Across-the-line starting, Definite time starting, Solid-state DC motor control
          AC motor control: Stepping motors, Starting methods, Primary resistor-type starters, Autotransformer starters, Mo
11. Assemble or disassemble electrical and mechanical components and systems
12. Use transducers for remote sensing and data acquisition
13. Demonstrate knowledge of electric safety devices, such as switches, fuses, breakers, etc. and proper grounding techniqu
14. Select electronic devices for various applications using manufacturers' specification sheets and application notes
15. Evaluate and select mechanical components of automated systems such as linear actuator, gear boxes, power transmiss
16. Understand and use Ladder Logic Control (Relay Logic) schematics in relation to wiring and troubleshooting.
          Understand Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). ie: uses, wiring, and programming.
          Be able to use and troubleshoot hydraulic systems.
          Understand how Relay Logic, PLC Logic, Mechanical Systems, and Hydraulic systems function as a complete syst




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                                                     Other Skills




Charles’ Law, Correction to standard temperature




 ergy and power
celli’s Theorem, Flow measurement, Fluid power

ading and accumulator circuits


 when working with electrical/electronic equipment



cts of poor power
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                                                           Other Skills




e relay, Timing relays, Pressure switches and regulators, Float switches, Flow switches and sensors, Limit switches, Solenoid
g diagram, Installing control systems

ansformer starters, Motor installation, Solid-state motor control, Digital logic, The bounceless switch, Start-stop push-button co


 per grounding techniques
 plication notes
boxes, power transmission components, brakes and clutches




tion as a complete system.




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ensors, Limit switches, Solenoid and motor operated valve


switch, Start-stop push-button control




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