Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Training Revalidation Update

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Global Wind Organisation (GWO) have announced a temporary extension for refresher courses for Covid related cancellations.


“Course participants who owing to a Covid-related cancellation are unable to attend a refresher course within the 24 months validity period, may refresh expired training up until a maximum of 60 days after expiry.” GWO Advisory Note 12 10/02/2022

The new guidance will be in place until 30th April 2022. Revalidation training taken using this new exemption must be completed by this date.

More details are available from GWO website.


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