Wind Turbine Technician Core Skills – 5 Day (incl. RUK/GWO)

Course enables people who are access and work in wind turbines to meet the relevant industry qualifications.

Comprehensive multi-day fast track course provides all the knowledge and skills required to work safely on wind turbines. Standard Work at Height syllabus plus additional skills in rescue and lifting operations.

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Provides sufficient knowledge to allow a person to access and work safely in wind turbines.

Comprehensive wind turbine climber course provides all the knowledge and skills required to allow a person to access and work safely on a wind turbine generator (WTG). The first two days deliver the full (certified) content from the RenewableUK (RUK) and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) approved 2 day wind turbine climber course.

Also covered in the course:

  • Hub Rescue (1 day)
  • Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day, HSE approved)
  • Manual Handling considerations
  • Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations including the basics for operating and using an internal hoist / crane.

Further content:- the elements of a Safe System of Work, equipment selection and inspection, use of tools, emergency procedures, risk assessments and method statements.

Practical work at height and associated skills training includes rescue and evacuation of self and others using industry standard equipment. Rescue procedures covered include: evacuation from the narcelle, casualty evacuation from within the blade and the use of full and half stretcher.

Includes the heightec Foundation for Work at Height syllabus plus content defined in the RenewableUK Approved Standard “Working at Height”.

This course provides certification for the RenewableUK Working at Height and Rescue – Wind Turbines training standard and Global Wind organisation (GWO) BST Working at Height module training standard.

Global Wind Organisation (GWO) have launched their new Global Wind Industry Training Records Database – WINDA. To enter onto any GWO course, trained individuals are now required to register as Delegates on the WINDA database. For more information please refer to our news article.

Course Details

Duration: 5 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:4
Course Code: TTS12U
Assessment: The trainer will assess safety, competence and aptitude during practical work. Multiple choice written test with discussion.
Certification: RenewableUK / GWO
Validity Period: 2 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.
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