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GWO Blade Repair

GWO Blade Repair

About the course

Our GWO Blade Repair course has been developed in response to the increasing demand for recognisable blade repair training in the wind and renewables industry. Please note that this course is not currently available to book as we are in the process of receiving our GWO accreditation.

Course Aims

Hosted at our purpose-built training facility in Winchester, Hampshire, our skilled instructors will enable delegates to support and care for themselves and others working in the wind industry by possessing the knowledge and skills of composite inspection and repair work.

Course Details

Duration: 10 days

Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:6 (Practical)

Location: Winchester

Certificate Validity: No expiry

Cost: £1800.00 + VAT

Entry Requirements: 18+ / medical declaration required / fluency in English required for safety reasons

Course Objectives

Safer at Work is a fully accredited training provider of Global Wind Organisation (GWO) courses. Upon completion of the GWO Blade Repair training course, delegates will be able to work safely with composite materials while conducting inspection and basic blade repair procedures, thereby supporting an overall improvement of the safety for personnel with job functions focusing on composite repair work and inspection in the wind industry.

Delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate health and safety legislation and guidelines
  • Complete risk Assessments and method statements
  • Understand correct terms, definitions and abbreviations used
  • Explain how to safely handle materials
  • Carry out basic fill, sand and paint repair techniques
  • Possess knowledge of composites and blade materials, fibres, resins and other core materials
  • Understand blade construction and various blade structures, including reinforcement structure
  • Understand the processes involved in wet lay up of laminate by hand, vacuum consolidation,
  • Identify the root causes for damages and defects to blade’s
  • Carry out general preventative maintenance and recording systems
  • Grade and report damage levels
  • Field craft
    • Fill and fair
    • Grinding and Sanding
    • Laminating
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