In order to work in the wind turbine industry, GWO Technical Training certifications are required. There are three modules, Mechanical, Hydraulic and Electrical.

Mechanical

The content of the GWO Basic Technical Training Mechanical module is:

  • Introduction
  • Mechanical introduction
  • Mechanical Safety
  • The principles of bolted and welded connections
  • Use of manual tightening and measuring tools
  • Hydraulic Torque and Tension
  • Gearbox
  • Braking system
  • Yaw System
  • Cooling System
  • Lubrication System
  • Theoretical test
Duration

16 hours, including breaks and meals.

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Electrical

The content of the GWO Basic Technical Training Electrical module is:

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Electricity
  • Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Components
  • Sensors
  • Electrical circuits
  • Electrical Measuring Instruments
  • Theoretical test
Duration

12 hours, including breaks and meals.

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Hydraulic

The content of the GWO Basic Technical Training Hydraulic module is:

  • Introduction
  • Hydraulic introduction
  • Hydraulic Safety
  • Pumps
  • Actuators
  • Valves
  • Accumulators
  • Sensors
  • Pipes, hoses and connections
  • Oil and filters
  • Hydraulic Diagrams
  • Pressure measuring tools
  • Theoretical test
Duration

12 hours, including breaks and meals.

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