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  • 8 May 2018
    Training & Education

    The Global Wind Organisation (GWO) certified training providers are expanding their operations and investing in new sites around the world, with North America expected to be among the fastest growing global regions as its offshore market sets sail.

  • 13 January 2013

    Safety Technology Ltd announced they have been awarded GWO accreditation for a multitude of safety courses for working on wind farms worldwide. The first in the UK to be audited by industry standard setters RenewableUK for the following modules of the GWO Basic Safety Training; Work at Height, Manual Handling and First Aid. Safety Technology […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Training & Education

    After the successful conclusion of the certification process in June 2014, OffTEC has now fulfilled all the requirements for the Basic Safety Training Standards set by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). Bureau Veritas has accredited OffTEC as a provider of GWO safety training courses in first aid, manual handling, fire awareness, working at heights and […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training has initiated five new Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR) courses. The new courses cover Manual Handling, First Aid, Fire Awareness, Work at Height and Sea Survival and are obligatory for all GWO trained personnel who wish to continue working in the Wind industry after their initial certification has expired. […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The stage is set for North East England to become a global leader in wind turbine training after Maersk Training Newcastle becomes the UK’s first – and one of only a handful around the world – to be given the go ahead to run courses approved by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). Maersk Training Newcastle […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    An estimated 5-10% of the global workforce in wind energy is trained to GWO standards, according to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). At the end of 2018, 74,432 persons, which represents a 65% increase, held a valid certificate for the training, the non-profit reported. In addition, 68 new GWO certified training sites were added last year, a 31% […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Training & Education

    With a new certification from Lloyd’s, Avanti Wind Systems now meets the demands from the Global Wind Organisation to train and educate operators to work in wind turbines and other workplaces in similar heights. Both the training personnel and the facilities at Avanti Wind Systems headquarters in Hillerød, Denmark, are now certificated in compliance with […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Training & Education

    ARCH announced that it has extended their range of Global Wind Organisation (GWO) approved safety training courses. ARCH is now approved to deliver GWO Manual Handling, GWO Fire Awareness and GWO First Aid. This training will complement its GWO and RenewableUK Working at Height and Rescue – Wind Turbines training provision and ensure that companies […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Maersk Training will be expanding its Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training locations and making the courses available at its centre in Aberdeen. GWO training is one of the industry requirements for anyone wishing to work in the growing renewables sector and Maersk Training is now the only provider to offer all five compulsory modules in […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Training & Education

    Prontoport, a provider of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Support Services to the Renewable and Oil & Gas sectors has added RUK/GWO Training to its portfolio. The company is now a fully accredited and approved training provider for RUK/GWO wind turbine technician training courses and has recently invested heavily into its very own training academy centre of excellence, where it is offering both […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Siemens Energy has been granted certification by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) for its training facilities in Denmark, Germany, the UK, and the U.S. The international industry certificate, granted earlier this year, empowers Siemens to educate and train wind energy workers according to the highest industry standards for basic safety training. Acting as chairman of […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Training & Education

    Since 17 February 2015 Falck Safety Services is offering wind safety training according to the Siemens Wind training specifications by becoming a Siemens preferred training centre. To achieve the acknowledgement by Siemens, Falck Safety Services invested in equipment and instructors. There is a new range of Siemens specific training equipment and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The offshore wind industry will need 77,000 GWO-trained on-site workers to deliver forecast installations in six key emerging markets for offshore wind between 2020-2024, a new report has found. Published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Global Wind Organisation (GWO), Powering the Future: Global Offshore Wind Workforce Outlook 2020-2024 provides a qualitative analysis […]

  • 3 December 2013

    Global Wind Organisation (GWO) has chosen Denmark and the Danish Wind Industry Association as home for their new coming global secretariat. From Denmark the organisation will work for better, safer and more homogenised training standards in the global wind industry. Safety is the number one priority for the companies in the global wind industry and […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Avanti Wind Systems has achieved training certifications from Lloyd’s that meet the demands from the international Global Wind Organization. That means that Avanti Wind Systems now also offers complete certified safety training for technicians, who work in the turbines onshore and offshore and can be done in Avanti’s own training tower, if the customer wants […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Falck Nutec Teesside is celebrating after becoming the world’s only industrial training facility to hold approval to deliver all five Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training modules as well as both of the Renewable UK wind industry specific training courses. The landmark has been reached after Falck Nutec achieved approval to deliver the GWO Basic Safety […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Training & Education

    AIS Training and Arcon have signed an agreement to develop an offshore wind training center in Maryland, the U.S. The new center will be purpose-built at Arcon’s existing welding training school site in Salisbury to train offshore wind workers in essential skills such as working at height, manual handling, fire awareness, first fid and sea […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Training & Education

    NWFTC (National Wind Farm Training Centres) have just achieved accreditation to run training courses that meet the GWO (Global Wind Organisation) standard. The first for a UK owned and based company. NWFTC were inspected recently by independent auditor Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and after a glowing recommendation were granted GWO Certification for both the state-of-the-art […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Training & Education

    Survivex has invested more than GBP 100,000 in new facilities and equipment to align its training centre in Aberdeen to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards, and will start with the first GWO courses on 6 July. The company, focused mostly on offshore training in the oil & gas sector until now, said that with […]

  • 18 April 2013

    With the 31st March 2013 the transition period for the introduction of new safety and training criteria of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) expired . All the GWO mandatory standard companies therefore train their employees in accordance with these requirements and criteria 1st April 2013. For many of these companies the Allcon GmbH has been […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Maersk Training has entered into a cooperation to establish a specialist wind energy program within the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) in Taiwan. The new center is expected to come online in July 2020 and will train technicians for the local wind turbine industry. According to Maersk Training, ensuring that the MIRDC set-up attains the […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Last week leading safety training provider Safety Technology Ltd formally announced an alliance with Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) to deliver safety training to the Irish Wind Energy sector. Based in South Wales, Safety Technology has a long history in delivering RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited safety training to individuals working on wind […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Technology, Training & Education

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched Safety’N’Mind digital training app developed to streamline safety refresher training courses for offshore wind turbine technicians. Basic Safety Training, as governed by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO), is required of all turbine technicians. And that training needs to be refreshed every other year, which traditionally takes three full days. […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Training & Education

    Avanti Wind System announce that 4 of its existing trainers have now been accredited for The Global Wind Industry Standard (GWO) of Manual Handling, First Aid, Working at Heights and Fire Awareness by Lloyds. The company is now accredited to execute the following GWO best safety trainings: 4 hour Manual Handling 4 hour Fire Awareness […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Leading safety training provider Safety Technology has announced this week that they are now fully accredited to deliver Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Safety Training from the OffTEC training facility in Enge-Sande, Germany. Already offering RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training from their locations across the UK, Ireland and the USA, Safety Technology has […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Last week saw Irish Minister, Simon Coveney, visit Letterkenny Institute of Technology’s (LYIT) Killybegs Campus, to mark the dramatic developments in Wind Energy safety training by the college and their training partners Safety Technology Ltd. During the visit Coveney, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, recognised the public private partnership that had been […]