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  • 3 December 2013
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology, safety training provider to the Wind Energy sector, is now offering Government funded places on their RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited Work at Height and Rescue safety course to individuals working or living in Wales. Selected earlier this year to deliver the Working at Height in the Energy Sector training for […]

  • 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 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd this week announced the training of its first trainees at the flagship CATCH facility near Immingham, North Lincolnshire. Based in a wind energy hot spot, both onshore and offshore, candidates have travelled from all over the UK to this world class facility to gain RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) certification to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Work at height specialist heightec opened its latest Height Safety Centre in Leeds. This new facility has been purpose designed to meet increasing demand for specialist training in height safety rescue and across the East of England. The Leeds centre will focus on the delivery of training for the onshore and offshore renewable sector, offering […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Training & Education

    In 2012, Maersk Training Newcastle was given an overwhelming thumbs-up to run its basic safety training course after an independent auditor from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) visited Maersk’s state-of-the-art training facilities in North Shields. Maersk Training Newcastle became the UK’s first – and one of only a handful around the world – to be given […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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% […]

  • 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. […]

  • 11 July 2016

    Following the release of the Basic Maintenance Training (BMT) Standard by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) on 4 July 2016, DNV GL has approved Maersk Training in Esbjerg as the first organisation to conduct all three modules in the new standard. The Basic Maintenance Training standard contains three modules: Hydraulics Training Mechanical Training Electrical Training […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd has announced a joint venture with HCF CATCH (Centre for the Assessment of Technical Competence) this week. The RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited training provider, Safety Technology, will be working closely with Grimsby based HCF CATCH, to offer industry required safety training to Wind Energy companies in the Humber region. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 22 November 2019
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training has established a partnership with the UK’s East Coast College to provide training courses for offshore renewable energy. The training courses will be held at East Coast College’s Energy Skills Centre in Lowestoft and Offshore Wind Skills Centre in Great Yarmouth. The GBP 11.4 million Energy Skills Centre, home to the East Coast […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Vessels

    Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor.

  • 25 November 2012
    Training & Education

    As thousands of soldiers gear up to face redundancy in the New Year, one former serviceman is celebrating after scooping a job in the rapidly growing wind sector. Jamie Isbister, 41, from North Shields has become a wind instructor at Maersk Training Newcastle, training people who want a new career in the wind industry or […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The “COAST” (Customized Offshore Awareness and Safety Training) training course from Deutsche WindGuard Offshore GmbH, Bremerhaven has been certified by GL Renewables Certification (GL RC), according to the GL RC standard. In addition, it demonstrates that the course fulfils the requirements of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). The training course includes first aid, manual handling, […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    CWind, part of the Global Marine Group, has established a joint venture with International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC), a Taiwan-based survey and crew transfer vessel service provider.

  • 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) […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Complete Site Safety has moved to its new state of the art health and safety training facility, conveniently located in Liverpool City Centre. The new facility is equipped with a diverse range of environments, each designed to give experience of working in real-world situations. The extensive range of courses provided covers essential health and safety […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]