GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT)

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Description

GWO BASIC TECHNICAL TRAINING (BTT)

  • Mechanical Module – 2 Days
  • Electrical Module – 1.5 Day
  • Hydraulic Module – 1 Day

 

WHO IS THE COURSE SUITABLE FOR?

GWO Basic Technical Training Course is aimed at people who wish to enter both the onshore and offshore renewable energy sectors. It is an excellent entry point for people who have no previous experience in Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic systems.
It is also ideal for those who have some knowledge in these areas or have transferable skills and wish to upskill to work in the wind turbine industry.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) comprises of 3 modules, Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulics. The BTT is an entry level course that enables delegates to perform basic technical tasks in a wind turbine environment under the supervision of an experienced and qualified technician.
Please ensure you have a registered GWO WINDA I.D prior to attending the course, if you do not hold a WINDA I.D then please use the following address: https://winda.globalwindsafety.org/register/delegate/

 

At the end of the mechanical module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the main components, mechanical systems and the basic operation of wind turbines
  • Explain risks and hazards associated with mechanics
  • Understand the principles of bolted and welded connections and their inspection
  • Demonstrate practical skills to use manual tightening and measuring tools
  • Demonstrate the correct use of hydraulic torque and tensioning tools
  • Explain the principles of a gearbox
  • Explain the function of the brake systems and demonstrate how to inspect them
  • Explain the function of the yaw system and explain how to inspect it
  • Explain the function of the cooling system and demonstrate how to inspect it
  • Explain the function of the lubrication system and demonstrate how to inspect it

 

At the end of the electrical module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of electricity
  • Explain risks and hazards associated with electrical work
  • Explain the function and symbol of electrical components
  • Explain the function of different types of sensors
  • Explain and interpret a simple electrical diagram and demonstrate how to assembly it on a circuit
  • Demonstrate how to make correct and safe measurements

 

At the end of the hydraulic module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of hydraulics
  • Explain risks and hazards associated with hydraulic work
  • Explain the function of different types of pumps and demonstrate how to check start/stop pressure of a pump
  • Explain the function of different types of actuators
  • Explain the function of different types of valves
  • Explain the function of accumulators and demonstrate how to check and pre-charge them
  • Explain the function of different types of sensors
  • Identify the components which transfer the oil
  • Describe the handling of oil procedures
  • Identify and find different components on a hydraulic diagram
  • Demonstrate how to measure the hydraulic pressure accurately