GWO training providers opened 21 new locations between July and September 2018.
GWO training providers continue to open new sites at an impressive rate, with 21 new locations created between July and September 2018.
The numbers show an increasing trend, following 38 sites already opening during the first half of 2018.
Ten of the sites opened outside Europe, with three in the United States, one in Canada and three in Central and South America (Mexico, Brasil, Chile). Added to three new sites in Asia (China, Thailand and Japan), this is the first time growth beyond the European Union has been matched in this way.
The GWO 2019 work plan includes several new and enhanced training standards. All are the result of close collaboration between 16 globally leading wind energy companies who are the industry's largest employers.
Analysis shows up to an 80% commonality between GWO members' existing blade repair training programmes in terms of basic safety and skills.
Global Wind Organisation is looking for a new team member to join our Secretariat in Copenhagen as Training Project Manager. If you are ready to take the next step and contribute your experience of project management in training development, apply before 14th December 2018.
From April 2019, certification bodies must document one of three ways their auditors are qualified to certify a GWO training site or course.
The Enhanced First Aid (EFA) and Advanced Rescue Training (ART) standards have been created by broad-based working groups comprising GWO member companies and training providers.