Old versions of GWO standards are available for three months, but our survey discovered 30% of training providers could be waiting up to 12 weeks to implement the new version.
GWO training standards are constantly updated. Our working groups ensure their course curricula and learning objectives reflect real risks faced by technicians in the wind energy workplace.
This is why GWO Certified Training Providers are encouraged to always use the latest version of a standard as early as possible after launch.
After the launch of versions 5 and 12 of the BTT and BST, on April 1 2019, GWO held a webinar explaining the changes. Afterwards, we surveyed participants to find out:
1) How quickly they planned to implement the new version:
2) Do they agree with the new changes?
Always use the latest version of a GWO standard.
GWO training increased substantially in North America and Asia during the third quarter of 2019
Jakob Lau Holst, CEO of GWO, congratulated SHANGHAI ELECTRIC on their new offshore training site at a special ceremony during China Wind Power 2019.
Data-driven decision making will increasingly drive training standardisation in wind. Jose Jimenez, Governance and Risk Manager at Global Wind Organisation explains the role GWO’s Risk Register will have in moving the industry forward.
GWO is beginning its review process of training provider and certification body rules, beginning with a questionnaire for stakeholders.
North America’s leading wind energy employers came together for two and a half days of work at the GE Renewables Learning Center in Niskayuna, NY.