The BTT Installation Module will provide technicians with an understanding and awareness of the associated health and safety issues when working on the installation phase of a project.
A new module of the Basic Technical Training Standard, for installation work, was piloted this week at European Wind Academy in Poland.
The BTT Installation Module is designed to provide technicians with an understanding and awareness of the associated health and safety issues when working on the installation phase of a project.
For example, delegates will develop their knowledge of how to store and handle equipment, avoid dropped object incidents and work safely during lifting operations as well as usage of power/hydraulic tools while being supervised by an experienced technician.
“GWO will develop the standard to ensure transparency and a global alignment ensuring both employers and end clients are able to understand the experience and competency of technicians undertaking work for them,” said Haben Zekarias, Project Manager responsible for the module’s development.
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.
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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.
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