GWO is beginning its review process of training provider and certification body rules, beginning with a questionnaire for stakeholders.
Stakeholders can now support the review of GWO's certification body and training provider criteria by completing our questionnaire.
With updated versions of the criteria due in April 2019, we need your feedback to help our working groups identify aspects that should be enhanced or improved.
Please choose one of the following links to begin:
Responses to the questionnaires will be compiled and fed into the criteria review process for consideration by the GWO Audit & Compliance Committee.
The Safety & Training Forum 2023 was GWO’s first event in the United States.151 Training Providers, Certification Bodies, Auditors, vendors, and Industry associations gathered to discuss safety training in the industry. The Forum aimed to increase engagement with North America’s Network and bring the different stakeholders to the table in a conversation about the roles standards play in the workforce challenge.
New member Skyborn will bring its international expertise to GWO, as they work together to strive for an injury free work environment in the offshore wind industry.
The latest GWO North American Market Briefing forecasts high growth of the wind industry and the associated need for more standardised training.
The MOU, signed at the Global Offshore Wind Summit, emphasizes GWO's role in developing entry-level skills. This collaboration aims to reshape workforce development, addressing Japan's labor challenges and carbon neutrality goals. A pivotal move for the growth of Japan's wind industry, especially in offshore projects.
Workforce safety and training were the subject of GWO's Wind Workforce Masterclass in Busan, South Korea, where over 100 delegates witnessed strong support for international standards.