GWO has developed a merit process that enables companies to assess existing qualifications and training among staff and merit those that fulfill the criteria to an equivalent GWO training record in WINDA.
The merit process is intended for use by new GWO members and other companies who wish to migrate to future use of GWO Safety Training Standards and to the GWO database WINDA for verification, and wish to establish recognition for previous non-certified safety training of their personnel.
The merit process will enable companies to recognize the safety competences compliant to the GWO Safety Training Standards for a population of technicians that need a merit record of training to perform their duties, and where these technicians have their competences from other wind industry relevant training than GWO Standard Training.
The merit process includes a formal application, gap analysis and documentation as described in the Criteria for Merit Assessor and a subsequent video audit.
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.
GWO training providers opened 21 new locations between July and September 2018.