The GWO Slinger Signaller standard working group is making progress
The GWO Slinger Signaller Working Group met at Equinor in Great Yarmouth during January to continue progress with the new training standard.
A GWO risk assessment for slinger signaling has been completed to produce a set of learning objectives, which in turn will be analyzed using a difficulty/importance/frequency (DIF) tool.
The group is on schedule and a number of key points were approved at the UK meeting as follows
The working group is now focusing on ensuring that as much as possible of the training will be practical exercises in order to support an optimum learning retention rate
The next Working Group meeting will be in Copenhagen on 11th March
Dominion Energy, a Fortune 500 utility company based in Richmond, Virginia, has today joined as leading member of Global Wind Organisation.
Recent changes in the GWO Requirements for Certification Bodies (Version 11) and its introduction of the multi-site certification scheme have required changes within GWO’s Auditor Qualification Training (AQT)
GWO is today (6 December 2022), updating its advice with reference to an item in the equipment lists contained in some standard annexes. This specifically relates to GWO standards with the following codes: ART, ART-R, BST, BSTR, BSTR-P, Lift and WLA
Over 100 community colleges teach wind turbine technician programs in North America. One GWO training provider, Safety Technology (STL) USA is moving quickly to offer a new pathway into work for college students.
EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) is the latest addition to the growing list of GWO training providers in the US market.