Blade Repair
Starter Package

Blade Repair Starter Package London

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Altitec Academy, London, UK See on map


#Starter Package, #ActSafe Training, #GWO Blade Repair

Date and time

Fri, 01 Jan 2021, 08:30 TO Fri, 31 Dec 2021, 17:00 BST

3,799 GBP
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You dream with the idea of working in the renewable energy industry but are intimidated by the investment or lack of information about starting a well-paid career? We don't blamde you! Becoming a rotor blade technician might be your next challenge.

Altitec & MCL-UK have teamed up to provide GWO Blade Repair, GWO Full Suite and Refresher BST Modules and IRATA Rope Access (all levels) training. These packages will allow delegates to gain essential safety and technical skills, opening the door to further on-site training or direct employment with leading global blade repair firms, including Altitec.

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What's included in the package?

GWO Blade Repair Training by Altitec Academy
(10 days)

20.01 – 31.01.2020
20.02 – 06.03.2020
20.04 – 01.05.2020
18.05 – 29.05.2020
08.06 – 19.06.2020
20.07 – 31.07.2020
17.08 – 28.08.2020
14.09 – 25.09.2020
12.10 – 30.10.2020
09.11 – 20.11.2020
07.12 – 18.12.2020

GWO Basic Safety Training 5 modules by MCL-UK
(6 Days)

26.04 – 30.04.2020
03.05 – 07.05.2020
10.05 – 14.05.2020
17.05 – 21.05.2020
24.05 – 28.05.2020
31.05 – 04.06.2020
07.06 – 11.06.2020
14.06 – 18.06.2020
21.06 – 25.06.2020
28.06 – 02.07.2020
05.07 – 09.07.2020
12.07 – 16.07.2020
19.07 – 23.07.2020
26.07 – 30.07.2020

IRATA rope access level 1, 2 or 3 course by MCL-UK
(5 days)

04.05 – 08.05.2020
11.05 – 15.05.2020
18.05 – 22.05.2020
01.06 – 05.06.2020
08.06 – 12.06.2020
15.06 – 19.06.2020
06.07 – 10.07.2020
13.07 – 17.07.2020
20.07 – 24.07.2020
07.09 – 11.09.2020
14.09 – 18.09.2020

ActSafe Ascenders Training by Altitec Academy
(½ day)

Actsafe Ascender end-user training is free within all GWO BR trainings. 

  • Possibilities and limitation when using ActSafe Ascenders. 
  • Pre-use inspections on the ascenders and ancillary equipment.
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Composites and blade construction

Health and safety

Chemical safety

Materials, tools and equipment

Basic lamination

Blade inspection

Lighting protection system

Grinding and sanding skills

Laminate repairs and filling

Surface repairs

Trailing and leading edge repairs

Sandwich and bond line repairs

GWO Blade Repair Training by Altitec Academy

GWO blade repair course delegates are able to perform and document blade inspection. Repair work in accordance with work instruction within the following dimensions:

  • Trailing edge repairs up to 1.5m

  • Leading edge repairs up to 1.5m

  • Laminate repairs down to core material

  • Core material replacement up to 200cm²

  • Surface repair to paint and gelcoat

Course delegates will have a foundation of skills to complete repairs to damage on the blade surface, trailing edge, leading edge, sandwich panel and bond line.

The GWO blade repair training course is intended as an entry level course and therefore the delegate will not be expected to perform repairs in major structural elements of blades like spars, spar caps and carbon fibre.

GWO Basic Safety Training modules by MCL - UK

The GWO Basic Safety Training is divided into the following five Modules:

  • First Aid module aims to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ WTG environment, in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training.

  • Manual Handling module aims to encourage positive Manual Handling behaviour and train delegates ability to perform Manual Handling tasks in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment.

  • Fire Awareness aim of this course is to give the delegates the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training.

  • Working at Heights module shall give the participants the necessary basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to use basic PPE and perform safe work at heights and safe and comprehensive basic rescue from heights in a remote wind turbine environment in accordance with BST Module Working at Heights.

  • Sea Survival course aims course are, by theoretical and practical training to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.

IRATA Rope Access Training by MCL - UK

This training is for any individual wishing to enter the rope access industry. A level 1 rope access technician shall be capable of performing a limited range of rope access tasks required by his or her employers, under the supervision of IRATA level 3 rope access technicians.

A level 2 rope access technician shall be capable of rigging working ropes, undertake rescues and performing rope access tasks (under the supervision of an IRATA level 3 rope access technician). He/she should have some knowledge of legislation, safety requirements and quality assurance procedures relating to rope access.

A level 3 rope access technician shall be capable of site supervision for rope access work projects.

  • Be conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation.

  • Be able to demonstrate all the skill and knowledge of levels 1 and 2.

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques and hold an appropriate current first aid certificate

  • Be able to show that suitable emergency first aid training has been undertaken

  • Shall have knowledge of the IRATA certification Scheme, the IRATA TACS and be familiar with the contents of the IRATA ICOP.



Altitec Academy & MCL-UK training venues

MCL-UK’s highly qualified and experienced team have worked in many sectors and demonstrate their knowledgeable, professionalism and competency when delivering our training courses. Our training facility is resourced with an excellent range of equipment within dedicated training areas to accommodate all our courses. MCL-UK are based in London, a stone’s throw away from Altitec’s training facility.

All personnel participating in IRATA, GWO Basic Safety and GWO Blade Reapir Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating and aged 18+. Candidate must be WINDA registered. Further information is available in our participant joining instructions. 

Cancellation policicy: 7 days prior the start of training.

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Blade Repair Starter Package London

Fri, 01 Jan 2021, 08:30 - Fri, 31 Dec 2021, 17:00 BST

Fri, 01 Jan 2021, 08:30

Fri, 31 Dec 2021, 17:00 BST