GWO Blade Repair Training

This two-week GWO Blade Repair training will equip you with the skills to get started in the industry. This Blade Repair Couse is facilitated by active blade repair technicians, supervisors and engineers, each with more than a decade’s experience in the industry.

GWO Blade Repair Training from Altitec Academy also includes ActSafe Ascender end-user training, covering safe work practices for battery and petrol-powered ascender systems, and demonstrating the latest rope access methods for wind turbine inspection. This is usually done on the Saturday of the 1st week of training and is subject to availability of a Skylotec certified ActSafe trainer.

The GWO blade repair training course is an entry-level course. Delegates are not expected to perform repairs on major structural elements of blades like spars, spar caps and carbon fibre.

Course instruction will cover:

  1. GWO blade repair training
    • 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
  2. ActSafe End-User Training Course

The key topics addressed in this course include:

  1. Composites and Blade Construction
  2. Health and Safety
  3. Materials, tools and equipment
  4. Basic Lamination
  5. Blade inspection
  6. Lighting Protection system
  7. Grinding and sanding skills

Laminate repairs and filling

This Blade Repair Course will provide the foundation of skills essential for delivering high-quality repair work in a safe environment. At the end of this course, you will be able to work safely with composite materials while conducting inspection and basic blade repair procedures. You will also be able to support an overall improvement of the safety of personnel working on composite repair work and blade inspection in the wind industry.

Newhaven
English

GWO Blade Repair Training

10
DAYS

09/09/2024 - 20/09/2024

07/10/2024 - 18/10/2024

21/10/2024 - 01/11/2024

04/11/2024 - 15/11/2024

18/11/2024 - 29/11/2024

09/12/2024 - 20/12/2024

Cape Town
English

GWO Blade Repair Training

10
DAYS

08/07/2024 - 19/07/2024

12/08/2024 - 23/08/2024

09/09/2024 - 20/09/2024

14/10/2024 - 25/10/2024

11/11/2024 - 22/11/2024

Ballarat
English

GWO Blade Repair Training

10
DAYS

24/06/2024 - 05/07/2024 - Fully booked

08/07/2024 - 19/07/2024

12/08/2024 - 23/08/2024

09/09/2024 - 20/09/2024

23/09/2024 - 04/10/2024

07/10/2024 - 18/10/2024

28/10/2024 - 08/11/2024

11/11/2024 - 22/11/2024

02/12/2024 - 13/12/2024

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