The practical courses are designed to ensure the future
workforce are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work
on both on-shore and off-shore wind farms. They are validated by
German based training institute BZEE (the pioneer of wind energy
training) and the Global Wind Organisation (GWO).
The Level 2 qualification is designed for those with no previous
engineering background who wish to pursue a career in the wind
energy sector. There are also two Level 3 courses aimed at trained
electrical or mechanical engineers looking for career change into
wind energy, or engineers working in the wind energy sector who
would like to upgrade their skills and qualifications.
You'll study from a centre at the Port of Blyth.The training
facilities at the port include a state-of-the-art 27m high climbing
tower for specific 'working at height' training and purpose built
workshops housing two large dismantled turbines (Nacelles) for
training student technicians in how to service and maintain the
Sea survival techniques, with simulated boat transfer, training
is provided alongside the course together with First Aid and
RTITB/NPORS lifting and slinging training.
Fully qualified people can expect a starting salary of around
£24,000 as a wind turbine engineer.
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On-Shore or Off-Shore Wind Turbine Technician