Description of the course
Target group
GWO BTT Mechanical Module is primarily intended for future and/or existing Wind Turbine Technicians, who are going to deal with mechanical part of Wind Turbine Generators.
Objectives of the course
  • Main components, mechanical systems, operation of Wind Turbines
  • Risks and hazards associated with mechanics
  • Importance of appropriate isolation/locking techniques (e.g. Lock Out Tag Out)
  • Recognize bolts marking in the metric system
  • Principles of bolted and welded connections and their inspection types
  • Principles of gearbox
  • Function of brake systems
  • Function and inspection of yaw systems
  • Function of cooling systems
  • Function of lubrication systems

  • Manual tightening and measuring tools
  • Correct use of hydraulic torque wrenches and tension tools
  • Correct measurement and recognition of bolts threads
  • Correct use of indicators for alignments
  • Inspection of brake systems
  • Inspection of cooling systems
  • Inspection of lubrication systems

The GWO BTT Mechanical Module is approved by Global Wind Organisation (GWO).
Course contents
The GWO BTT Mechanical Module covers the following topics:
  • Mechanical Introduction
  • Mechanical Safety
  • The principles of bolted and welded connections
  • Use of manual tightening and measuring tools
  • Hydraulic Torque and Tension
  • Gearbox
  • Braking system
  • Yaw System
  • Cooling System
  • Lubrication System
Duration of the training course
2 working days.
The price is 400 EUR per person.

The price for 3 BTT modules (Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic) is 800 EUR.
Price for full 4 BTT modules (Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic and Installation) is 1650 EUR.
Certificate validity
Student feedback mark
Average student feedback mark for training course GWO BTT Mechanical (Riga): 4.75
GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) Mechanical course is yet another course intended for existing or potential Wind Turbine Technicians seeking proficiency in the mechanical aspects of a wind turbine generator. By the end of the two-day training, candidates will be proficient in the main components, mechanical systems, and operations of wind turbines. They will also be taught cooling and lubrication systems as well as manual tightening and measuring of tools and the use of devices like hydraulic torque wrenches and tension tools.
Entry standards
  • Trainees wishing to enter this course should be medically fit and capable of fully participating.
  • Participation in a course according to the GWO standards requires a special identification number for each participant. Each person must have this so-called “WINDA identification number (WINDA-ID)”.

Please register yourself or your employees with the Global Wind Organisation and provide us with your WINDA-ID or enter it directly when registering in our training portal.
Registering for your WINDA-ID is very simple and only requires you to enter your name.
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