GWO BLADE REPAIR TRAINING

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TARGET GROUP
Personnel who will be working in the wind industry specifically in relation to composite inspection and repair work. Personnel that perform job functions that have been risk assessed by their employer or their workplace duty holder as a function, where composite work training according to this standard may mitigate some of the identified hazards and risks.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
The aim of the GWO Blade Repair training module is to enable the participants to support and care for themselves and others working in the wind industry by possessing the necessary knowledge, skills and ability for blade repair.

After having successfully completed the GWO Blade Repair training the participants will be able to:
  • Take responsibility for working safely with applicable chemicals, while utilising the applicable personal protective equipment in a controlled manner throughout all phases of blade inspection and repair work (Ability, intermediate level);
  • Explain typical types of blade construction, materials and the importance of surface finish relating to aerodynamic performance and efficiency (Knowledge, intermediate level);
  • Distinguish between and work safely in a controlled manner with epoxy, polyester, polyurethane, vinyl ester, methacrylate, reinforcement materials and solvents related to composite inspection and repair work (Skills, intermediate level);
  • Prepare, operate and maintain the correct tools and equipment, be it electrical or mechanical (Skills, intermediate level);
  • Take responsibility for safely performing and documenting laminate, sandwich panel and surface layer repairs in accordance with a work instruction in glass fibre reinforced composite parts (Ability, intermediate level).

APPROVAL
Global Wind Organisation (GWO).

COURSE CONTENTS
  1. Introduction
  2. Safety Data Sheets
  3. Work Instruction
  4. Risk Assessment
  5. Secure an Area
  6. Dropped Objects
  7. Waste Segregation
  8. Ergonomics
  9. Lock Out Tag Out
  10. Personal Protective Equipment
  11. Masks and Filters
  12. Chemical Safety
  13. Composites and Blade Construction
  14. Materials
  15. Tools and Equipment
  16. Phase test
  17. Lamination Skills
  18. Basic Lamination
  19. Sandwich Panel
  20. Painting
  21. Blade Inspection
  22. Inspecting Lightning Protection System
  23. Sanding Skills
  24. Grinding Skills
  25. Surface Repairs
  26. Laminate Repairs
  27. Filling and Shaping
  28. Trailing Edge Repairs
  29. Leading Edge Repairs
  30. Sandwich Panel Repair
  31. Bond Line Repairs
  32. Summary and Final Test
  33. Training Review

ENTRY STANDARDS
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.
Register now

TRAINING APPROACHES AND EQUIPMENT
  • Theoretical tasks with presentations and visualizations;
  • Group workshops;
  • Case studies;
  • Practical exercises in workshops;
  • Practical exercises using real life equipment;
  • Professional instructors with industry experience.

COURSE LIMITATIONS
The course ratio are 6 participants on 1 instructor.

DURATION OF THE TRAINING COURSE
9 days

LOCATION
Riga, Latvia/
Klaipeda, Lithuania

CERTIFICATE VALIDITY

Unlimited