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GWO Basic Technical Training



Course format On-site
Date 2023-07-25 - 2023-07-28
Duration 4 days
Cost 1560 EUR

GWO Basic Technical Training


This BTT Training shall enable Delegates to be able to perform basic hydraulic, mechanical
and electrical tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician.
This course will not make the Delegate a trained person who is allowed to perform hydraulic,
mechanical or electrical work without supervision.

Target Group

The Basic Technical Training modules are targeted at candidates who have no previous
experience of hydraulic, mechanical or electrical systems but may also be used to up skill
candidates who have some knowledge but not of their application in wind turbines.
Upon completion of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Technical Training (BTT)
Delegates will possess an awareness of the hazards encountered when working on hydraulic,
mechanical and electrical systems and how to control and mitigate these hazards, preparing
candidates for working both on and off shore in the wind power industry.


All personnel participating in Basic Technical Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully
Furthermore, Delegates shall have created a personal Delegate profile in WINDA and provide
their own WINDA ID prior to completing the BTT training.
There are no prerequisites for this module but some sort of practical mechanical or electrical
maintenance background would be useful.
Furthermore, personnel in the wind service industry must be able to read and write to a
sufficient standard to be able to carry out instructions and complete the required
documentation. It is an advantage if Delegates are able to read, speak and write English.


At least 70% of the questions in the written test must be answered correctly in order to pass
the test.

Course Contents

The GWO BTT modules can be taken independently and in any order you wish.
This Basic Safety Technical Training contents all 3 stand alone courses combined into 1:
BTT Mechanical
BTT Electrical
BTT Hydraulic


ISCED Categories

Offshore and renewable energy
Machinery and operators
Near- and offshore constructions