Gwo Btt Standard Mechanical Module

About this course

Practical Content 60% Theoretical Content 40%

The ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy will be introducing this course in January 2021

The Basic Maintenance Training modules are targeted at delegates who have no previous experience of mechanical systems but may also be used to up skill delegates who have some Mechanical knowledge but not specifically wind turbines

The aim of this GWO BTT Standard Mechanical Module is to give the delegates the knowledge and skills to carry out basic tasks (supervised by an experienced technician)..


  • Explain the main components, mechanical systems and the basic operation of wind turbines..
  • Explain risks and hazards associated with mechanics.
  • Understand the principles of bolted and welded connections and their inspection.
  • Demonstrate practical skills to use manual tightening and measuring tools.
  • Demonstrate the correct use of hydraulic torque and tensioning tools.
  • Explain the principles of a gearbox.
  • Explain the function of the brake systems and demonstrate how to inspect them.
  • Explain the function of the yaw system and explain how to inspect it.
  • Explain the function of the cooling system and demonstrate how to inspect it.
  • Explain the function of the lubrication system and demonstrate how to inspect it.

GWO Certificate

SVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience
A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor

4/10, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.

Sorry, there are no dates scheduled for this course at the moment.

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Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Very informative, well presented

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Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

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Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

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Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

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Excellent Instructor, thank you!

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