Gwo Basic Technical Training (btt) Combined

About this course

Practical Content 60% Theoretical Content 40%

Target Audience:

Delegates who want to gain a greater understanding on the fundamentals of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic engineering in relation to the renewable energy sector, in particular wind turbines.

Key Learning Outcomes:

• GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) is an entry level course that enables delegates to perform basic mechanical, electrical and hydraulic tasks in a wind turbine environment under the supervision of an experienced technician.

 

Course Content:

Electrical
• Explain the basics of electricity
• Explain risks and hazards associated with electrical work
• Explain the function and symbol of electrical components
• Explain the function of different types of sensors
• Explain and interpret a simple electrical diagram and demonstrate how to assembly it on a circuit
• Demonstrate how to make correct and safe measurements


Mechanical
• 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

Hydraulics
• Explain the basics of hydraulics
• Explain risks and hazards associated with hydraulic work
• Explain the function of different types of pumps and demonstrate how to check start/ stop pressure of a pump
• Explain the function of different types of actuators
• Explain the function of different types of valves
• Explain the function of accumulators and demonstrate how to check and pre-charge them
• Explain the function of different types of sensors
• Identify the components which transfer the oil
• Describe the handling of oil procedures
• Identify and find different components on a hydraulic diagram
• Demonstrate how to measure the hydraulic pressure accurately

Assessment:

Each delegate will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper and practical exercises to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

Certification:

GWO Certificate

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience:

• SVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
• GWO Certified in BTT

Min/Max Delegates:

4/10

Special Requirements:

Be WINDA registered before arriving for the course
Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Notes to Customers:

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.

 

 


Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

The changes to this course very welcome. Ian has time to explain best practice and even corrected a few bad habits he noticed. Very happy this is probably the best course associated with my job.

Gavin Kennedy
Dolphin Drilling

The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.

Mark Johnston
MJ HVAC ltd

Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.

Jamie Wilson
KCA Deutag Drilling

Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.

Graham Morgan
Private Delegate

arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.

Tomasz Bak
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK

Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.

John James Penman
CNR International

Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec

Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

“Highly professional course, very helpful instructors who have delivered substantial relevant knowledge within the scope of all discussed issues/topics and were always there to answer any questions and clarify any uncertainties. I will definitely recommend this course and ASET Training Academy to all my friends and also will be very happy to refresh the course in five years time.

Piotr Kopec
Private Delegate

Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.

Gareth Weston
Dana Petroleum

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.

Tony Coyle
Harbour Energy

Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.

Connor Burnett
Stork Technical Services

A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.

Ryan Fiske
SHELL UK

Found this course very beneficial and I feel I will benefit from the knowledge gained from the instructor on this course in my workplace. Would definitely recommend to others.

William Hadden
Macduff Shellfish Ltd

A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.

Christopher Fitzpatrick
NIIT

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.

Ryan Maloney
RFL Electrical

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate


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