We recently caught up with Will Rowland, Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Repair and Maintenance Technician about his passion for rock climbing, his career before embarking on his journey as a Blade Tech and his experience at the London Altitec Academy.
We often get asked this question by our Academy course attendees and many of the people who are interested in training with us. It’s a valid and fair question. If you’re making an investment in specialist training, you want to
Turbine rotor blade technicians have a pretty awesome job. Footage of technicians at work usually shows them doing amazing things on the end of a rope, half-way up giant wind turbines in exotic and exciting landscapes. It’s a career to
In addition to the great views, historically one of the most attractive aspects of a career as a turbine rotor blade repair technician has been the seasonal nature of the work. For many, good earnings during spring and summer in
Turbine blade technician is one of the fastest growing job roles in Europe and North America. There is currently high demand for turbine blade technicians across Europe and North America, and, as the industry expands, demand for these roles is
An Industry Going Global Maybe you have worked as a rope access technician for years and are now thinking about taking your career in a lucrative new direction, or you are completely new to the industry, but are interested in
Technicians in demand The UK alone has over 7000 wind turbines onshore and offshore. Collectively these turbines have more than 21,000 blades. Each of these blades need to be inspected regularly by qualified turbine blade technicians to maintain their efficiency and