Blade Repair Career Changer

Blade Repair Career Changer London

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Altitec Academy, London, UK See on map


#ActSafe Training, #Career Changer

Date and time

Sat, 01 Jan 2022, 08:30 TO Sat, 31 Dec 2022, 17:00 BST

2,999 GBP
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Maybe you have worked as a rope access technician for years and are now thinking about taking your career in a lucrative new direction. Becoming a rotor blade technician might be your next challenge.
Altitec & MCL-UK have teamed up to provide GWO Blade Repair, GWO Full Suite and Refresher BST Modules and IRATA Rope Access (all levels) training. These packages will allow delegates to gain essential safety and technical skills, opening the door to further on-site training or direct employment with leading global blade repair firms, including Altitec.

Purchase your package and get in touch with us to get the best next available dates. Or speak to us first!

What's included in the package?

GWO Blade Repair Training
(10 days)


GWO Basic Safety Training 5 modules
(5 Days)

ActSafe Ascenders Training
(½ day)


Composites and blade construction

Health and safety

Chemical safety

Materials, tools and equipment

Basic lamination

Blade inspection

Lighting protection system

Grinding and sanding skills

Laminate repairs and filling

Surface repairs

Trailing and leading edge repairs

Sandwich and bond line repairs

GWO Blade Repair Training by Altitec Academy

GWO blade repair course delegates are able to perform and document blade inspection. Repair work in accordance with work instruction within the following dimensions:

  • Trailing edge repairs up to 1.5m

  • Leading edge repairs up to 1.5m

  • Laminate repairs down to core material

  • Core material replacement up to 200cm²

  • Surface repair to paint and gelcoat

Course delegates will have a foundation of skills to complete repairs to damage on the blade surface, trailing edge, leading edge, sandwich panel and bond line.

The GWO blade repair training course is intended as an entry level course and therefore the delegate will not be expected to perform repairs in major structural elements of blades like spars, spar caps and carbon fibre.

GWO Basic Safety Training modules by MCL - UK

The GWO Basic Safety Training is divided into the following five Modules:

  • First Aid module aims to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ WTG environment, in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training.

  • Manual Handling module aims to encourage positive Manual Handling behaviour and train delegates ability to perform Manual Handling tasks in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment.

  • Fire Awareness aim of this course is to give the delegates the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training.

  • Working at Heights module shall give the participants the necessary basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to use basic PPE and perform safe work at heights and safe and comprehensive basic rescue from heights in a remote wind turbine environment in accordance with BST Module Working at Heights.

  • Sea Survival course aims course are, by theoretical and practical training to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.



Delegate prerequisites & Training venues

All personnel participating in IRATA, GWO Basic Safety and GWO Blade Reapir Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating and aged 18+. Candidate must be WINDA registered. Further information is available in our participant joining instructions.

Altitec and MCL-UK training venues are within 20 minutes to one another. Availble dates for 2020 are detailed in the description of each course, choose your best combination of dates and contact us once you have booked your package. When booking accommodation, we can provide information of where is best to stay. Training venues are easily accessible by car, bus or train. Parking is available at both locations.

Cancellation policicy: 7 days prior the start of training.

Training venue



Blade Repair Career Changer London

Sat, 01 Jan 2022, 08:30 - Sat, 31 Dec 2022, 17:00 BST

Sat, 01 Jan 2022, 08:30

Sat, 31 Dec 2022, 17:00 BST