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Rotor Blade Awareness & Basics (RUK) (Module 1)

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Altitec Ltd

4 Datapoint Business Centre

South Crescent


E16 4TL

United Kingdom

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Interested in a well-paid career in the renewable energy industry?

Looking for something better than a 9-to-5 in the office?

Wind turbine rotor blade technicians have never been in higher demand. In Module 1 you will develop the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to inspect and repair damaged and worn turbine blades – essential for anyone interested in wind turbine maintenance.

This first module with the Altitec Academy is accredited by RenewableUK and provides participants with a recognised qualification for blade inspection and repair, setting them on the path to a rewarding career in the renewable energy industry.

What’s covered in Module 1 of wind turbine rotor blade tech course?

This preliminary, 5-day course combines classroom-based learning with practical, hands-on training. Topics include:

  • Wind turbine construction
  • Rotor blade inspection
  • Rotor blade surface repairs
  • Classifying and reporting damage
  • Health and safety regulations

The schedule of an average day might run as follows:

09.00 – 09.15: Arrival and introduction to day’s learning objectives

09.15 – 10.45: Classroom learning: rotor blade inspection

10.45 – 11.00: Break

11.00 – 12.30: Classroom learning: safety during inspection

12.30 – 13.30: Lunch

13.30 – 15.00: Applying the ideas: inspecting a rotor blade

15.00 – 15.15: Break

15.15 – 16.45: Applying the ideas: inspection safety

16.45 – 17.00: Recap and questions

Who’s the rotor blade training for?

Module 1 is recommended for, but not limited to:

  • Rope Access Technicians, working in any industry (construction rigging, building maintenance etc.), who may be looking to enter a new field
  • Engineers interested in rotor blade maintenance techniques and working at height
  • Those interested in jobs in the renewable energy industry
  • Wind industry service & maintenance teams

No previous formal training or technical skills are required. All relevant information will be provided through easy-to-follow presentations. The course is not dependent on a specific access method, but you will need to be confident working at heights.

Who’s teaching?

All sessions are delivered by our team of expert lead blade technicians and engineers. With a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in blade inspection and repair, both on- and offshore, in 10 different countries, they offer a wealth of experience and insight to participants.

What’s covered in the course cost?

All course materials and certification are included, as are refreshments. However, participants will need to cover their own accommodation costs.

Altitec are happy to recommend options for accommodation.

Student testimonials

Altitec’s courses were the first step into a career as a blade technician, and the opportunity to work in an exciting and developing industry.” - Adam, Turbine Rotor Blade Technician

The instructor put me through my blade repair course with Altitec. He's laidback but very knowledgeable, informative and patient. Hopefully cross paths soon in the future!” -
Mark, IRATA level 2, GWO

I completed a 2 week composite blade repair course. Very knowledgeable and easy-going trainer. His multilingual skills ensured that all pupils attending the course could follow.” - Allyn, IRATA level 2, Full GWO

If you have any questions, please email us at academy@altitec.co.uk or call 0207 474 5034.

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E16 4TL

United Kingdom

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