Global Wind Organisation (GWO) : Basic Technical Training

SCQF Level 6

The GWO BTT Course includes the following modules: Electrical, Mechanical & Hydraulic Modules

  • This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.
Global Wind Turbine

Course Content

The GWO BTT Course includes the following modules:

  • The Electrical Module
  • The Mechanical Module
  • The Hydraulics Module

On completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

Electrical

– Explain the basiscs 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
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Explain the main components, mechanical systems and the basic operation of wind turbines
– Explain risks and hazards associated with mechanics
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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
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Explain the function of the brake systems and demonstrate how to inspect them
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Explain the function of the yaw system and explain how to inspect it
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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 precharge 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

Entry Requirements

Attendees must be registered with WINDA prior to arriving for the course: https://winda.globalwindsafety.org/register/delegate/

Course Timetable

1 week
5 days

Assessments

Theory Exams

Course Provider Contact Details
SCQF Level 6