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Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Technical Training (BTT)

If you're trade qualified, and have a passion for the renewable energy sector, and you have completed this course, you will be globally certified to work on a wind turbine as a technician.
SMB Campus, Building S
SMB Campus, Building S
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4 days
This 4-day BTT Training prepares participants for further company specific training by providing them with the necessary training to perform basic hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, bolt tightening and installation tasks. Considered as either a starting point for technicians new to the Wind Energy sector. This course also adds value to trade qualified Electricians and Mechanical fitters by relating their existing trade skills to the context of a Wind Turbine Technical role. Modules: Mechanical | Electrical | Hydraulic | Bolt Tightening
Wind Turbine Technician

Contact hours can vary depending on requirements, however typical contact hours for full-time study are around 25-30 hours comprising of on-campus classes, online learning and self-directed study.

Must hold a Post Trade qualification in Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: 406063



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This short course is designed to give student the knowledge and skills to carry out basic tasks as a wind turbine technician, you must hold a Post Trade qualification in Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical. Applicants of this course will be required to:
- Complete an application form,
- Complete a numeracy & literacy selection exercise,
- Attend an interview.
Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

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The commencement of all courses is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this course overview including the availability of courses and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any course, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

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Federation TAFE