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GWO BR Blade repair

Target audience:

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry specifically in relation to composite inspection and repair work. Personnel that perform job functions that have been risk assessed by their employer or their workplace duty holder as a function, where composite work training according to this standard may mitigate some of the identified hazards and risks.

The aim of the course:

The aim of the GWO blade repair training module is to enable the delegate to support and care for themselves and others working in the wind industry by possessing the knowledge, skills and attitude of composite inspection and blade repair.

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.

Course content:

  • General safety – safety data sheet (SDS), work instruction, risk assessment, waste segregation, ergonomic etc.
  • Personal Protective Equipment – PPE, masks and filters
  • Chemical safety
  • Composites and blade construction
  • Materials, tools and equipment
  • Basic lamination, sandwich panel, painting
  • Blade inspection
  • Lightning protection system inspection
  • Grinding skills, sanding and laminate repairs
  • Filling, surface repairs
  • Trailing and leading edge repairs
  • Sandwich panel repairs
  • Bond line repairs