Working at Height and Rescue – Wind Turbines re-certification training course covers the basic safety and competence required for personnel working at height within a wind turbine. The course applies to both on-shore and off-shore activities. The one day course is intended for wind turbine personnel who are knowledgeable of climbing PPE, and using it regularly to climb wind turbines. If you are not climbing wind turbines regularly, it is recommended that you book onto the RUK/GWO Working at Height & Rescue – Wind Turbines training course. On completion of training, participants will renew their RenewableUK Working at Height – Wind Turbines / GWO Working at Heights certification. The training course is approved by RenewableUK and the Global Wind Organisation and fully meets the requirements of the RenewableUK Working at Height & Rescue – Wind Turbines training standard 2014 and the Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety Training Standards Working at Heights Module.

Course Syllabus

  • Legislation & wind turbine safety rules updates
  • Refresher pre-use inspection and fitting of equipment
  • Refresher climbing and safe work at height techniques
  • Basic rescue principles and techniques using a constant rate descender
  • Practical rescue techniques of self and colleague

Course Assessment

Practical and written

Certification

RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation certificate valid for 2 years from assessment date. ARCH photographic ID card issued.

Re-certification Training

Candidates undertaking refresher re-certification training for Renewable UK Working at Heights & Rescue – Wind Turbines and GWO Working at Heights must undertake training and re-assessment before the expiry date of their current RUK Working at Height & Rescue – Wind Turbines/GWO Working at Heights certificate. RUK Working at Height & Rescue – Wind Turbines/GWO Working at Heights re-certification training and re-assessment

Admission Requirements

Those attending should be medically and physically fit to carry out the practical part of the course and free from medical contra-indications that may prevent them from working safely at height (A list of conditions that could affect practical training and work at height is available on request). Course participants will be required to self-certify their medical and physical fitness before commencement of the course. Any persons weighing over 136KG should advise ARCH before booking on this course. Candidates must hold a valid and in date RUK Working at Height & Rescue – Wind Turbines / GWO Working at Height certificate to enrol for one day re-certification training. The certificate must be in date on the date of the re-certification course. If the certificate has expired by one day or more then candidates must complete a course.

Access Rescue Consulting at Height T/A ARCH is a work at height and safety consultancy business supplying specialist height, rescue and safety training, rope access, rescue, safety consultancy, inspection and maintenance packages to the telecommunications, wind energy, industrial and public sectors.

ARCH has been independently audited by the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA International), and is a Full IRATA Operator Member Company and Full Trainer Member Company.  ARCH is also a RenewableUK approved training provider and Global Wind Organisation approved training provider for the delivery of safety training for the wind energy industry.

ARCH deliver work height, rescue and safety training at our training facilities in Co. Fermanagh, Belfast, Shannon Airport, and at clients sites across Ireland and UK.  Our IRATA rope access contracting services are delivered across Ireland, UK and internationally.

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