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Dundee renewables firm partners with local college to deliver wind turbine training

D&A College will offer the Global Wind Organisations (GWO) basic technical training course which has been designed to greatly increase the number of skilled technicians around the world.

Meanwhile Coast Renewables, who are based at the Port of Dundee, will provide the GWO basic safety training qualification.

This enables delegates with an engineering electrical/mechanical background to perform basic hydraulic, mechanical and electrical tasks related to wind turbines under the supervision of an experienced technician.

It also covers important skills including fire awareness, first aid, working at heights and manual handling – all mandatory training requirements prior to commencing work within a wind turbine generator or nominated on and offshore sites.

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