The Wind Industry

Wind energy is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

According to RenewableUK (RUK), the wind industry will support up to 27,000 direct jobs in the UK alone by 2030.

With this predicted growth, the wind the industry brings exciting new career prospects for both workers transitioning from other areas of energy production, and newly qualified individuals in onshore and offshore training.

Your guide to the wind industry

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Whether you are new to the industry, or you would like to upskill in your current role, our wind industry guide provides useful advice and tips on the steps to take.

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GWO Training

The Global Wind Organisation (GWO)

The Global WInd Organisation (GWO) sets the international standard for safety training and emergency procedures in the global wind industry,

AIS Survivex offer the full portfolio of mandatory and specialist GWO training. View all GWO courses >>

GWO Basic Safety Training (BST)

All offshore personnel in the wind industry are required to complete a minimum level of basic safety training which includes:

GWO Working at Height

GWO Manual Handling

GWO First Aid

GWO Fire Awareness

GWO Sea Survival*

*Onshore personnel are not required to complete GWO Sea Survival training

Specialist GWO Training

GWO have also developed specialist training for wind industry personnel including:

GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT)

GWO Blade Repair

GWO Slinger Signaller

GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART)


AIS Survivex have created discounted course packages for current and aspiring wind industry personnel including:

GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package

GWO Blade Repair Package

GWO Blade Repair and IRATA Rope Access Package

WInd Turbine Technician Package

The Ultimate Wind Package

GWO Annual Report 2020

GWO launched its Annual Report 2020 on 3rd March 2021

The report reveals 1 in every 4 people training for the wind industry in the UK is doing so through AIS Survivex's training centres.

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