Wind Energy Training

Working at Height is a leading training provider in the Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, European Union and Now Here in the United States. Working at Height offers a wide range of training courses form; Industry Standard, Association Based & Bespoke Training.


Wind Energy Competent Climber & Rescuer.                                                                                                                                            Course Code: WTG-ARCP-2.

This work at height & rescue training course is for technicians who are required to access and work on  wind turbine generators. The course covers several module areas over two days; including the elements of a safe system of work, equipment selection and inspection, use of tools, risk assessment, method statements and emergency procedures.

Rescue practices are covered in this work at height course. Evacuation and rescue using industry standard equipment are practiced at height.

For access to any area of a WTG where candidates may need to carry out installation, inspection or servicing on a variety of structures.

The Competent Climber and Rescue Certificate is valid for two years. After this, a revalidation of the course will be required.

  • Course Details

    Duration: 2 day
    Course Venues: Sweetwater TX, Huntsville TX, Rode Island,
    Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. See fitness requirements below. Must be fluent in English.
    Instructor Ratio: 1:4
    Course Code: WTG-ARCP-2
    Assessment: Practical and written assessment
    Certification: Working at Height
    Validity Period: 2 years
    Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.

    Contact:  832-301.7609 or use our on line training booking form.


Wind Energy First Aid & Trauma.                                                                                                                                                                    Course Code: FA-MFA,T-2

This course is a two day in depth course into the legislation regarding First Aid in the Wind Energy Remote Environment. This course is combining First Aid Best Practices with Best Practices.

Course elements covered include:

  • Legislation regarding First Aid in the workplace & outside.
  • The skills required and the role of the first aider including the use of available equipment and the recording of incidents and accidents.
  • Basic hygiene for first aid procedures.
  • Assessment of the situation and circumstances.
  • Assessment of the casualty including their neurological state and possible disability arising from head injury or spinal injury.
  • Recognition and monitoring of hypothermia.
  • Recognition and monitoring of Heat Exhaustion/Stroke.
  • The effects of Suspension Syndrome for the casualty.

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • AED use and limitations.
  • Primary and secondary surveys.
  • Care of basic first aid situations.
  • Airway management.
  • Injury assessment and bleeding control.
  • Spinal management techniques.
  • Use of splints for fractures and dislocations.
  • Packaging and moving a casualty – Spec-Pac and Baskets.
  • Trauma chest Care for open Pneumothorax.
  • Safe use of Hemostatic Dressings
  • Israeli Bandage Application’s and uses.
  • X Collor Training for emergency Spinal Care.

The First Aid and Trauma Certificate is valid for two years. After this, a revalidation of the course will be required.

    • Course Details

      Duration: 2 day
      Course Venues: Sweetwater TX, Huntsville TX, Rode Island,
      Entry Requirements: An in date certificate of competence for Working at Height and Rescue in Wind Turbines – WTG-ARCP-2 or Equivalent Working at Height and Rescue Training. Must be fluent in English.
      Instructor Ratio: 1:8
      Course Code: FA-MFA,T-2
      Assessment: Practical and written assessment
      Certification: Working at Height & Medic First Aid
      Validity Period: 2 years
      Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.

      Contact:  832-301.7609 or use our on line training booking form.


Wind Energy Hub Rescue.                                                                                                                                                                                     Course Code: WTG-HR-2

For all WTG climbers who are required to access and work in the hub areas of wind turbines. This course includes Hub, Blade and Yaw area rescues.

For people who are competent to work at height and require skills to provide rescue or self-evacuation from wind turbine generators.

This advanced hub rescue for wind turbines training course provides the skills needed to assess and plan a hub rescue, make the casualty safe and remove them to the ground.

Practical exercises include live rescue of a casualty from the ladders and use of the evacuation device from height. The training facilities are purpose built to provide a realistic working environment.

This rescue training course is for all Wind Turbine Generator climbers who are required to access and work in the hub (including the blade) areas of wind turbines. The course also includes Hub and Yaw area rescues.

Includes the elements of a Safe System of Work, including equipment selection and inspection, use of tools, risk assessment, method statements and emergency procedures.

Course elements covered include:

  • General safety requirements for work on WTG
  • Procedures for accessing and working within the turbine
  • Selection, care and maintenance of equipment
  • Types of anchorage in WTG
  • Suspension Syndrome in Rescue
  • Specific hazards found in the Hub (including blade area) and Yaw
  • Emergencies: types of and actions during
  • Use of full and half type stretchers

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Safe use of personal protective equipment
  • Correct fitting and adjustment of harness
  • Correct use of Hub access equipment
  • Continuous attachment
  • Rescue of a person from the Hub area, including considerations of recovery route
  • Ensuring safety of self and others
  • Fitting and use of rescue stretchers
  • Casualty handling and extraction

The First Aid and Trauma Certificate is valid for two years. After this, a revalidation of the course will be required.

  • Course Details

    Duration: 2 day
    Course Venues: Sweetwater TX, Huntsville TX, Rode Island,
    Entry Requirements: Completion of WTG-ARCP-2 or equivalent Climber course for Wind Turbines. This course is not intended to teach the elementary use of fall protection equipment. It is essential that all candidates are already competent in such use, including understanding how to fit and use a harness, the need for safe connection at all times and the use of energy absorbing lanyard. Candidates will be required to produce suitable valid certification prior to acceptance on course. Minimum age 18 with fluent English.
    Instructor Ratio: 1:4
    Course Code: WTG-HR-2
    Assessment: Practical and written assessment
    Certification: Working at Height
    Validity Period: 2 years
    Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.

    Contact:  832-301.7609 or use our on line training booking form.


  • Wind Energy Fire Awareness.                                                                                                                                                                                     Course Code: WTG-FAW-1

    Gives wind turbine technicians basic knowledge and skills to prevent fires and conduct initial and appropriate judgement when evaluating a fire.

  • Our Fire Awareness course. Covers managing the evacuation of personnel to ensure that all involved are safely evacuated and accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire, or if judged to be safe, to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held fire fighting equipment.The course provides knowledge and skills required to prevent fires and conduct initial and appropriate judgement when evaluating a fire.

    Course Elements Covered:

    • OSHA & NFPA Legislation
    • Fire combustion and fire spread characteristics
    • Assessment and extinguishing methods
    • Emergency plans
    • Basic fire prevention
    • Common fire fighting equipment found in Wind Turbine Generators (WTG)
    • Pre-use checks

    Practical Course Skills Include:

    • Ability to assess a fire
    • Selecting and safely using a suitable fire extinguisher
    • Use of CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) fire extinguisher
    • Use of a dry chemical extinguisher
    • Use of a fire blanket

    In order to participate in this course, candidates are required to have an in date Working at Height certificate.

  • Course Details

    Duration: 1/2 day
    Course Venues: Sweetwater TX, Huntsville TX, Rode Island,
    Entry Requirements: Completion of WTG-ARCP-2 or equivalent Climber course for Wind Turbines. This course is not intended to teach the elementary use of fall protection equipment. It is essential that all candidates are already competent in such use, including understanding how to fit and use a harness, the need for safe connection at all times and the use of energy absorbing lanyard. Candidates will be required to produce suitable valid certification prior to acceptance on course. Minimum age 18 with fluent English.
    Instructor Ratio: 1:6
    Course Code: WTG-FAW-1
    Assessment: Practical and written assessment
    Certification: Working at Height
    Validity Period: 2 years
    Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.

    Contact:  832-301.7609 or use our on- line training booking form.


  • Wind Energy Turbine Inspection.                                                                                                                                                                                     Course Code: WTG-INSP-2

  • This course give all delehates an insight into Rotor Blade & Tower – Inspection & Repair Prospects  is designed for technicians who want to be able to perform professional inspection on wind turbine generators. The expectations for qualified damage investigation have gone up over the years. Having a good knowledge  of the smallest details during inspection can have a large influence on the evaluation of the findings. During this seminar the prospective inspector will receive a comprehensive understanding of the nature of rotor blades and Towers. One important part of the course will be the preparation of adequate inspection reports with pictures and text.

    •  To interpret visible damages on rotor blades
    •  To be aware of possible invisible damages on rotor blades
    •  To interpret inspection & assessment reports
    •  How to prepare adequate inspection reports
    • Course Details

      Duration: 2 day
      Course Venues: Sweetwater TX, Huntsville TX, Rode Island,
      Entry Requirements: Completion of WTG-ARCP-2 or equivalent Climber course for Wind Turbines. This course is not intended to teach the elementary use of fall protection equipment. It is essential that all candidates are already competent in such use, including understanding how to fit and use a harness, the need for safe connection at all times and the use of energy absorbing lanyard. Candidates will be required to produce suitable valid certification prior to acceptance on course. Minimum age 18 with fluent English.
      Instructor Ratio: 1:6
      Course Code: WTG-insp-2
      Assessment: Practical and written assessment
      Certification: Working at Height
      Validity Period: 2 years
      Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.

      Contact:  832-301.7609 or use our on line training booking form.