Wind Energy Competent Technician

COURSE CODE: CT55

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course enables the candidate to develop the knowledge and understanding to assist with undertaking basic blade inspection and preventative maintenance. It enables the candidate to begin to gain the competencies required to meet the L1 criteria and subsequently move to L2/ L3

COURSE LEVEL: Beginner

DURATION: 4 Days

PRICE: £1125 plus VAT

• Underpinning knowledge of composites
• Underpinning knowledge of how are blades are made
• Underpinning knowledge of non destructive (NDT) testing
• Underpinning knowledge of issues and damages in blades
• The practical capability for small surface repairs on blades
The course is aimed at individuals who are new to Blade Repair and Inspection or in entry level roles within the industry, as well as personnel who are looking for a broader understanding of the issues related to blades.
Classroom based with practical exercises.

COURSE CONTENT:

• Engineering principles applicable to blade design
• Health & Safety
• Composites theory
• Matrix materials
• Reinforcing materials
• Fabric types
• Laminate theory and ply orientation
• Sandwich structures Core materials
• Composite processing methods
• Pre-prepared: Resin Infusion
• Typical blade sections and associated construction and processing methods
• Model Blade Mould
• Aerodynamic principles of blade design
• Principles of laminate design to blades
• Basic NDT Blade inspection and reporting observations
• Measurement system and definitions
• Risk assessment and method statement understanding
• Preventative maintenance
• Cosmetic Repair Types/Identification
• Process Method (Work Instruction)
• Preparation of cosmetic and temporary repairs
• Defects and root causes

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