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Please find answers to frequently asked questions below.

If your question is not answered below, please feel free to contact us.

Do you only offer blended learning?

No, all our blended learning courses are still available in a traditional setting as well. 

How far in advance can I do my online modules?

Blended modules can be completed from 2 weeks before the practical training commences.

How long do the blended learning theory elements last?

The online theory modules last approximately 2 hours per module.

Is blended learning available on all courses?

No, we only offer blended learning on certain courses.

What are the benefits of blended learning?

Blended learning reduces the time spent in the training centre and out of the workplace. If you require to stay in a hotel during the training, you may require fewer night’s accommodation. It also reduces the training cost.

What is blended learning?

Blended learning is where the participants receive the theory elements of the training are delivered online prior to the practical elements.

When do my theory modules need to be completed by?

Online modules MUST be completed 2 working days prior to the practical training commencing. Failure to do so may result in you being unable to attend the practical training. 

Can I see your training calendar?

We do not operate a training calendar. Please contact us for availability and we will offer you the first available dates. We will aim to make our schedule fit yours rather than yours fitting ours. 

Do you have last minute availability?

We often have single spaces on courses and can take bookings up until the day before training commences (other than blended learning). Please follow our social media or contact us for last minute availability.

How far in advance can I book my training?

As far in advance as you like. The further in advance, the better our availability.

Can I use my own PPE?

We encourage participants to use their own PPE during the practical training. This allows us to ensure your equipment is properly fitted to you. To use your PPE in the practical training you must provide a valid inspection certificate. 

Can you provide training on site?

All our training standards are accredited to be delivered at our training centre or on site. 

Do you provide PPE?

All PPE other than safety footwear will be provided.

Do you provide lunch?

Lunch is provided on all full day courses. We do not provide lunch on half day courses. However, if you attend 2 half day courses in the same day lunch will be provided. 

How do I know which training centre to go to?

Please refer to your joining instructions for information on which training centre you are attending.

If you require further information, please contact our Training Administration Team.

What are your feedback results?

Our feedback results are available on the Course Feedback Statistics page.

What are your opening hours?

Our normal opening hours are Monday to Friday 0900 to 1700.

Please check social media for Bank Holidays and Christmas and New Year opening. 

What do I need to bring?

For all courses you must bring a valid form of ID. For additional requirements please refer to the joining instructions provided. 

What is your cancellation policy?

Please refer to your terms and conditions.

When does my training begin?

Most of our courses start at 0900 but please check your joining instructions to confirm.

When does training finish?

Most of our full day training courses finish between 1630 and 1700. Half day courses finish around 1230 and 1300. These timings can vary depending on class sizes. 

Where are you located?

Please find our locations along with travel information and directions on the contact page.

How soon before my expiry can I renew my GWO certificate?

You can renew your GWO qualifications 2 months prior your expiry date and your renewal will apply from the original expiry date. 

My existing GWO certificate has expired, can I still do a refresher?

No, unfortunately not. If your expiry date has passed you will need to sit the initial course again.

What is GWO training?

GWO safety and technical training standards are designed to provide participants with the skills to safely work in the onshore and offshore Wind Industry. These qualifications are internationally recognised and can be used across the world.

More information can be found on the GWO website.

Wich GWO standards do you deliver?

Please find a list of our GWO training courses here.

What is TICCCS?

TICCCS is the Turbine Inspection Competency and Certification Scheme. The scheme is designed to increase the competence of technicians working in the renewables industry by providing courses which cover user, inspection, maintenance and installation of equipment found within wind turbines. 

Which TICCCS courses are available?

Please find a list of our TICCCS courses here.

Who is TICCCS available to?

TICCCS courses are available to anyone looking to or already working in the wind industry.