Competent Rotorblade Technician

This course enables course participants to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake inspection, repairs and preventative maintenance across a broad range of rotorblade types
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Why should I take this course

Course participants will gain the inspection and repair competencies required to become a high quality entry level rotorblade technician.

This course enables course participants to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake inspection, repairs and preventative maintenance across a broad range of rotorblade types when working on ground, platform or using rope access techniques.

Course content

The course includes assessed theoretical and practical components, including:

  • Rotorblade design, structure and materials
  • Laminate, resin and fibre types
  • Calculations for composites
  • Quality control for composites
  • Wet lamination and resin infusion techniques
  • Vacuum consolidation and heated cure/post cure
  • Specialist tools and equipment for composites
  • Production with core materials
  • Prepreg systems and UV curing resins
  • Coatings, fillers and fairing
  • Inspection tools, equipment and techniques
  • Planning for rope access inspection and repairs
  • Rope access repair and finishing
  • Complex damage assessment
  • Knowing when to fix and when to call the engineer

The course has a breakdown of 30% theory, 70% practical

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Objectives

On completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of:

  • Composites technology, rotorblade design, manufacture and construction principles
  • Inspection protocols and effective reporting
  • Processing and repair with both styrene-based and Epoxy resin systems
  • Undertaking repairs when using rope access techniques

Admission Requirements

An ability to competently use basic hand and power tools e.g. chisels, powered grinders and sanders etc is expected. There are optional rope access elements which require a minimum of IRATA Level 1 (or equivalent) to participate. The course is recommended for:

  • Wind Turbine Owners and Operators
  • Wind Turbine Manufacturers
  • Independent Service Providers
  • Installation & Maintenance Contractors
  • Rotorblade Contractors
  • Individuals or Companies looking to enter the wind sector
If you have any questions, give us a call on +44 (0)191 270 3220
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2017-10-23
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2017-11-06
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2017-12-11
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2018-01-22
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2018-02-19
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2018-03-19
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2018-04-16
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2018-05-14
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
2018-06-11
Newcastle
GBP 3900.00
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