GWO Requirements for Training Providers V12

GWO Requirements for Training Providers

− covering all learning objectives at the correct taxonomy level d) the ability to train course participants according to different learning styles during theoretical, practical and group work sessions e) the ability to correctly assess individual course participant knowledge, skill and abilities by applying the GWO taxonomy levels and terminology stated in the target standard. GWO Taxonomy Framework can be found in Annex 5. f) the ability to give constructive feedback and individual coaching towards achieving learning objectives In addition to the above process, training staff must be included in a documented ongoing familiarisation programme consisting of either: 1) Visits to onshore and/or offshore WTGs (tower, nacelle, hub) prior to instructing GWO training standards and modules, to enable them to maintain and update skills related to the GWO standards and modules they instruct, or 2) Alternative ways of ensuring familiarisation with the wind turbine working environment and updated skills related to the GWO standards and modules they instruct. To maintain qualification, the instructor must deliver the course regularly. If more than 12 months pass without delivering the applicable training, the instructor must re-qualify according to the process above. By means of a documented process, the instructor’s competencies must, at least once every 12 months while delivering at least one hour of theory and at least two hours of practical training, be assessed by: a) An experienced GWO instructor, or b) a GWO approved auditor, or c) an internal auditor who has successfully completed GWO Auditor Qualification Training within the past 36 months or completed Auditor Development Training (ADT) within the past 12 months The instructors must comply with the requirements and learning structures of the specific training standard and the GWO Code of Conduct available on






Training and Assessment


General requirements of training

10.1.1 10.1.2

The GWO training standards set minimum requirements.

Where national or local legislation sets additional requirements for training content, the training provider shall incorporate these identified requirements into the training. Where national or local legislation prohibits the delivery of certain elements, the training provider shall not deliver those elements. Provided the minimum requirements of the GWO module are met the training provider may incorporate delivery of other similar certified training, including but not limited to elements that




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