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CRBT - Competent Rotorblade Technician

Course Code WO1O1

Course Cost: £3,250 + Vat Pet Delegate

Forthcoming Course Dates

10 July 2017 Maersk Training Ltd - Newcastle 10 Days

Training Course Information

Achieve your Competent Rotorblade Technician accredtiation

Date of Next Course: Monday 10th July

(See other forthcoming dates below)

Venue: Maersk Training - Newcastle

Duration: 10 Days

Awarding Body:

Course Benefits

The Competent Rototblade Technician's training course enables delegates 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.

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

Course Syllabus
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 break down of 30% theory, 70% practical

Learning Outcomes

The learning objectives and upon completion of this course delegates attending the Competent Rotorblade Technician training course 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

All delegates must have 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

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