The aim of this BTT Mechanical Module is to give the participants the knowledge and skills to carry out basic mechanical
tasks (supervised by an experienced technician), using safe working procedures and the correct PPE.


After successfully completing this BTT Mechanical module, the participants will have the ability to:
1) Describe the main components, mechanical systems and basic operation of wind turbines (Knowledge, basic level)
2) Discuss risks and hazards associated with mechanics (Knowledge, intermediate level)
3) Explain the principles of bolted and welded connections and their inspection (Knowledge, intermediate level)
4) Apply manual tightening and measuring tools (Skills, intermediate level)
5) Recognize the principles of a gearbox (Knowledge, basic level)
6) Recognize the function of the brake systems (Knowledge, basic level)
7) Perform inspection of brake systems (Skills, intermediate level)
8) Recognize the function of the yaw system and how to inspect it (Knowledge, basic level)
9) Recognize the function of the cooling system (Knowledge, basic level)
10) Perform inspection of the cooling system (Skills, intermediate level)
11) Recognize the function of the lubrication system (Knowledge, basic level)
12) Perform inspection of the lubrication system (Skills, intermediate level)


Mechanical Basics: structure components, mechanical systems overview, turbine operations
Mechanical Safety: importance and signs, PPE, Isolation Procedures
Bolted/Welded Connections: Principles and inspection, important connections, weld inspection, and bolt tools
Correct use of tools: Torque wrench, gauges, calipers
Gearbox: Function and inspection
Braking System: Mechanical and aerodynamic brakes, inspection procedures
Yaw System: Function and inspection
Cooling System: Components and inspection
Lubrication System: Components and inspection
Summary and Test

Target Audience:

Includes individuals involved in the wind industry, especially those working in positions that require hands-on mechanical operations and maintenance within wind turbine environments. This can encompass:

Technicians: Individuals responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of wind turbines.

Supervisors/Managers: People overseeing wind turbine operations and maintenance teams.

New Entrants: Individuals new to the wind industry seeking mechanical knowledge.

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Course length: 8 hours and 40 minutes
Course ratings: Riga: 4.8/5.0 , Klaipeda : 4.8/5.0
Theoretical lessons will be provided online via Zoom or in-person at the training center. Practical classes must be completed within 28 days of finishing the theoretical classes.
Price includes the WINDA fee, coffee breaks, lunch and parking.
Courses are available at these locations:
Andrejostas iela 17 K-5 , Riga,Latvia
Svajones g. 30, 94101 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Course Participant Prerequisites:
The course participants shall be medically fit, appear well-rested and be capable of fully participating showing no signs of fatigue, substance abuse or sickness.
The course participant shall have created a personal profile in WINDA, and have provided their WINDA ID prior to completing the GWO training.
Certificate validity: No expiry