German Wind Academy

A center for education and further training of wind experts

The German Wind Academy offers a comprehensive range of education and further training programs for on- and offshore professionals. Based at the “Maritime Campus” site in Elsfleth they offer the “One stop training shop” with an ideal infrastructure as a wind turbine trainings simulator, a swim hall with a helicopter simulator,
fire areas, switch operation container etc.

The range of services include safety-related trainings according to BG or GWO guidelines, technical trainings and medical trainings about work safety while working in and on wind turbines and platforms. The GWA
provides competent support for the systematic personal development according to the company’s operational needs.

The German Wind Academy offers numerous training
courses with regard to wind turbines such as:

  • Safety trainings:
    GWO- Working at Heigths, Sea Survival, First Aid, Fire Awareness, Manual Handling and HUET DGUV – personal safety equipment PSAgA, fastening and lifting of loads – rigging Rescue from confined spaces, fire protection
  • Technical trainings:
    Electrically instructed person, Switching authorization until 52 kV, torquing technic Hydraulic-, mechanic-, electrical training
  • Medical trainings:
    First-aid offshore responder, psychosocial emergency care scenario training, In-house paramedics

All trainings are work-related, composed of various technical modules and the training concept will be developed according to the company’s operational needs.