Wind Energy Competent Climber Training

Cost per participant: $1,250

Available as an open enrollment class in Franklin, PA, Houston, TX or at your facility.


855-565-6722 |

Duration :16-hour | Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The rapid growth and interest in wind energy over the past few years have resulted in a variety of safety issues and The Wind Energy Competent Climber Training Course fulfills the basic work-at-height training requirements for field technicians and engineers employed within the wind energy sector. The first day is all classroom; day two is hands-on application training. Wear climbing shoes and jeans.


Each of the following topics will be reviewed during the training course:

Wind Energy Fundamentals
  • Anatomy of a Wind Farm/Wind Turbine
Health & Safety Fundamentals
  • Statistical Overview
  • Legal Requirements
  • Hazard Control
  • Risk Assessments
Wind Farm Hazards
  • Elecrical Risks
  • Weather Conditions
  • Blade Throw & Structural Collapse
  • Work at Height Risks
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Basic PPE Requirements
Safe Access to Wind Turbines
  • Wind Farm Authorisation Procedures
  • Wind Turbine Safety
  • Access Systems
Work at Height Emergencies
  • Action in an Emergency
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Types of Emergencies
  • Evacuation Equipment
  • Evacuation Methods & Procedures
  • Rescue Equipment
  • Rescue Methods & Procedures