Course: Offshore Wind Foundation Course

Study Level

Course Code

Offshore Wind Foundation Course


Great Yarmouth Campus


8 Week Course


Phase 1 – Introduction to Offshore Wind 2 day course

Initial assessment and selection to be able to move to phase 2

Phase 2 – Health & Safety, Employability Skills, Employment Fundamentals for the Wind Industry, Taster Global Wind Offshore (GWO) Sessions and Site Visits.

Assessment and interview to move onto phase 3

Phase 3 – Medical, physical, drug and alcohol test – A pass is required to move onto phase 4.

Phase 4 – GWO Certificates – Working at Height, First Aid, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness and Sea Survival.


In order to be considered for the fully funded 8 week course you must meet the following criteria…

  • 19 years+
  • Minimum of Level 2 English and Maths
  • Medically fit for working at heights, physical training ie. manual handling, firefighting etc. (An OGUK medical and Chester Step (fitness test) will be carried out including drug and alcohol screening prior to course commencement)

Email to enquire/apply for this course.


Employer sponsorship for further GWO certificates for entry level installation, commissioning, operations and maintenance technicians roles.

Progression into L2/3 technical Apprenticeships, full-time engineering training.

Related Study Programmes

Offshore Wind Transition Course

  • 4 Weeks

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