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Upcoming Training Courses

For information regarding the Eligibility Criteria for Job-seekers please click here.

2017 Upcoming Training Courses

Turbine Tower Inspection

Asset Management Principles for Wind Farm Owners

Blade Inspection Methodologies

BREXIT - Wind Energy

Behavioural Safety Workshop


Planning Guidelines

Executive Coaching

Contracts Management

Working at Height

Turbine Rescue Training

Grid Process Modification 



Date: Wednesday 30th November 2106 Location: IWEA, Naas

Jobseeker event at IWEA offices, inviting jobseekers with relevant or transferable skills for the Wind Industry. The event will showcase key organisations, with examples of roles that become available. It will also look at relevent training opportunities.

Topics of the day will include a brief overview of the history of wind in Ireland and:

  • A technical talk from a major turbine manufacturer - highlighting opportunities
  • A discussion on the skillset and qualities sought on a CV
  • Details of education paths and training within the industry for both jobseekers and those employed in the industry.

 The event is free to attend, but you must be registered in advance.

Please contact ross@iwea.com

Social Media Masterclass 

Date: Tuesday 22nd November Location: IWEA offices, Naas

This one day bespoke bootcamp is designed with you in mind. It will show you all the possibilities for social media/digital marketing, it will walk you through best practices but it will also point out the resources that are needed to be able to carry this out.
It will look at social media engagement tips, how to approach any negative coverage online and the best ways to deal with it.
Digital and Social Media spaces such as your website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Snapchat will be looked for marketing and promotion of your organisation.

This is a specially tailored online media workshop for people working in Wind and Renewables and is not to be missed. Find our brochure, prices and booking form here 


Two Day Blade Care

Date: Wednesday 19th/ Thursday 20th October Location: Cavan

Delivered by: Dipl.-Ing. Hans-Peter Zimmer
The lead presenter of the course is active in the ‘Renewable Energy Academy’ in Berlin, Germany and is director of the rotor blade company ‘Blade Care GmbH’

  • Two day course, Cootehill, Co Cavan
  • Must do for Wind Turbine owners and operators
  • Limited places
  • Fee for the two day course is €500 for company members and €750 for non company members.

Behavioural Safety

Date: Thursday 15th September Location: IWEA offices, Naas

This one day course is aimed at all managers and supervisors, both operational and non-operational. Even those managers with office based roles that are considered far removed from the hazards and risks of the workplace should attend in order to identify their role in supporting the developing their organisation’s safety culture.

The workshop consists of four key sessions

  • Behaviour and health and safety
  • Safety leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Safety coaching

To book your place or find out more please click here 

Incident Report Writing & Courtroom Skills Training

Date:  Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 Sept 2016 Location: IWEA Offices, Naas

This two day training course will cover the relevant skills needed to complete and support an incident report in accordance with best practice. Delegates will also get a clear understanding of how to manage an incident from the initial stage right up to providing clear information to judicial investigations. Mock court scenarios will ensure hands on practical experience is gained.

To book your place or find out more please click here 

Managing Safely for Wind Power - Five day course

Date: Monday 03 Oct- Friday 07 October     Location: Dublin TBC

Managing Safely for Wind Power is the first tailored course for the Renewables Sector, developed in conjunction with industry experts. It tackles Safety from a management perspective and focuses on operational issues facing companies operating in the wind power industry. It is designed for site owner-operators, OEMs, O&M contractors and contracting companies working in this sector.

For the Brochure on Managing Safely for Wind Power please click here  Or to register your place on either course click here for booking form 

Hub and Rescue - One day course

Date:Tuesday 06 Dec 2016          Location:  Shannon Airport

Date:Wed 21 December 2016      Location:  Lisnaskea, Fermanagh

For a brochure or to book your place click here 

Working at Height - One day course

Date: Tuesday 22 November 2016  Location: Shannon

Date: Monday 05 December 2016   Location: Shannon

Date: Thursday 08 December 2016 Location: Shannon

For a brochure or book your place click here

Working at Height - Two day course

Date: 21-22 November           Location: Shannon Airport

Date: 07-08 December           Location: Shannon Airport 

 For more information please click here for course brochure here

Development Coaching - Bespoke 

Date and location TBC with client and coach

A bespoke, one-to-one career coaching service to enhance your professional capabilities and performace or to deal with current challenges or changes in your organisation. For more information please click here for course brochure 


Latest listing of courses - Dates and locations TBC

Blade Repair
Foundation design and repair
Tower Maintenance
Turbine technology workshop
Behavioural safety workshop
Planning for Wind Energy
V90 Turbine Training
Executive career coaching
Project Management
Building on Community Engagement
Contracts Management
Work at Height Training
Turbine Rescue Training
Managing Safely for Wind power
Transporting abnormal loads
Grid Code Compliance

To register your interest in any of these courses please contact lisa-anne@iwea.com

For directions to the IWEA Offices, please click here.

Wind Skillnet is funded by companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund throught the Dept of Education and Skills.


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