GWO Electrical

Worker on an offshore wind turbine rig

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

The BTT Mechanical module shall ensure that:

  1. Explain the basics of electricity (Knowledge, intermediate level)
  2. Explain risks and hazards associated with electrical work (Knowledge, intermediate level)
  3. Recognise the function and symbol of electrical components (Knowledge, basic level)
  4. Explain the function of different types of sensors (Knowledge, intermediate level)
  5. Explain and interpret a simple electrical diagram, and perform assembly of it on a circuit (Knowledge, intermediate level / Skills, intermediate level)
  6. Perform correct and safe measurements (Skills, intermediate level)


In order to complete a GWO Electrical module, participants must:

  • Be WINDA registered before arriving for the course.


GWO certificate – valid for 2 years


A good standard of general fitness is required.