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New College Institute Builds Innovation Center for Wind Turbine Technicians

NCI offers the combination of GWO certified Basic Safety (BST) and Basic Technical Training (BTT)

New College Institute, located in Martinsville, Virginia, is focused on getting to the future faster, which is great for those looking for careers in growth areas.

Achieving GWO certification in both safety and technical training for wind turbine technicians, New College Institute’s work is a part of its creation of an innovation center, according to Brian Pace, who also is Coordinator of Advanced Manufacturing for the college.

The wind industry is expected to add as many as 900 jobs through the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, with the first turbines installed in U.S. federal waters in June 2020. What’s more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics rates a wind turbine technician career as one of the hottest growth areas through 2029.

Here’s what The innovation center does in the wind turbine sector:

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Offshore Wind Turbines

Basic Safety Training May 24th – 28th Module Begins

Basic Safety Training in Working at Heights, First Aid, Manual Handling, and Fire Awareness. Join us for our next BST module on May 24th-May 28th, 2021.

The aim of the BST module is to give students the knowledge and skills to safely execute work at heights, administer first aid, understand fire safety awareness, and perform Manual Handling tasks in the wind turbine industry/environment.

The course is located in Martinsville, VA at New College Institute and space is limited.

Register today for GWO certified courses in Basic Safety Training (BST) and Basic Technical Training (BTT). Visit GWO Training – New College Institute to learn more!