WTG Monopile Confined Space - Entry & Escape

wtg monopile confined space - entry & escape

Course Summary
To introduce you to the safe working process when working in below the air tight hatch on an wind turbine. Working with tripods, escape kit and gas monitors you will gain sound knowledge of working in this confined area and the dangers that you may encounter.

You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of all theory elements and carry out safe confined space access and emergency procedures for work in wind turbines.


  • Relevant legislation
  • Confined space dangers
  • Safe systems of work
  • Planning confined space work
  • Permits to work
  • Communication
  • Confined spaces equipment
  • Care and maintenance of equipment
  • Written assessment methods


  • Correct use of breathing apparatus
  • Safe access and egress
  • Practical confined space exercises
  • Emergency scenarios
  • Industry specific requirements
  • On-going assessment

You must have a valid Working at Heights and Rescue certificate, presented on the day or in advance. You must also provide valid photographic ID such as a Passport or Driving Licence. You must be 18 or over. The course is run in English and as such you must have an appropriate level of fluency in order to participate, we can make prior arrangements if needed.

All technical equipment will be provided by NWFTC however you will need to bring the following:

  • Appropriate clothing to climb in (We advise loose clothing which does not hinder your movement)
  • Any clothing appropriate to weather conditions (Our training facility is exposed to the elements. Warm waterproof/windproof jackets are recommended.)
  • Safety footwear
  • Gloves – Close fitting (We are able to provide)
  • Safety Eyewear (We are able to provide)

If you would like to bring your own equipment please contact the office beforehand as we will need to see inspection records and certificate of conformity for all items used.

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