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About CWind Training

We are passionate about your safety.

At CWind Training, we pride ourselves in delivering the highest quality training courses in the industry to ensure your safety and compliancy by delivering courses accredited by GWO & IOSH.

Our courses are based on our experience and knowledge gained from working within relevant industries such as wind farm operations, safety and rescue consultancy. All of our training staff have extensive experience in technical training and a wealth of knowledge. Our training facilities are well equipped to deliver training from basic to advanced level.

Our network of training facilities and mobile operational capabilities enable us to provide courses to suit a wide range of client needs.

Whether you are an individual seeking re-certification, entry into the industry or a wind farm supplier, owner or operator looking for a guaranteed high-quality training experience for your team, CWind Training are here to facilitate your requirements.

CWind Training is a subsidiary of CWind who are part of the Global Marine Group, delivering topside, splash zone and subsea engineering services to the offshore renewables and utilities market.

Meet the Team

Tom O’Shea

Head of Training

Tom O’Shea

Head of Training


Heading up CWind Training, Tom joined the training centre in 2013 with a commitment to continuing his focus on delivering high-quality training solutions to the wind industry. Tom has been heavily involved in training, development and consultancy for the wind industry since 2010 and has a wealth of experience on a huge variety of turbines both on and offshore. With over 16 years working in technical training for a vast number of industries, ranging from mountaineering to the emergency services and government organisations, Tom has a proven track record in making significant improvements to the way practical safety courses are designed and delivered.

Daisy Porter

Training Coordinator

Daisy Porter

Training Coordinator


Daisy has a career background in Health & Safety Training in various industries including demolition, construction and journalism. Joining CWind Training in 2018, Daisy is responsible for the day to day operations of the training centre as well as supporting business development and the strategic scope of the department.

David Carter

Lead Trainer

David Carter

Lead Trainer


David has been heavily involved in the offshore industry in a variety of sectors for a number of years and joined the training centre in 2015. Due to his involvement in media services for the energy sector, he has filmed, photographed and produced videos for most stages of the “wind farm process” including foundations, construction, operations & maintenance, on-site safety/training and a number of mock emergency exercises. David’s extensive wind farm experience and attention to detail help ensure our courses are accurate and relevant to the environment the delegates are likely to be working in.

Steve Rider

Trainer

Steve Rider

Trainer


Joining CWind Training in 2019, Steve has experience in technical and logistical support in both the onshore and offshore wind industry. Steve brings with him experience and understanding of offshore wind industry operations which he utilises to ensure courses are accurate and relevant to the offshore environment.

Our Training Facilities

CWind Training offer fully accredited training for the offshore wind industry.

We train individuals looking for a change of career as well as teams of corporate clients, we deliver a wide variety of training courses accredited by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) including advanced courses and bespoke training for specialist roles.

Our training facilities are realistic, specific, safe environments to train in and offer the greatest “real life” experience before stepping onto a site/ turbine.

We do this by having a specially designed tower complemented by a state of the art simulation pool at our facilities.

Specialising in wind energy, we offer one of the most comprehensive packages supporting the safety of individuals in the wind sector.

CWind Training Centre | East Coast College

Our Lowestoft facilities includes an 18m wind turbine training tower, a state of the art marine simulation pool and a hub rescue and confined space simulator offering some of the greatest “real life” training experiences in the industry. These facilities are unrivaled and tailored to the wind energy sector, providing extensive training options to suit a range of needs. Lowestoft is also our corporate hub for O&M weather day training on the East Coast.

Address:

East Coast College, St Peters Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 2NB