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Do your technicians have the proper training and certifications?

Are they trained to respond to trauma and other emergencies while working at height? 

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Are your technicians' certifications current?

Do they feel comfortable and confident to do their jobs?

Are your technicians a liability for your company?

 
 

Choosing an efficient, high-quality training solution can be difficult.

We know because we are technicians too!
All of our instructors are Rope Access Technicians with real-world experience.
Optimum is also a Rope Access company that puts technicians on wind turbines daily.  
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Optimum Academy is the industry leader in high-quality GWO wind turbine safety training and certification.

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Optimum Academy's Training Courses

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WIND ENERGY


The blended basic medic course combines an online course with in-classroom skills verification. Students will be required to complete the online portion before attending our facility for skills verification. CPR, AED and First Aid training skills are all covered during this course.  Students will receive a BasicPlus certificate card.


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This two-day training course (one of the four GWO BST modules) focuses on the access and egress conditions of a wind turbine environment. 


Following the Global Wind Organizations lesson plan for working at height, participants receive the necessary basic knowledge and skills through theory and practical training to use basic PPE and perform safe work at height and safe comprehensive basic rescue from height in a remote wind turbine environment. 


Training Compliance –OSHA 1926 & 1910 Regulations, ANSI Z359 Standards, GWO-BST Version 7.


$1,000

This two-day training course (one of the four GWO BST modules) focuses on the access and egress conditions of a wind turbine environment. 


Following the Global Wind Organization's lesson plan, First Aid is conducted under ENSA’s Medic First Aid training curriculum, which is a widely accepted professional training platform incorporated into an ENSA training course under the America Safety & Health Institute. It is an enhancement of the prerequisite standard American or Canadian Red Cross certification (or other acceptable curriculums) and will prepare students to apply information to emergency situations that involve victim care at heights.  


Training Compliance – ISO 11.160 First Aid, OSHA 1910.151 Regulations, OSHA Guide 3317-06N 2006, HSI Medic First Aid, GWO-BST Version 7.


$1,000

The aim of this four-hour training course (one of the four GWO BST modules) is to give participants the basic knowledge and skills to prevent fires, conduct initial and appropriate judgment when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel to ensure all are safely evacuated and accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire, and, if it is to be judged safe, to efficiently extinguish an initial fire using basic handheld fire equipment.  


Training Compliance – ISO 7165:2009, NFPA 10 Standards, GWO-BST Version 7.


$250

* Additional fees may apply when booking this course as a single course and not in combination with other courses

The aim of this four-hour training course (one of the four GWO BST modules) is to give participants awareness through theoretical and practical training to encourage positive manual handling behavior and perform manual handling activities in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry and environment.  


Training Compliance – ISO 11228-3:2007, ISO 11228-2:2007, ISO 11228-1:2003, State OSHA Manual Handling Publications (various), NIOSH Publication 2007-131, GWO-BST Version 7.


$250

* Additional fees may apply when booking this course as a single course and not in combination with other courses 

Five-day course that combines GWO1002, GWO3002, GWO101, and GWO102.


*Also available as a three-day refresher course for those have already completed all courses within the last two years.



$2,500

This two-day training course focuses on the challenges of confined spaces within wind turbines.  Proper confined space permits and documentation will be addressed as well as skills and rescue devices needed for confined space entry and rescues.  In classroom and practical learning methods will both be used.


$900

This two-day training course focuses on the access and egress conditions of a wind turbine environment. Following a lesson plan for working at height, participants receive the necessary basic knowledge and skills through theory and practical training to use basic PFPE and perform safe work at height and safe comprehensive basic rescue from height in a remote wind turbine environment.


$900

Coming in November for more information, contact us!


Coming in November for more information, contact us!


ROPE ACCESS


Optimum offers three levels of courses to interested rope access technicians who use rope access as the primary means of accessing their worksite. The Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) is a North American trade organization that publishes consensus standards and certifies workers to three separate standards.


Level I Technician
An individual who performs rope access work.  A Level I Technician may only work under the direct, on-site supervision of a Rope Access Lead Technician or Supervisor.


Each SPRAT class at Optimum will prepare each candidate to meet the certification requirements for their designated level.  These are 4-day/40 hour courses followed by a 1-day evaluation with an independent SPRAT evaluator.

Each class includes 4 days of instruction covering the appropriate levels of skill as described in SPRAT's standards.


https://sprat.org/resources/Certification%20Requirements18A_180320.pdf

https://sprat.org/resources/SafePractices-170922.pdf


  • 1-day evaluation
  • Rope access training manual
  • Optimum Rope Access Solutions t-shirt


* This is a physically and mentally demanding class.  Participants will be required to spend a sufficient amount of time studying written material and executing demanding physical skills.  Anyone questioning their ability is encouraged to consult Optimum Academy prior to registering.


$1,495 plus $100 certification fee

Optimum offers three levels of courses to interested rope access technicians who use rope access as the primary means of accessing their worksite. The Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) is a North American trade organization that publishes consensus standards and certifies workers to three separate standards.


Level II Technician
An individual who is responsible for physically conducting rope access operations and/or safety evaluations of rope access operations, including maintenance of associated access equipment and performs all Rope Access Lead Technician duties as assigned in the employer’s rope access work program


Each SPRAT class at Optimum will prepare each candidate to meet the certification requirements for their designated level.  These are 4-day/40 hour courses followed by a 1-day evaluation with an independent SPRAT evaluator.

Each class includes 4 days of instruction covering the appropriate levels of skill as described in SPRAT's standards.


https://sprat.org/resources/Certification%20Requirements18A_180320.pdf

https://sprat.org/resources/SafePractices-170922.pdf


  • 1-day evaluation
  • Rope access training manual
  • Optimum Rope Access Solutions t-shirt


* This is a physically and mentally demanding class.  Participants will be required to spend a sufficient amount of time studying written material and executing demanding physical skills.  Anyone questioning their ability is encouraged to consult Optimum Academy prior to registering.


$1,495 plus $100 certification fee

Optimum offers three levels of courses to interested rope access technicians who use rope access as the primary means of accessing their worksite. The Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) is a North American trade organization that publishes consensus standards and certifies workers to three separate standards.


Level III Technician
An individual who is responsible for the overall rope access work site and performs all Rope Access Supervisor duties as assigned in the employer’s rope access work program.


Each SPRAT class at Optimum will prepare each candidate to meet the certification requirements for their designated level.  These are 4-day/40 hour courses followed by a 1-day evaluation with an independent SPRAT evaluator.

Each class includes 4 days of instruction covering the appropriate levels of skill as described in SPRAT's standards.


https://sprat.org/resources/Certification%20Requirements18A_180320.pdf

https://sprat.org/resources/SafePractices-170922.pdf


  • 1-day evaluation
  • Rope access training manual
  • Optimum Rope Access Solutions t-shirt


* This is a physically and mentally demanding class.  Participants will be required to spend a sufficient amount of time studying written material and executing demanding physical skills.  Anyone questioning their ability is encouraged to consult Optimum Academy prior to registering.


$1,495 plus $100 certification fee

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1. Choose Your Courses


We won't leave you hanging (literally and figuratively).  We keep you informed during your technician’s training.

2. Receive World-Class Training


We won’t waste your time.  We know we get limited time to make a big difference in the safety of you and your team and we will make the most of it.

3. Go to Work with Confidence


We will be an on-going resource for you after your training is complete.  Our customers can reach out to us anytime they need something.

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What risks are you taking by having sub-optimal training?

Increase of injury
Increased liability
Increased downtime
Poor team confidence
 

Take responsibility for your technicians and give them the training they deserve.


  • Don't just get a certificate, get the best training available
  • Have the peace of mind knowing your technicians are well trained
  • Know that your technicians can deal with emergencies in the field
  • Give your team the confidence to do their job
  • Get ongoing support and training from the subject matter experts (that's us)

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