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NWFTC To Partner With Petans To Widen Their Training Capability

PRESS RELEASE

Colchester, 3 October 2016

NWFTC announces they are to partner with Petans to provide training to the wind industry.  The state of the art facilities at Petans have been specially adapted for wind industry courses, which will be delivered by some of the most experienced technical safety trainers in the UK. The courses initially on offer will include fully accredited GWO Basic Safety training – Working at Height, First Aid, Fire Awareness, Manual Handling and Sea Survival. Courses can be booked from October 2016.

Petans’ Norwich Training Centre is one of the leading training centres for the Offshore Energy sector in the UK. As a registered charity, Petans consistently invests to update and introduce new facilities capable of offering training in a realistic setting. Their industry leading facilities includes a solar heated survival tank, wind training tower, fire simulation modules, helideck and confined space modules. With comfortable delegate facilities and highly qualified personnel, they are able to support all levels of ability and experience.

Tom O’Shea, Training Solutions Manager, CWind said: “This is an exciting opportunity to combine the expertise of NWFTC with that of Petans. The prominent location, together with high quality training staff and facilities, makes this partnership ideal for meeting the needs of the industry.”

Michael Wilder, General Manager, Petans said: “We are delighted at the opportunity to widen our training scope into the ever growing offshore wind sector by partnering with NWFTC and look forward to working together over the coming months.”

NWFTC is a fully owned subsidiary of CWind, a UK based offshore wind industry service company working with major developers in the offshore wind sector. CWind is an Integrated Service Provider that supports the wind Industry by providing on-demand services as well as 360° solutions to help ensure the success of their clients’ projects.