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AID Renewables

10th February 2023


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Established in 2004, AID Renewables provides expert training, services, and equipment for wind turbines, including work-at-height courses and personal protective equipment.

In 2016 AID Renewables became the first fully accredited Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training company in Africa, and in 2022 the first South African GWO training company to be awarded ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.

AID Renewables is 100% South African owned and run, with its high-tech training centre based in Milnerton, Cape Town where its technically experienced trainers deliver a variety of engaging, fully accredited courses. MD Mark Campbell is a certified ISO 9001 lead auditor and conducts independent audits for Industrial Rope Access Trade Association International members across the globe. 

With safety as the main focus, AID Renewables offers the following GWO-accredited courses for on- and offshore operations: 

  • GWO basic safety courses: 
    •   Work at height
    •   First aid
    •   Fire awareness
    •   Manual handling
    •   Sea survival
  • GWO basic technical training: 
    •   Hydraulics
    •   Mechanical
    •   Electrical
  • GWO advanced rescue
    •   Hub, spinner and inside blade
    •   Nacelle, tower and basement
    •   Singleton rescue for both
  • GWO Slinger signaller 
  • GWO Enhanced first aid 

Feedback from recent AID renewables students include comments such as: “Excellent venue, great equipment. Trainers extremely knowledgeable and helpful, all round 5 stars” and “More thorough than European versions of the course I’ve completed before”.

AID renewables acknowledges the support of the following organisations:

  • Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy 
  • ASP Rope Access International
  • Obelisk Energy Measurement & 


Obelisk Energy Services 

  • 3Energy Services 
  • Mainstream Asset Management SA 
  • FairWind Installation 
  • GE East Africa
  • Vestas Southern Africa 
  • Acciona Energy SA Global 
  • Altitec South Africa 
  • Astrum Energy Services
  • Boskalis Offshore International 
  • Flender 
  • Globeleq South Africa Management



  • Maersk Training Denmark 
  • Morganite South Africa 
  • Qair (Mauritius) Energy Service 
  • Red Rocket South Africa 
  • Renew Installations 
  • Scatec Solar Africa 
  • Ven-to ApS Denmark 
  • Worley RSA


Edited by Creamer Media Reporter



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