NOWI is a fully accredited Global Wind Organization Training Facility.

GWO Basic Safety Training (BST)

GWO First Aid.

  • Topics: Assessing and managing common workplace injuries, administering basic life support techniques, providing appropriate first aid interventions.

GWO Fire Awareness.

  • Topics: Fire hazards, evacuation procedures, fire extinguisher usage, early detection and effective communication during fire incidents.

GWO Manual Handling.

GWO Working at Heights.

  • Topics: Fall protection systems, hazard identification, personal protective equipment.

GWO Sea Survival.

  • Topics: Life-saving equipment, evacuation procedures, responding effectively in emergency scenarios at sea.

GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT)

GWO Mechanical Safety.

GWO Electrical Safety.

GWO Hydraulic Safety.

GWO Installation.

GWO Bolt Tightening.

Other Training

GWO Advanced Rescue.

Helicopter Underwater Escape Training.

After successful completion of the GWO courses, the NOWI will provide your completion by registering on WINDA, the GWO online database. The NOWI will provide support to participants for the training in the city of New Bedford, including supporting accommodations and other needs.


State-of-the-Art Facility

NOWI, located in the city of New Bedford, Mass., will provide participants with critical training through its deepwater training tank, its GWO training climbing towers, fire suppression equipment, and other state-of-the-art simulation rooms. Customized training spaces that focus on offshore wind-related services such as blade repair and composite work are also featured within the NOWI. From classrooms, laboratories, and training equipment, the NOWI will provide participants with strategic planning to accomplish required certifications, ensure refreshments and meals are properly scheduled and provided in-house, and offer technology and quiet spaces for participants in between courses.

This facility will offer customized, proprietary training and courses for developers, OEMs, and other supply chain companies. International meeting space and other professional and business-related benefits will also be provided.


Virtual Reality Simulation Program

A fully equipped simulation lab will provide a welcomed opportunity to have more choices and modalities for training. This simulation program will provide both students and training participants with a virtual program as well as with an equipped lab for interactive virtual trainings.


Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

This program will focus on local small businesses and entrepreneurs to support their growth through assessing, identifying, developing, protecting, and commercializing new ideas of relevance to offshore wind, as well as starting and incubating new businesses to support the sector.


Proprietary Training

The NOWI will develop and support customized proprietary training for the developers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and supply chain companies.