Offshore Wind Energy Deep Dive

An Interactive 5 - Day Training Course

Offshore Wind Energy Deep Dive

Understanding Important Technical Concepts of Offshore Wind Energy Production

Classroom Dates
24 - 28 Jun 2024
09 - 13 Dec 2024

This is a technical training course that will guide you through everything you need to know to make sense of the challenges and opportunities within the offshore wind energy world. Starting with the basics and gradually diving into the more complex technical topics related to offshore wind farms.

Participants will gain a detailed understanding of the fundamental principles and components of offshore wind energy systems, as well as the skills required to design them. The delegates of Offshore Wind Energy Deep Dive training course will also learn to identify and manage risks associated with offshore wind energy projects, as well as identify mitigation measures to minimize those risks.

This Energy Training Centre training course will highlight:

  • Measuring the offshore wind: meteorological platforms and floating LiDAR systems
  • Offshore wind turbine technology: fixed-bottom and floating turbines
  • Metocean and seabed data assessment
  • Offshore wind farm layout design and optimization
  • Offshore wind farm economics and financing
  • Risk assessment and mitigation measures for offshore wind energy systems

By the end of this Offshore Wind Energy Deep Dive training course, participants will learn to:

  • Select adequate offshore wind measurement equipment for each site
  • Determine the appropriate wind turbine technology
  • Estimate CAPEX and LCoE for offshore new wind farm project
  • Develop optimal offshore wind farm layouts
  • Acquire and analyze metocean and seabed data

During the training course, the participants will benefit from a range of effective teaching methods. Each training section will commence with an introduction to the topic, followed by an overview of the critical technical concepts. The training course will encompass the use of PowerPoint presentations, videos, illustrations, practical case studies, and interactive exercises. To conclude each section, a collective conversation and Q&A moment will take place.

Sending employees to this training course on offshore wind energy can provide organizations with benefits such as improved technical expertise, enhanced project planning and execution, better risk management, improved health and safety, and increased innovation. Participants can gain knowledge about fundamental principles and components of offshore wind energy systems, site selection, resource assessment, environmental impact assessment, and risks and mitigation measures. These skills can be applied to projects undertaken by the organization, leading to better decision-making, increased efficiency, and reduced risk.

Participants will be able to plan and execute offshore wind energy projects in a cost-effective and timely manner, while ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards. In addition to that, they will be able to stimulate innovation within their organizations by gaining exposure to emerging trends in offshore wind energy technology and research.

This Offshore Wind Energy Deep Dive training course is appropriate for various professionals, but it is particularly advantageous for the following:

  • Individuals who are involved in the primary stages of new offshore wind farm projects
  • Executives or decision-makers who require a comprehensive understanding of the offshore wind market
  • Engineers who intend to enter the offshore renewable energy sector
  • Professionals who already have ties to the onshore wind farms industry

Day One: Introduction and Fundamentals of Offshore Wind Energy 

  • Overview of the current state of offshore wind energy
  • Comparison of offshore wind energy with other energy sources
  • Accumulated global offshore wind capacity evolution over time
  • Where are the offshore wind farms located?
  • Introduction to the main components of offshore wind energy systems
  • The basic components of offshore wind turbines
  • Highest still water level (HSWL), maximum individual wave height (Hmax50) and additional water levels definitions 

Day Two: Offshore Wind Data, Metocean Data, and Measurement Systems 

  • Offshore wind resource measurement platforms (FINO 2 success case)
  • Floating light detection and ranging systems (FLiDAR or FLS)
  • Global bathymetry data and seabed data
  • Mesoscale offshore wind resource grids from numerical weather predictions (NWP)
  • Techniques for measuring and analyzing offshore wind energy resources
  • The importance of accurate resource assessment for successful offshore wind projects
  • Data collection and interpretation techniques for offshore wind energy 

Day Three: Offshore Wind Turbines, Wind Farm Design and Energy Production Assessment 

  • Fixed-bottom vs floating wind turbine technologies
  • Turbine blades, rotors, gearboxes, generators, and other components
  • Installation and maintenance of offshore wind turbines
  • Site selection and characterization for offshore wind farms
  • The processes of designing and optimizing offshore wind farm layouts
  • Long cluster-to-cluster offshore wakes
  • Annual energy production (AEP) calculation
  • Uncertainty factors and exceedance probabilities related to the energy production forecasts 

Day Four: Environmental Impacts, Operations and Maintenance of Offshore Wind Farms 

  • Offshore wind farm economics and financing
  • Calculating the levelized cost of energy (LCoE)
  • Environmental impact assessment and mitigation measures
  • Overview of offshore wind farm operations and maintenance
  • Types of maintenance and inspection procedures for offshore wind turbines and components
  • Risk assessment and mitigation measures for offshore wind energy systems
  • Health and safety considerations for offshore wind farm workers 

Day Five: Advanced Topics in Offshore Wind Energy and Conclusion 

  • Emerging trends in offshore wind energy technology and research
  • Future prospects for offshore wind energy development
  • Where will the wind farms of tomorrow be located?
  • Successful offshore wind projects
  • Discussion of future directions in offshore wind energy

We offer two main training formats to cater to different preferences and needs: 

  • Classroom Training Delivery – Our traditional classroom-based training courses provide a face-to-face learning experience with subject matter experts. You’ll benefit form in-person interactions, hands-on exercises, and a structured classroom environment.
  • Online Training Delivery – We also offer convenient live/online training courses that you can access from anywhere with a stable internet connection. These courses provided flexibility and allow you to learn anywhere, making them suitable for busy schedules or remote learning.

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Yes, we do. We provide tailored training courses designed to meet the specific requirement of larger group of individuals. These customized training courses can be conducted both classroom and online formats, allowing you the flexibility to choose you preferred dates and duration.

Please contact us at to discuss your group’s training needs, and we’ll work with you to create a personalized training course that aligns with your objectives.

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Our training courses are held at our partnered hotels within the city included within our training

Yes, here are the following options we can offer to assist you:

  • Corporate Discount – We can extend our corporate discount to participants staying at the same hotel, if we have any. Please enquire about the availability of this discount when you register for the training course.
  • Nearby Hotel Suggestions – If you prefer other accommodations, we can provide a list of nearby hotels to suit your needs and budget.

Feel free to go through hotel booking platforms on the internet to find the most cost-effective for you.

No, we do not provide job placement services after the training course. However, we are confident that our training course equips you with the necessary tools and knowledge to enhance you career prospects and promote career growth. Our training course are designed to empower you with valuable skills and expertise to excel in your chosen field.

  • Tuition fee for a 5-day training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training
  • Meeting at a hotel venue corresponding to your chosen session
  • Welcome food and drinks, AM / PM snack, and Lunch
  • Digital course materials (e-Tablet)
  • Course completion certificates
  • Designing and administration of Pre-& Post Course Assessments
  • Preparation of participant’s Performance and Appraisal Report, if required
  • Issuance of Letter of Invitation for delegates needed visa processing, if required
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day online training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training through live/virtual delivery
  • An electronic copy of the training manual and relevant hand-outs
  • Issuance of The Energy Training Centre e-Certificate of Completion
  • Administration of Pre-& Post Workshop Assessments
  • Link access of online platform acceptable to both parties

Certainly, we do provide corporate rates tailored for organizations seeking to enrol multiple employees in our training programs. To facilitate this, we encourage you to make a formal request via email addressed to We’ll be delighted to discuss and offer a suitable arrangement for your corporate needs.

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We offer two convenient payment options:

  • Bank Transfer – You can make payment via bank transfer. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an invoice with the banking details for the transfer. We would require you to supply a swift copy for us to confirm receipt of funds.
  • Payment Link – Alternatively, we provide a secure payment link that you can use to complete your payment after your registration has been confirmed.

Upon receipt of your registration details sent via email at, we will send you the following by e-mail within 24-48 hours of registration.

  • Joining Instructions
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 If you register online, you will receive an e-mail on the same day confirming your registration.

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  • Online Registration Form – Register for your desired training course by completing the online registration form available on our website. Simple click on the registration button or select your preferred dates and provide the requested information.
  • Email Registration – You can email us your intention to register at Our team will guide you through the registration process and provide assistance you may need.

Yes, we do allow registration transfers in the event that you are unable to attend the training course. To initiate a transfer, please send us an official email requesting the change. We’ll guide you through the transfer process and ensure a smooth transition of your registration to another eligible participant.

Our training course sessions are scheduled and posted on our website for your convenience. However, we understand that there may be specific requirement for your group. If you have a preferred venue and specific training dates in mind, please feel free to propose them to us by clicking on the button “Propose you preferred location & date” of your preferred training course.

Our course timings slightly vary between the cities we offer our training courses. Please let us know of your preferred course and session (dates/venue) through email at Alternatively, you may call/WhatsApp us at +971 50 746 0956.

We understand that time zones may be different between our Senior Consultants and our delegates. Our standard online course timings (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, GMT+4 – Dubai, UAE) may be adjusted upon confirming the programme. Our team shall communicate between the confirmed registered delegates and suggested a suitable course timing for all.

Our standard course duration for our classroom programmes is 6 hours per day while our online session is 5 hours per day.

Our training programmes are designed to be concise yet comprehensive, focusing on professional development. The duration varies based on the specific course content and objectives – we normally offer programmes between 5 – 10 days. However, our emphasis lies in delivering interactive and engaging sessions that prioritize depth of learning within a condensed timeframe. This approach ensures participants acquire substantial knowledge and skills efficiently.

We have been assessed by TUV Rheinland Middle East FZE and comply with Quality Management System standards – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29993:2017, ensuring a commitment to quality and excellence in our operations and services.

Our training courses span across diverse industries, encompassing sectors such as but not limited to:

  • Power & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government and Regulatory bodies
  • Manufacturing & Production Industry

Our commitment lies in continuously refining and expanding our training course offerings to align with evolving industry landscapes. We encourage individuals to explore our website or engage with our dedicated support team for the latest information on available courses, ensuring access to the most pertinent and current educational resources.

Yes, Energy Training Centre is an ILM Recognised Provider (ID# 002398B), authorized to register learners and offer training courses recognized by ILM. Participants seeking ILM Recognised Certification would need to complete an assessment post the ILM Recognised courses. ILM is a renowned provider of leadership and management qualifications, part of the City and Guilds Group. Additionally, our company is a CPD Certified Training Company, ensuring our commitment to continuous professional development standards.