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Renewables Training Network

Renewables Training Network

The Independent, industry-led voice of renewables training, RTN develops courses and tools to aid career transition and drive down training costs

Renewables Training Network (RTN)

The RTN is the independent, industry-led voice of Renewables training whose specific focus is to:

  • Help bridge the projected skills gap envisaged in Technical, Engineering and Business roles in the industry
  • Source, develop and facilitate industry assured and recommended training courses that meet the requirements of the industry
  • Highlight barriers to growth and provide solutions that enable the industry to meet its renewable energy targets for 2020 and beyond.

The Renewables Training Network (RTN) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RenewableUK and was set up by the Renewables industry for the industry. It is the industry’s voice in creating and developing training interventions that enable the Wind and Marine industry to:

  • Build up the skills capacity required to meet industry demand
  • Raise the standards of industry training and help drive down costs
  • Facilitate the wider availability of industry assured training interventions.

The RTN’s training portfolio of ‘Industry Assured’ and ‘Recommended;’ courses are featured below, along with the approved RTN Training Providers who deliver the training into the industry.

The RTN is always open to working in collaboration with our members and training specialists and organisations to delivery training programmes which work for the industry.


Patricia Knightley
Head of the Renewables Training Network (RTN)

Fundamentals Series (RTN & RenewableUK)
Course Title Course Provider
Details to follow.


RTN Industry Assured Courses 
Course Title Course Provider
Managing Safely for Offshore Renewables Via RTN Training Providers: Blackpool & The Flyde College; Conversulting; Maersk Training; National Wind Farm Training Centre - Cwind; Orkney College; Pelamis Wave Power; Setters & Associates; SeaRoc; TUV SUD PMSS
Blade Repair & Inspection Awareness & Basic Training Via RTN Training Providers: Altitec Academy; Ayr College; Belfast Metropolitan College; Consuta Training; Edinburgh College; Maersk Training; Renewable Technical Training Services; Renewable Turbine Training
RTN Industry Recommended Courses
Course Title Course Provider
Offshore Client Representative Offshore Marine Academy
Introduction to Offshore Renewables Offshore Marine Academy
Offshore Wind Energy Training for Military - Certificate in Safety in Offshore Wind Energy (Level 3) Safety Technology
Renewables: An Executive Perspective Cranfield University
Awareness of Composites Composites Skills Alliance
Introduction to Behavioural Safety Renewables Training Network (RTN)
Managing Safely for Wind ARMSA Consulting
Wind Farm Design & WindFarmer DNV GL


The RTN ams to deliver training to new entrants and develop skills of those working in the renewables industry.