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1. Kongres Gospodarki Senioralnej w Warszawie

Demographic Change in Poland Places New Demands on Society

The first congress of the Polish senior citizens economy created a new model for private and public investment in services for the elderly.

On October 29, 2014, the first congress of the so-called “silver economy” took place in Poland. The topics included:

  • Demographic change and new economic challenges.
  • Options for financing programs for senior citizens.
  • New construction and modernization of senior citizen housing and residences.

The congress was organized by the Forum for Economic Development & Entrepreneurship and hosted by the National Institute of Economics and the Adam Smith Center.

The first congress of the Polish senior citizens economy created a new model for private and public investment in services for the elderly. Congress participants rated the potential of the industry and its importance to the national economy, especially for the labour market. Services for seniors open up new employment opportunities in small and medium-sized centers that are now threatened by depopulation and chronic unemployment among young people and people aged 50+.

In addition to a presentation program, the event provided discussions on various topics. As part of the topic “Labour Market, Training and New Training Facilities for Professionals” Ursula Taege from TÜV Rheinland Academy in Germany presented the German education system of the nursing profession as well as the Professional Academy for Nursing at TÜV Rheinland. Anna Konewecka from TÜV Academy Polska shared experiences from the project “Education of Nursing Assistants with Personal Certification”. In this project, the academy in Poland trained Polish experts in 24-hour-care in Germany on behalf of temporary employment agencies. Further training for nursing staff is under preparation.

Columbian Academy for Occupational Safety in the Mining Industry

The Colombian mining industry has grown at a fast pace during the past decade. In our times, Colombia is an important player in the world mining industry as a producer of high quality minerals.

Working conditions in the mining industry are hard. In order to protect the miners and avoid accidents, the government has enacted an extensive set of regulations which also include guidelines for dealing with vehicles for the transport of raw materials as well as the operators of cranes of all kinds as well as other lifting devices. The operators of mines are legally obliged to provide their employees, who are involved in the relevant tasks, with the appropriate training and to verify such training.

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TÜV Rheinland offers essential expertise for training and education. Our experts in Columbia train mine workers in the safe driving with off-road trucks with all-wheel drive and educate crane operators. Training content includes the following:

  • Defensive driving in high mountains (16 course units)
    • Defensive driving in industrial and mining environments
    • Movement of the vehicle on difficult terrain or high risk areas

Objectives: Participants learn about their own abilities and how to assess the vehicle safely as well as how to identify risks and avoid them.

  • Safety course for operators and lifting operations with bridge cranesand gantry cranes, rigging applications and critical evaluation oflifting.

Objectives: To provide theoretical and practical knowledge for the safe and efficient overhead cranes, gantry cranes and its relationship to good use rigging (slings, slings, shackles, eyebolts, turnbuckles, lifting equipment and other) operatinguserequired.

The certification of lifting equipment and qualification of their operators by an independent third party ensures that both equipment and operators dedicated evaluated by qualified personnel for this task. At present, companies around the world, aware of this need and are looking for a CA Ernst and support for this type of work required.

Windmill Training Center in India

Windmill Training Center Inaugurated at PPG Institute of Technology in Coimbatore

А Center for Training on Renewable Energy – Windmill Training Center – was opened at PPG Institute of Technology in Coimbatore. It is aimed to meet the demand for the need of trained windmill technicians in India. The Windmill Training Center is the first-of-its-kind in the country, complete with horizontal and vertical windmills, solar photo voltaic power panels, etc. The new training facility consists of various parts and machinery that а windmill possesses. The scope of training includes design, installation, service and maintenance of windmill technology.

The wind energy industry in India is experiencing a very high growth rate next years. It has the potential for immediate application as a viable component of the Indian strategic energy plan. Most states are already actively involved in this industry in India. The vocational training center gives opportunity for students, who want to pursue a career in windmill technology or start their own enterprise in windmill related activities. This profession offers a great possibility for the young generation and entrepreneurs as the wind energy industry is looking for skilled man power.

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During the opening event, Timothy Miller, General Manager of TÜV Rheinland Training in India, announced that the center would not only conduct special training programs, but also research activities in renewable energy.Р. Prabhakaran, Country Head, Training and Consulting of TÜV Rheinland in India explained the training programs that will bе mаdе available at the training center.

We Train Windmill Service Technicians

The Windmill vocational courses prepare individuals for career entry and advancement opportunities with wind energy technologies. The program is designed to prepare students to become Windmill Service Technicians to support the installation, operation and maintenance of the wind energy industry.

After completion of the training the students will be qualified to:

  • Install, test, service and repair windmill systems and components
  • Troubleshoot and maintain automated control and PLC systems
  • Troubleshoot and maintain Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems
  • Perform all job functions in a safe manner in compliance with applicable safety standards
  • Understand the usage of essential personal protective equipment

The Students can expect an innovative approach to wind turbine training that will include classroom, computer-based and hands-on training. Upon completion of this wind turbine technician training program, students will understand the critical safety requirements of an industry. Students successfully completing this program will be fully prepared for jobs in wind power and qualified for entry-level positions as windmill technicians.

The program is based on international standards and focuses on the development of industry-defined competencies. It includes the topics Electricity, Electronics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Computers and Networking, Mechanical Systems and Mechanisms, Mechatronics, PLCs, Electrical Power Generation and Distribution, Wind Power Systems, Teamwork, Quality and Safety.

The practical training on windmills will take place in partner companies of TÜV Rheinland. Our TÜV Rheinland experts impart extensive training on safety procedures.

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See brochure windmill training courses

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Training Courses for Professionals in Windmill Energy Industry

  • Design Courses
    This course introduces participants to wind systems, including wind generator theory, operation, site evaluation, installation, service and safety. It will be a combination of classroom training, hands-on exercises, and field experience that provides students a broad and solid foundation in wind energy.
    Content:
    Basics of wind power, introduction to windmills, basics of power production using windmill, design of a windmill and introduction to costing
    Duration: 1 month
  • Installation
    The students who undergo this course will be trained in windmill basics with the emphasis on applicable building regulations, pre-work survey / inspection, (consideration to) batteries / off-grid systems, siting for best performance, earthing and bonding requirements, wind speed surveying, recording of test results and completion of certification, electrical test procedures, structural survey, electrical safety legislation, standards and terminology, hilt chemical fixing, fixing & mounting methods, installation of electrical components.
    Content:
    Introduction to windmills, history of windmills, working at heights – safety, unloading & transporting of parts of wind mill, installation of windmill
    Duration: 3 month
  • Maintenance
    Content:
    Basics of a wind power, need for maintenance in windmills, maintenance, repair and cost over view, safety during maintenance, gear box maintenance, rotor blade protection maintenance, common maintenance tasks, cost maintenance
    Duration: 3 month

 

The windmill training center is the outcome of the memorandum of understanding between the institute and TUV Rheinland India Pvt. Ltd.

  • TÜV Rheinland (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TÜV) …
    is a member of TÜV Rheinland Group, a German pioneer in providing technical services worldwide. We are Germany’s 2nd largest provider of vocational training, teaching more than one hundred thousand students. TÜV Rheinland has wide exposure towards industrial practices and business processes. TÜV Rheinland has a worldwide presence in 65 countries and 500 locations employing 17,200 globally and 30 locations in India with more than 600 professionals working.
  • PPG Institute of Technology, (PPGIT) …
    is a flagship institution conceived in the year 2008 and established under the aegis of renowned P. Perichi Gounder Memorial Education and Charitable Trust (PPG Trust), Coimbatore, with the motive of imparting value education par excellence. The College bestows
    an erudite atmosphere crafted with ethics and ethos of Indian culture. With excellent facilities and stateof-the-art infrastructure the college is all geared up to perform and progress. Apart from grooming and equipping the students to be industry ready it inculcates in them value and vision.
Portfolio of Risktec Solutions

Risktec now Part of TÜV Rheinland

Risk Management and Assessment for Business

Risktec Solutions Limited became part of the TÜV Rheinland Group. The company based in Warrington in the UK and operates from 15 offices in the UK, the Netherlands, Middle East and North America. It provides risk and safety services and offers technical training and education to highly regulated industrial sectors around the world.

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Risktec’s core industries include the oil and gas industry, nuclear power generation and the railway sector. So the company is an excellent addition for TÜV Rheinland, complementing the established services extremely well. With Risktec TÜV Rheinland can now offer the industry customers further important services, providing independent advice on a wide range of risk and safety issues.

Service portfolio of Risktec Solutions Ltd.The acquisition of the UK company enables TÜV Rheinland to assist clients in meeting the demand to demonstrate compliance with increasingly stringent international legislation and industry standards. At a time when many industries are dealing with increasing technical challenges, associated with investing in new assets or extending the life of existing assets, they are also faced with skill shortages across the world.

Risktec’s aim has always been to work with the clients for the long term, over the complete lifecycle of their assets, and being part of TÜV Rheinland extends the ability of the company to do this.

This has resulted in high demand for the consulting and training resp. education services provided by Risktec. The company provides services to many of the world’s most important industrial companies, including international operators of power plants and oil and gas facilities.

Risktec provides services to many of the world’s most important industrial companies, including international operators of power plants and oil and gas facilities.

Risktec Education & Training Section

Online and classroom training and postgraduate education to help develop competent risk and safety management professionals. Find out more: → Official Website