WTSR: Role of Authorising Engineer

WTSR: Role of Authorising Engineer

Course provides additional information on the roles and responsibilities of the Authorising Engineer (AE). It complements and is additional to the SafetyOn/G+ Core WTSR Training Course.


Course provides an understanding of the duties of an Authorising Engineer in relation to the requirements of the implementation and application of WTSR. Sets out the process of approving an AWP and preparation to be formally authorised to carry out the role in accordance with the WTSR P6. Key topics include:

• Ensuring Safety from the System and a Safe System of Work
• Roles and Responsibilities of the AE
• Technical competence required of an AE (Ref P6)
• Requirements of approving an AWP
• How Safety from the System can be achieved
• Format and content of an AWP
• How work is managed and controlled under an AWP
• Agreeing safety precautions for cross boundary work

Course Information

Course duration

1 day


Wind (Onshore & Offshore)


SafetyOn/G+ WTSR Core Training

Who aimed at ?

Primarily aimed at Authorised Engineers (AE) wishing to better understand the role
as well anyone undergoing training to become an AE such as Authorised Technicians.
Also relevant for anyone with responsibilities for the preparation, implementation or
operation of safe systems of work in a wind turbine. Highly relevant for:
• Authorising Engineers
• Authorised Technicians
• Operational Controllers
• H&S Advisers
• Asset Managers
• Responsible Managers
• Authorisation Officers


CPD 7 hours


Interactive/workshop format. The course can be tailored to address client/project specific requirements. Local procedures can be included. Classroom & remote and E-Learning options.
Option for small group & 1:1 coaching and mentoring. Ask for details.

Available on request