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Military to Wind – ELCAS Funded Training

We're the training delivery partner of choice for the Armed Forces going into wind or oil and gas.

3t Training Services (previously known as AIS Survivex), is an ELCAS-approved training provider committed to helping ex-forces personnel transfer their skills to the global energy sector.

We are also proud to be gold-level sponsors of the British Forces Resettlement Service (BFRS).


Military to Wind ELCAS Training Programme

Our Military to Wind training programme is the first of its kind. Working closely with wind sector employers and industry bodies we have created a bespoke, hybrid package combining GWO and ITC training modules.

The ELCAS-approved Military to Wind training programme provides all the mandatory certification required, whilst preparing you for your new wind sector career.

Download our Military 2 Wind brochure here

Programme Contents

At the end of our 4-week training programme you will be awarded an ‘ITC Level 3 Diploma in Safe Working Practice in the Wind Turbine Industry’ and your successful completion of the main learning outcomes necessary to work in the wind sector.

The programme covers the following:

Sea Survival provides the skills and knowledge to travel safely to and from offshore wind installations.

ART provides the skills and knowledge to successfully transport a colleague who cannot self-evacuate.

Fire Awareness provides the knowledge, skills and confidence to appropriately respond in the event of an emergency on an offshore wind installation.

GWO Working at Height & Manual Handling Combined encourages positive manual handling behaviour and safe work at heights in the wind industry.

EFA provides the knowledge and skills to administer lifesaving first aid measures.

BTT is widely considered to be the industry standard for all wind technicians.

Applying for ELCAS funding

The MOD’s Enhanced Credits Scheme (ELC) promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. You can utilise your ELCAS credits and save on the cost of the Military to Wind Training programme.

We also offer 0% finance options, so you can split any remaining programme cost into affordable monthly payments.

Claiming is quick and easy – simply complete an online form via the ELCAS website here to get started.

It’s predicted that the number of people working in direct and indirect jobs in the UK’s offshore wind industry will increase to over 100,000 by the end of the decade.

This means that the industry will need to attract and retain an average of 10,000 workers per year!*


*OWIC June 2023 Offshore Wind Skills Intelligence Report


additional jobs needed for offshore wind by 2030

Wind Career Guidance

As the UK’s biggest energy sector training provider, we work with a number of leading employers and recruiters in the wind sector.

We leverage our fantastic links to industry to guarantee you the offer of at least one relevant job interview upon successful completion of the programme, putting you in the best possible position to secure employment in the field.

Contact us

We have set up a dedicated direct line for military personnel to get in touch and find out more about our Military to Wind programme.

Call 0191 341 0248