GWO Basic Safety Training Onshore Refresher

Course Overview

All four onshore Global Wind Organisation (GWO) refresher training courses combined into a package that builds on previously gained knowledge and skills, to revalidate certification so that delegates can continue to work in the onshore wind turbine environment safely and effectively.

The GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR) Onshore Package includes all four refresher courses delivered over three consecutive days:

  • GWO First Aid Refresher
  • GWO Fire Awareness Refresher
  • GWO Manual Handling Refresher
  • GWO Working at Height Refresher

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR) Onshore Package will be able to;

  • Revalidate certification to continue their career in the onshore wind industry

Course Content

A GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Offshore Refresher Package includes;

  1. GWO First Aid Refresher – administering safe and effective first aid in the wind turbine industry in accordance with GWO standards
  2. GWO Fire Awareness Refresher – within the WTG, recognise fire hazards and how to mitigate them, how to use basic firefighting techniques, how to safely evacuation a smoke filled WTG work environment
  3. GWO Manual Handling Refresher – correctly performing manual handling activities in the wind industry/ WTG work environment
  4. GWO Working at Height Refresher – performing safe and comprehensive basic rescue from height in a remote turbine environment while meeting emergency response requirements for personnel in the global wind industry


To attend the GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR) Onshore Package, delegates must:

  • Hold a valid GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) or Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR) certificate for each of the 4 modules required
  • Be over 18, physically and medically fit, with a maximum weight of 120 kg



GWO certificates will be issues for all four elements of the package which remain valid for 2 years


3.0 Days


Anyone wishing to revalidate certification to continue work in the onshore renewables and wind energy industry