GWO Basic Safety Training Onshore

Course Overview

All four onshore Global Wind Organisation (GWO) basic safety training courses combined into a package that introduces you to the wind industry and provides you with the initial certifications you need to work on an onshore wind farm.

The GWO Basic Safety Training (GWO BST) Onshore Package includes all four courses being delivered over four consecutive days:

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

Course Objectives

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

  • Begin a career in the onshore wind industry

Course Content

A GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Onshore Package includes;

  1. GWO First Aid – administering safe and effective first aid in the wind turbine industry in accordance with GWO standards
  2. GWO Fire Awareness – 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 – correctly performing manual handling activities in the wind industry/ WTG work environment
  4. GWO Working at Height – performing safe and comprehensive basic rescue from height in a remote turbine environment while meeting emergency response requirements for personnel new to the global wind industry

Prerequisites

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

  • Register for a personal WINDA profile before arriving for the course
  • Be over 18, physically and medically fit, with a maximum weight of 120 kg

COURSE INFO

CERTIFICATE:

GWO certificates will be issued for each of the four modules of the package which remain valid for 2 years

DURATION:

4.0 Days

WHO IS IT FOR:

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

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