Renewables & Wind Energy

GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package

GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package

Course Overview

This course package is the best way to start a career in the wind industry.

The GWO BST Package includes GWO Fire Awareness, GWO First Aid, GWO Manual Handling, GWO Sea Survival and GWO Working at Height.

The equipment used during the training course carries a weight limit of 136-140kg. For participants this maximum weight includes clothes and safety equipment, we therefore recommend a maximum bodyweight of 120kg. Our equipment also has a maximum waist size of 120cm.

You must be registered on Winda prior to attending a GWO course.
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Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package, delegates must hold:
    Delegates must be WINDA registered before arriving for the course.

Course Content

Delegates completing a GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package will be able to;
- Identify possible fire hazards within the wind industry and understand how to control and mitigate these hazards
- Administer safe and effective first aid in a wind turbine industry in accordance with GWO
- Correctly performing manual handling activities in the wind industry wind turbine environment
- Demonstrate sea survival techniques and safe transfer between vessels and installations
- Perform 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

More information

  • Certification: A GWO certificate will be issued upon successful completion
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Target audience: Anyone wishing to work in the renewables and wind energy industry
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 2 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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