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Fire Awareness (Wind Industry)

Renewable Industry Training

Fire Awareness (Wind Industry) GWO Approved

How to identify and respond to a fire in the wind industry in a safe manner. Candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge on the development and spread of fire, along with correct actions needed if a fire is discovered, including the operation and use of firefighting equipment to extinguish a fire. Candidates will also learn about contingency plans including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures. Designed to accommodate people working both onshore and offshore.

Key Facts

  • Duration - 4 hours
  • Assessment - written and practical
  • Instructor/candidate ratio - 1:10
  • Award alignment - course meets GWO approved fire awareness standard
  • Accreditation -GWO certificate
  • Lifespan - 2 years

 

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire
  • identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment
  • demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment, including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures
  • demonstrate correct actions on discovering a fire, including correct operation and fire extinguishing by means of the fire fighting equipment in a wind turbine

Upcoming Course Dates

LOCATION START DATE DURATION
Fife (Scotland) 21/09/2018 0.5 Day Enquire
Fife (Scotland) 19/10/2018 0.5 Day Enquire
Fife (Scotland) 16/11/2018 0.5 Day Enquire
Fife (Scotland) 07/12/2018 0.5 Day Enquire

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