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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.

If this isn't what you are looking for we also offer basic fire awareness training and fire warden training.

We can offer the 5 day GWO Basic Safety Training which includes this course and all the core modules. Please contact us for more details. 


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
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Why MRS?

  • All trainers have worked in confined spaces and continue to do so - with real life stories to share to make the theory come alive

  • We work with City and Guilds to create the qualifications for confined space training.

  • We work with the sector to set the standards for confined space entry and rescu.

  • Provide health and safety consultancy services across the world.

  • Specialist providers of long duration breathing apparatus (4 hours). We are the best equipped for the most difficult jobs.


Upcoming Course Dates

Cowdenbeath (Scotland) 13/12/2019 0.5 Day From £105.00 Enquire Book Now
Knottingley (Yorkshire, Lancashire & Humberside) 17/01/2020 0.5 Day From £105.00 Enquire Book Now
Knottingley (Yorkshire, Lancashire & Humberside) 07/02/2020 0.5 Day From £105.00 Enquire Book Now

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