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GWO WIND TURBINES ENHANCED FIRST AID REFRESHER

2 day course
Theory 375 minutes
Practical 455 minutes

NB: Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

This GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA) Refresher course is part of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training portfolio, which is specifically designed for those who work in the global wind and renewable energy industries.

This course is the ‘refresher’ for the GWO Enhanced First Aid course – and is for renewing certification.

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 

This refresher Enhanced First Aid course ensures delegates continue to be able to administer safe, effective and immediate enhanced first aid over a period of time, to not only save lives but to also give assistance in remote areas using more advanced equipment than a basic first aid would allow, while waiting for professional emergency rescue teams to arrive.

Learners will be continually assessed doing practical work.

On completion of this course delegates will have up-to-date knowledge and skills to enable them to:

  • Understand legislation, risks and hazards in area in which they work
  • Understand human anatomy
  • Know how to manage an incident
  • Administer lifesaving and enhanced first aid using primary and secondary survey
  • Understand pain management and further possible medication
  • Be able practice first aid techniques on some selected scenarios

To view the full course timetable click here.

This course is taught by trained, experienced instructors who have all completed regulated assessor awards.

All our trainers have worked in hazardous and emergency conditions and have experience of complex rescue and first aid situations. These real-life skills help them deliver training to candidates from a practical and operational perspective.

On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a GWO certificate.
 

2 years.

No. The course is accredited by GWO, but no funding is available.

1 training to 12 candidates

  • Theory training

1 trainer to 6 candidates

  • Practical training

If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

Courses start at 8.30 am and finishes at about 3.30 pm

Yes – all candidates are required to bring the following for practical exercises: • Hard hat • Overalls • Safety footwear • Gloves

Yes. As well as PPE, delegates must provide an in-date GWO Working at heights certificate, first aid certificate and manual handling certificate, plus their WINDA registration number prior to attending this course.

Course materials, refreshments and a light lunch are provided.

GWO certificates are emailed within a week of the course being completed.

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

Just the way they deliver training great facility makes training interesting and informative a great learning environment would highly recommend
Adrian Bembridge
This course was a good refresher course which did bring back all small details which are easily forgotten between courses
Kevin McCowan
Excellent presentations and knowledge with great interaction between tutor and classroom. Course has refreshed my knowledge on the importance of good work practises.
Tony Handy
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The Benefits

  • We are a leading authority in confined space and at height technical rescue and we never rest in our goal to keep people safe.

  • We practice what we preach – our trainers are also operational rescue team members – so have real life stories to make the theory come alive.

  • We deliver best-in-class training so that anyone attending courses leaves capable of applying the knowledge to real-life situations.

  • Most of our courses are highly practical and feedback from delegates is excellent.

  • Nationwide service from our eight Training and Rescue Centres across the UK.

  • Are employed by us and trained to our own exacting standards.

  • Have real-life experience of working in high-risk environments and often share these with candidates.

  • Understand recognised learning styles and quickly adapt their delivery based on the needs of those being trained.

  • Ensure delegates are engaged by punctuating training with tests, quizzes and practical sessions.

  • Where possible, include information specific to delegates’ working practices so they leave ready to apply the learning in their day-to day roles.

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