GWO WIND TURBINES ONSHORE BASIC SAFETY TRAINING (BST)
Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total
This Basic Safety Training course is GWO approved (Global Wind Organisation) – and is designed for those who work or wish to work in the wind turbine industry. Before delegates are allowed to work in a wind turbine, they have to complete the GWO Basic Safety Training first.
A complete package of training that incorporates the GWO Working at Height with Manual Handling, GWO First Aid and GWO Fire Awareness courses, offered at a discounted rate. Designed to provide candidates with the skills they need to enable them to work in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry. Accommodates people working onshore. This course is highly practical and includes training on purpose built working at height facilities.
Those who attend this course must also register to be part of the Global Wind Industry Training Records Database (WINDA) and will be required to bring along their registration number to start this course.
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.
On this 3.5 day course, delegates will learn and develop practical skills which will enable them to work safely on onshore wind turbines.
Topics covered on this course include:
Working at Height with Manual Handling – learn how to work safely at heights and perform rescue from height in a remote wind turbine environment. Delegates will also learn to safely lift under 15kg individually and under 30kg in a team, to encourage positive Manual Handling and ergonomic behaviour in a wind turbine industry/environment.
First Aid – gain the skills and knowledge required to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ WTG environment, learning how to deal with choking, shock, seizures, bleeding and how to handle a casualty, both individually and as part of a team.
Fire Awareness – learn basic firefighting knowledge and skills to prevent fires, conduct initial and appropriate judgement when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel and know how to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held firefighting equipment.
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This course is taught by trained, experienced instructors who have all complete regulated assessor awards.
All of our instructors have the skills and first-hand experience to bring our lessons to life.
On successful completion of the course, candidates will be accredited for:
We then upload this to the WINDA portal: Global Wind Industry Training Records Database and delegates can access this using their WINDA registration number.
2 years. We also offer GWO Refresher Courses if you require re-certification.
No. The course is accredited by GWO, but no funding is available.
1 training to 12 candidates
- Theory training
1 trainer to 6 candidates