GWO Training

The GWO Basic Safety Training courses are made up of 5 modules which consist of the following:

  • GWO Working at Height with Manual Handling    (2 modules)
  • GWO First Aid
  • GWO Sea Survival
  • GWO Fire Awareness

The above courses are valid for 2 years, shorter Refresher courses (GWO BSTR) are available for those that need to renew their certification. If you choose these courses individually please Enter Code gwofullbst at checkout to receive the package price of £900 + vat

Please contact our office on 0151 521 5929 if you wish to book the following;

  • Onshore Full and Refresher packages, £700 + vat/£500 + vat these courses are ideal for those who are on Onshore projects or pre-assembly sites.
  • GWO Combined Rescue Refresher 


Courses can be taken as a full package (GWO Refresher Package) or individually. If you choose these courses individually please Enter Code gworef at checkout to receive the package price of £700 + vat


The GWO Advanced Rescue Training (Combined Rescue) is made up of the following courses:

  • GWO ART – Hub, Spinner and Inside Blade – 1 day course – certificate valid for 2 years
  • GWO ART – Nacelle, Tower and Basement – 2 day course – certificate valid for 2 years
  • The 2 bolt-on units below can be completed after the full course and has no certificate expiry:

GWO ART – single person rescue – hub, spinner and inside blade – 1/2 day bolt-on – No certificate expiry date

GWO ART – Single person rescue – nacelle, tower and basement – 1/2 day bolt-on – No Certificate Expiry Date

To be able to sit these courses you must have in-date the following GWO courses – working at height / first aid and manual handling certificate.


The GWO Enhanced First Aid courses has been brought in to raise the skill level of those working on remote Onshore/Offshore Wind Turbines.

GWO Enhanced First Aid – 3 days

GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher – 2 Days (in-date GWO First aid or GWO enhanced first-aid certificate required)


The GWO Blade repair course runs for 10 days over a 2 week period for those looking to move into the Wind Turbine Blade Repair / Maintenance and Inspection role.


The Global Wind Organisation is an association of Wind Turbine owners and manufacturers with the aim of supporting an injury-free work environment in the wind industry.

In response to the demand for recognisable Basic Safety Training (BST) in the industry, the members of the GWO have developed a safety standard. The standard ensures that the work of any Certified Training Provider is competent and proficient.

The objective of GWO is to enable a common, industry-wide work practice that aims to reduce any safety and health issues for personnel working on a site.

Any holder of a GWO certificate is considered competent and knowledgeable within Basic Safety in the wind industry.

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