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.

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.


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 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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