GWO Advanced Rescue Training Refresher (ARTR)

GWO ART refresher course to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from the ART Nacelle, Tower & Basement Training. Also refreshes GWO Working at Heights and GWO Manual Handling certificates.

Includes registration to GWO WINDA database.

15% off equipment online for training participants

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GWO Advanced Rescue Training Refresher (ARTR)

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The GWO Advanced Rescue Training Refresher course combines the following core modules:

  • Nacelle, Tower and Basement Rescue Refresher (ART-NR)
  • Hub, Spinner and Inside Blade Rescue Refresher (ART-HR)

The training course will enable participants to review and build on their knowledge previously gained in the initial GWO Advanced Rescue Training course to perform entry-type injured person rescue operation in a wind turbine generator (WTG), using industry standard rescue equipment, rescue methods and rescue techniques.

The GWO ART Refresher course will also refresh the GWO Working at Height certificate.

To complete the GWO Advanced Rescue Training Refresher course, participants must hold valid and in date certificates for the following GWO courses:

  • GWO Working at Height
  • GWO First Aid
  • GWO Manual Handling
  • GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) – Nacelle, Tower & Basement

The GWO Advanced Rescue Training Refresher course syllabus includes the following:

  • Introduction
  • Emergency response plan
  • Knowledge review: working at height
  • Control measures & warm up to prevent injury during training
  • Manual handling
  • Working at height – rescue from ladder
  • Working at height – self evacuation
  • Evacuation of an injured person from the Nacelle to the base of the tower
  • Rescue from enclosed space
  • Rescue from crawl space
  • Rescue up
  • Evaluation

Training certificates are issued online via GWO’s WINDA system and valid for two years.

Our continued growth in the wind sector highlights our commitment and drive to enhance our accredited training offer in accordance with the Global Wind Organisation.


  1. Safety footwear is required for all practical sessions.
  2. GWO course participants must have a WINDA ID before they book.  If you do not have a WINDA ID please register here.

15% discount – on completion of your training course, you will receive voucher code giving you 15% off your next heightec equipment order online.

heightec is an approved Global Wind Organisation (GWO) certified training provider. View our full range of GWO approved training courses here.

This course was previously referenced as: TTS14UR

TWG011R GWO Advance Rescue Training (ART) Refresher

Course Details

Duration: 3 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal
Entry Requirements:  
Instructor Ratio: 1:4
Course Code: TWG011R
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: GWO WINDA online
Validity Period: 2 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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