GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher – Onshore Package

Refreshes skills learnt in the GWO Onshore Basic Training Standard onshore courses. Combines four GWO training courses over three consecutive days: Working at Height & Rescue, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness and First Aid.

Includes registration to GWO WINDA database.

15% off equipment online for training participants

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GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher - Onshore Package

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Provides sufficient knowledge to allow a person to access and work safely in onshore wind turbines.

heightec’s GWO Onshore Basic Safety Training Refresher Package revalidates skills learnt in the “Basic Training Standard” onshore courses.

The course package provides sufficient knowledge to allow participants to work safely in wind turbines. The refresher package contains the following courses run over 3 consecutive days:

  • Working at Heights – use basic personal protective equipment, perform safe work at heights and safe, comprehensive basic rescue from heights
  • Manual Handling combined – perform tasks and activities in the safest possibly way
  • Fire Awareness – prevent fires, make appropriate judgements when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel
  • First Aid – administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/WTG environment

GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher – Onshore Package renews all the knowledge and skills gained in the GWO Basic Safety Training (BST): first aid, working at heights, manual handling and fire awareness and in case of an emergency, to be able to evacuate, rescue and provide appropriate first aid to casualties.

The course bundle will also equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to appropriately respond in the event of an emergency and to increase their safety through proper use of personal protective equipment, emergency equipment and procedures.

Available at our Aberdeen and Kendal Centres.

Course content includes:-

  • Emergency procedures
  • Suspension intolerance
  • First Aid requirements for wind turbines
  • Fire awareness for wind turbines
  • Basic fire prevention techniques
  • Manual Handling
  • Safe use of PPE
  • Rescue of a person from a ladder
  • Evacuation from a nacelle by a suitable method
  • CPR and use of AED
  • Airway management
  • Practical lifting exercises and planning

For entry onto the GWO Onshore Basic Safety Training Revalidation course package, participants must have an in date GWO certification in Working at Height, Fire Awareness, Manual Handling and First Aid.

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: TTS12UR

TWH020 GWO Basic Sfety Training (Onshore) 1200x300

Course Details

Duration: 3 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds
Entry Requirements:
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TWH020R
Assessment: The instructor will assess safety, competence and aptitude during practical work. Multiple choice written test with discussion.
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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