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Wind Turbines

GWO Courses

For Wind and Renewables Professionals

What courses do we offer in Gateshead

GWO Working at Height (Full or Refresher)

By the end of this course, participants will be able to use and inspect basic PPE, work safely at height, and perform various rescues in a wind turbine environment using standard rescue and evacuation equipment.

This is a blended learning course comprised of self-paced e-learning and a 6-hour in-venue session.

£450 inc VAT Initial

£300 inc VAT Refresher​​

GWO Manual Handling (Full or Refresher)

By the end of this course, participants should be able to perform manual handling tasks in a wind turbine environment safely and reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries, by applying essential manual handling principles.

This is a blended learning course comprised of self-paced e-learning and a 2-hour in-venue session.

​£108 inc VAT 

GWO First Aid (Full or Refresher)

By the end of this course, participants will be able to perform basic first aid to save lives and prevent further injury when working in the wind industry.

This is a blended learning course comprised of 30 minutes of self-paced e-learning and 3.5 hours of in-venue training.

​£258 inc vat Inital 

£156 in VAT Refresher 

GWO Fire Awareness (Full or Refresher)

This course is designed to enable participants to prevent and assess fires, manage the evacuation of personnel, and extinguish fires using the correct firefighting equipment if the incident is judged to be safe.

This is a blended learning course comprised of self-paced e-learning and a 2-hour in-venue session.

£132 in VAT

GWO Enhanced First Aid (Full or Refresher)

By the end of this course, participants will be able to recognise life-threatening and other common medical conditions in a wind turbine environment, treat these safely and efficiently until further medical assistance arrives, recognise their limits as a first aider, and identify when and how to call for help.

Please note: Increasingly it is becoming required for offshore workers in the wind industry to hold GWO Enhanced First Aid. If you think this may affect you and you wish to find out more, please get in touch.

This is a blended learning course comprised of self-paced e-learning and 10 hours of in-venue training to take place over 2 days.

£1408.32 inc VAT  Initial 

£1177.20 inc VAT Refresher 

GWO Sea Survival (Full or Refresher)

The overall objective of the GWO Sea Survival module is that participants will be able to act independently to prevent incidents and minimise the consequences of any incidents by working safely and taking care of themselves and others while working offshore.

This is a blended learning course comprised of self-paced e-learning and a 5-hour in-venue session.

​£360 inc VAT 

GWO Advanced Rescue - Hub, Spinner, and Inside Blade (Full or Refresher)

This course will enable participants to safely access the hub, spinner, inside blade, nacelle, tower and basement section of a wind turbine to get to an injured person, perform entry-type casualty rescue operations in a wind turbine generator, correctly use industry standards rescue equipment and methods, and understand and demonstrate rescue techniques that exceed those of GWO Working at Height.

This is a blended learning course comprised of self-paced e-learning and a 6 hour in-venue session.

£250 inc VAT 

GWO Blade Repair

The aim of this course is to enable participants to perform and document blade repair tasks and execute work in accordance with work instructions. This is an entry-level course and therefore doesn’t enable participants to perform repairs on major structural blade components such as spar caps or carbon fibre.

This is a blended learning course comprised of self-paced e-learning and a 5-day in-venue session.

£1560 inc VAT

Bundles prices available 

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