GWO Basic Safety Training Course Refresher

Overview

Is your certificate still valid? GWO accreditations should be renewed every 2 years. Refresher courses are only available to candidates who are already in possession of a valid, in-date certificate for the course they wish to refresh.

Keep your certification valid and your knowledge and skills up-to-date by completing the approved GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR).

This course reviews and builds on your existing skills and tools obtained during the Basic Safety Training course, which include Fire Awareness, First Aid, Working at Heights and Manual Handling.

Prior to completing this course, you will complete a medical assessment form to screen any medical issues they may have.

You must be aged 18+ and should have a good level of English. Assessment for the GWO Basic Safety Training Package will consist of a practical and written multiple choice assessment.

What’s included?
  • GWO Working at height and manual handling refresher
  • GWO Fire Awareness refresher
  • GWO Manual handling refresher
  • GWO First Aid refresher
Working at Height and Manual Handling Refresher

This GWO training course covers the rescue techniques and procedures which may need to be carried out in emergency situations when Working at Height when alone or working as part of a team.

The training deals with all aspects involved when working at height on wind farm projects, and ensures individuals are taught the importance of the following procedure and regulations whilst working in the hazardous environments. It is a requirement that offshore workers hold a valid, in date Working at Height & Rescue certificate. This certificate can be refreshed every 2 years by completing the Working at Height Refresher course.

Fire Awareness Refresher

This GWO course deals with fire situations in various environments and ensures individuals are taught the importance of following procedure and regulations whilst working in these hazardous environments within the renewable energy industry.

This GWO course provides each participant with an awareness through theoretical and practical training. Everyone is expected to hold a valid, in date GWO Fire Awareness certificate which must be refreshed every 2 years.

Manual Handling Refresher

This course covers the rescue techniques and procedures which may need to be carried out in emergency situations which involve lifting objects or personnel when either alone or working as part of a team.

The training deals with manual handling situations in various environments and ensures individuals are taught the importance of following procedure and regulations whilst working in these hazardous environments within the renewable energy industry.

First Aid Refresher

This GWO First Aid course covers topics, techniques and procedures which may need to be carried out in emergency first aid situations.
The theory elements of the course will allow you to show a good understanding of common threats to the human body. The practical elements of the course will give you the chance to demonstrate correct first aid techniques for primary lifesaving.

Everyone is expected to hold a valid, in date GWO First Aid Certificate which must be refreshed every 2 years by successfully completing a GWO First Aid Refresher course.

Course cost: Please enquire

Duration: 3.5

A refresher is to be completed every two years for an individual’s certification to remain valid. You can choose to complete one of the four refresher modules, or if you require all four modules, these are included within the GWO Basic Safety Training Package refresher.