Industry training

Industry Training

Our sister-company Safer at Work provide leading GWO-accredited safety training courses across the UK.

They offer a wide range of full and refresher courses that help attendees to qualify for essential safety standards from the industry recognised Global Wind Organisation (GWO).

 

Their courses are designed to give attendees the knowledge to work safely within the wind energy industry, and are delivered by certified trainers who are passionate about sharing their extensive real-world experience.

You can browse a selection of their courses below.

GWO Courses

GWO Fire Awareness

GWO Fire Awareness

Learn key fire awareness skills and safely extinguish initial fires by utilising firefighting equipment within our realistic fire simulation training room.

GWO First Aid

GWO First Aid

Gain the knowledge, skills and understanding to recognise life-threatening symptoms and provide lifesaving first aid in a wind turbine environment until medical assistance arrives.

GWO Blade Repair

GWO Blade Repair

Understand how to complete basic blade blade repairs in the wind industry by documenting and performing blade repair tasks. 

Gateshead Only

GWO Working at Height

GWO Working at Height

Safely use basic Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and perform a comprehensive set of basic rescues at height through ladder and wind turbine training apparatus.

GWO Manual Handling

GWO
Manual Handling

Identify the signs and symptoms of common musculoskeletal injuries in the wind industry, along with performing manual handling tasks in a wind turbine environment as to gain the skills and knowledge to avoid injuries.

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GWO Working at Height
and Manual Handling Bundle

A combined course allowing you to learn the basic safety, knowledge, and competencies required to work safely at height, while understanding the importance of performing work duties in a safe manner.

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GWO First Aid and
Fire Awareness Bundle

A combined course focusing on both practical and theoretical training are taught through the usage of firefighting apparatus. In addition, you will also learn to identify on and offshore hazards, first aider responsibilities, and managing incidents.

Gateshead Only

GWO Basic Technical Training Electrical

GWO Basic Technical Training
Electrical

Provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to work safely and complete tasks involving electrical systems within a wind turbine environment while under supervision.

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GWO Fire Awareness Refresher

Refresh your knowledge on the importance of consistency planning during a fire, emergency evacuation, and safely using firefighting equipment to extinguish and limit the spread of fire.

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GWO First Aid Refresher

You will be reminded of the necessary skills and knowledge needed to administer effective first aid during an emergency. This includes using emergency apparatus and identifying minor and major injuries.

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GWO Working at Height Refresher

Refresh your basic safety knowledge required to competently work safely at heights. This includes climbing a fixed ladder, using harnesses, fall protection equipment and more.

Bespoke Courses

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Tailored Training

We can provide bespoke training courses for your organisation to meet your training requirements, covering topics such as Ground Based Blade Inspection, Blade Inspection, Destructive Testing, & Lock Out-Tag Out.