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GWO Advanced Rescue Training:3 Days


£510 Plus VAT.

This standard is designed to control the risks associated with rescue operations, ensuring a more efficient rescue operation from a wind turbine. The training elevates rescuer self-reliance and enables successful transport of a colleague who cannot self-evacuate to an assembly point until professional emergency responders arrive.

The modules teach entry-type casualty rescue operations in a turbine using industry standard rescue equipment, rescue methods and techniques, exceeding those of GWO Working at heights. The standard consists of two main modules and a single rescuer version of each.

Who is the course suitable for?

Individuals who will be working in the wind industry or related fields and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment are suitable for this course. Individuals that may need or who are selected by their employer to perform advanced rescue or lead an advanced rescue operation are also suitable.

The Advanced Rescue Training Standard is split into 4 distinct modules:

  1. Nacelle, Tower & Basement Rescue (Valid for 2 years)
  2. Hub, Spinner & Inside Blade Rescue (Valid for 2 years)
  3. Single Rescuer – Hub, Spinner & Inside Blade (No expiry)
  4. Single Rescuer – Nacelle, Tower, Basement (No expiry)

Course prerequisites

All individuals participating in Advanced Rescue Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Valid GWO BST module Working at Heights, GWO First Aid and GWO Manual Handling certificates are prerequisites for participation. Furthermore, delegates shall have created a personal Delegate profile in WINDA and provide their own WINDA ID prior to completing the ART training.

Aims & Objectives

The ART modules shall enable delegates to perform entry-type injured person rescue operations, in a WTG, using industry standard rescue equipment, rescue methods and techniques, exceeding those of GWO Working at Height.

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What will learners gain?

Upon completion of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Advanced Rescue Training (ART), delegates will possess the theoretical and practical knowledge required to access and rescue an injured person from the Hub and the Nacelle, Tower and Basement section.

Delegates receive four certificates if they complete the hub, spinner, inside blade rescue + nacelle & tower rescue modules + both single rescuer modules.


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