GWO Basic Safety Training (BST)

Course Information

Gain a Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety Training accreditation and start your career in the renewable and wind energy industry. GWO BST training is a 5 module package that enables workers to work onshore or offshore. Basic Safety Training (BST), participants will possess an awareness of the hazards encountered when working within the wind industry and how to control and mitigate these hazards. BST training 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.

The course covers the following modules: GWO Fire Awareness, GWO First Aid, GWO Sea Survival & GWO Working at Height and Manual Handling Combined.

Entry Requirements


Age 18+

Speak English

Book Your GWO BST Training Course

Book a GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package using the form below and our team will contact you to confirm and finalise your booking. Alternatively, please call our team on 0151 708 9785.

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The GWO 5 module package is a well-rounded view of all the knowledge and skills you will need to enter the renewable and wind energy industry confidently.

Included in this GWO training package are the five modules needed to be certified to work in the wind and renewable energy industry. In addition, delegates will receive individual certificates for each course which need to be re-certified every two years.

GWO Working at Height

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

GWO Fire Awareness

Study how to deal with fire situations in various environments and the importance of following procedures and regulations.

GWO Sea Survival

Study the practical and theoretical techniques required to operate safely offshore. The training is carried out in our maritime training center, so delegates experience training in a safe, open water environment.

GWO Manual Handling

Learn about the rescue techniques and procedures which may need to be carried out in emergency situations. For instance, lifting objects or personnel.

GWO First Aid

You will study critical topics, techniques as well as procedures which are also applicable to emergency first aid situations. There will also be practical incident management exercises in dedicated training environments.

Please note, the Working from Heights and Manual Handling modules are combined for this GWO accredited training course.

Delegates will complete a practical and written multiple choice assessment as part of the GWO Basic Safety Training.

We offer online learning for GWO BST theory modules. To book this, please contact us.


Delegates who successfully complete this course will gain the qualifications to be able to work offshore. Delegates may also wish to undertake the likes of the IOSH Working Safely course to further enhance their knowledge or an IRATA Rope Access course.

The certificate will be valid for another 2 years. You can do your Refresher Course with us too!

Related Courses

  • GWO Sea Survival

    Individuals who complete the GWO Sea Survival Training Course can work safely at sea, particularly in offshore wind energy jobs.

  • GWO First Aid

    GWO First Aid training provides the skills and knowledge needed to administer safe and effective first aid in the wind turbine industry.

  • GWO BST – Blended Basic Safety Training

    The Basic Safety Training Package (BST) accredited training course delivers the 5 mandatory GWO modules.

Accreditation Bodies

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IOSH Accredited