Basic Safety Training (GWO) Refresher

This complete refresher training has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines of the Global Wind Organization (GWO).
This four-day Basic Safety Training (GWO) Refresher is intended for personnel working in the wind industry, who is already in possession of the Basic Safety Training certificate and who complies with the biennial repeat obligation. The training is aimed at personnel involved in the construction, maintenance and / or service for onshore and / or offshore wind turbines and wind farms.

After following this training you are in possession of all certificates to be obtained from the GWO.

After completing the Basic Safety Training (GWO) Refresher you have the following certificates:

  • First Aid Refresher;
  • Manual Handling Refresher;
  • Fire awareness Refresher;
  • Working at Heights Refresher;
  • Sea Survival Refresher.

Class times:
On the first day, participants are expected to register at 7:45 am. The other training days start at 8.30 a.m. All training days will end around 4 p.m., provided no additional training sessions have been booked.

The training is given in English. On request, the training for groups can be organized in a different language.
It is also possible to hire an interpreter via STC-KNRM.

Admission Requirements:
To participate in this training you need a medical examination performed by a certified physician (or statement from a physician showing that you are physically able to participate in this training). STC-KNRM can schedule a NOGEPA medical examination for you.

A good physical condition is a requirement.
Participants may not weigh more than 124 kilos because of the load-bearing capacity of the materials used during the training.

Winda registration
From October 17, 2016, all participants in the GWO training must register as a participant in WINDA. Once the registration has been completed you will receive a WINDA ID, you must have sent this WINDA ID to before the training ends. This WINDA ID is your personal identification and all your future GWO training courses will be registered under this ID. You can register for a WINDA ID with a smartphone, tablet or PC at .

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