Basic Safety Training (GWO)

This complete training has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines of the Global Wind Organization (GWO).
This 6 day Basic Safety Training (GWO) is intended for personnel working in the wind industry, on land and / or at sea, 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) you have the following certificates:

  • First Aid;
  • Manual Handling;
  • Fire Awareness;
  • Working at Heights;
  • Sea survival.

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 as standard. On request, the training for groups can be organized in a different language. It is 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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