Fire Awareness (GWO)

This module has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines of the Global Wind Organization (GWO).
The Fire Awareness GWO training 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. The Fire Awareness training course focuses on knowledge and skills about how to handle a fire.

Are you interested in this training? Use the ‘Book direct’ button to view the schedule and book the training.

When a fire breaks out it is important to act quickly. This training is specifically focused on personal safety in the event of a fire and dealing with fire in wind turbines.
The following components are covered in this training:

  • the emergence and spread of fire;
  • risks of fire in wind turbines;
  • recognizing the first signs of possible presence of fire in a wind turbine;
  • contingency plans in a wind turbine, including smoke detection and escape route procedures;
  • the operation of fire extinguishing equipment and the use thereof.

Class times:
This depends on the booked date.

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.

Additional options:
Following the GWO Fire Awareness, the following training courses can be booked:

  • GWO Manual Handling;
  • GWO Sea Survival;
  • GWO First Aid;
  • GWO Working at Heights;
  • Medical examination.

Admission requirements:
It is important that the participant is in possession of a medical examination. STC-KNRM can arrange this inspection for you. It is also possible to hand over a statement from a doctor showing that you are physically able to participate in 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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