GWO Courses

Offshore Marine People and Academy can, through our extensive network of training providers offer certified Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Training. All training meets Basic Safety Training (BST) standards developed by the GWO to ensure an industry-wide consistent approach to safe working practices.

With locations across the UK and overseas, you can access the exceptional quality and unique delivery of GWO training from trainers with years of industry experience wherever you are based. OMPA provide access to simulated environments and a wide variety of industry specific resources, supporting you to achieve full compliance with industry recommended safety standards.


First Aid

The GWO First Aid course gives you an understanding of the importance of carrying out first aid safely, and the correct ways to manage first aid scenarios.

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HSE First Aid

The HSE First Aid course features effective treatments for common ailments and techniques that can help to prevent further injury or even save a life in an emergency.

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Basic Fire Fighting

Identifying fire risks and managing them effectively can prevent costly damage and save lives. The GWO Basic Fire Fighting course focuses on fire prevention, and the skills to fight small fires safely.

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Rescue with Smart Line

The GWO Rescue with Smartline course gives you an introduction to the Smartline personal evacuation device and how to use it safely during a rescue.

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Sea Survival

Find out how to complete an evacuation safely and deal with emergency situations including risks to health and accessing rescue support should an emergency arise.

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Manual Handling

The GWO Manual Handling course gives the participants an awareness of how to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe way for themselves and their colleagues.

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GWO Refresher Courses

It’s important to keep your GWO certificates up to date with refresher courses to prevent needing to repeat the full course. Here's how to keep your certificates up to date

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It’s important to keep your GWO certificate up to date with refresher courses to prevent needing to complete the full course.