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GWO Working at Heights Training & Refresher

This course is for

This course is targeted at individuals required to work at height (WaH)

About this course

Designed to meet the basic training and competence requirements for all personnel working at height on wind turbines.

This course achieves a balance of the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve the level of competence set out as the industry standard

What experience / qualifications do I need to book a place?

You must be 18 or over.

There are no academic or technical pre-requisites for attendance on this course, but all candidates will be required to present the following:

  • A current medical fit to work certificate
  • Valid photographic ID such as a Passport or Driving License

Course Structure

What will I learn?


Relevant legislation

Safe systems of work

Methods of fall protection

Overview of wind turbines

Care of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Emergency planning


Correct use of PPE

Safe access and egress

Safety whilst at height

Industry specific requirements

Use of rescue equipment

Rescue scenarios

What do I need to bring?

  • Appropriate clothing to climb in (we advise loose clothing which does not hinder your movement)
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather conditions (Parts of the training may take place outside)
  • Safety footwear
  • Reading glasses if required for any theory work


2 days

Please enquire for dates and availability


The GWO BST/BSTR certificates must be renewed before the end of the validity period. If a certificate is expired, the Delegate will need to complete the full Basic Safety Training again.

A certificate can be renewed up to two months prior to expiry and maintain the original certification date. If a certificate is renewed more than two months before expiry it must carry the new date of certification

About this course

The refresher course provides delegates the opportunity to build on a range of important skills and tools obtained during their previous GWO Working at Heights Safety Training


1 day

Please enquire for dates and availability