GWO Basic Safety Training and Basic Safety Training Refresher

GWO Fire Awareness

Duration: 0.5 Days Prerequisites: Yes Validity: 2 Years

The aim of this course is to give students the basic knowledge, through practical and theoretical learning, to enable them to demonstrate:

  • Making an initial and appropriate judgment when evaluating a fire.

  • Efficiently extinguishing an initial fire by using basic hand held firefighting equipment.


This course can be physically demanding and to participate in the training you must be medically fit and capable to participate fully.

Course is conducted in English, therefore you must have an appropriate level of fluency to participate.

This course is not attendance based and successful completion of all modules is required in order to pass.


  • Valid photographic identification

  • Proof of fit to train

  • 18 years and over

  • Proof of in-date GWO BST certification (for refresher)

Students will need to bring

  • Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions

  • Safety footwear

PPE is provided by Hexis, should you wish to use your own this needs to be advised prior to the course commencing, allowing Hexis to inspect and sign off for use (certs of conformity will need to be shown on the day of your course). Hexis withholds the right to refuse use of equipment should it fail visual inspection.

From £120.00pp+vat