GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher

GWO First Aid Refresher

Duration: 0.5 Days Prerequisites: Yes Validity: 2 years

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

  • The importance of carrying out first aid in a safe manner in accordance with legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to ERC and AHA guidelines.

  • Identify and explain normal function, normal signs, functions and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body.

  • Correct order of management in an emergency situation in a Wind Turbine Generator environment.

  • Correct use of lifesaving first aid using the primary survey D-R-C-A-B-C.

  • Correct use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED).

  • Correct use of ordinary first aid and the secondary survey.

  • Correct use of first aid equipment in a first aid scenario


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 First Aid certification

Students will need to bring

  • Appropriate clothing to climb in

  • 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