GWO First Aid

This two day GWO First Aid course aims to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/WTG environment in accordance with GWO First Aid training. Training will be delivered through theoretical and practical learning.

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Course Content:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance to carry out First Aid in a safe and sound manner in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council and American Heart Association guidelines
  • Identify and explain normal function, normal signs, functions and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body
  • Demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a WTG environment
  • Demonstrate correct use of lifesaving first aid using the primary survey A-B-C
  • Demonstrate correct use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED)
  • Demonstrate correct use of ordinary First Aid, the secondary survey
  • Demonstrate correct use of first aid equipment in a first aid scenario


Assessment of Course: 

Candidates will be assessed through both observation of practical skills and a written assessment. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate will be provided to the candidate and will be valid for two years


Delegate Requirements:

Courses are of a strenuous nature; therefore a good level of fitness is advised. Delegates must be medically fit. Delegates attending this course must have a good understanding of verbal and written English language.  We can accommodate any delegate with special needs providing we are advised at time of booking


Duration: Two days

Delegate Numbers: Maximum 12