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GWO First Aid & Fire Awareness

GWO First Aid & Fire Awareness Combined Course

About the course

This GWO First Aid & Fire Awareness course combines the course content from both our GWO Fire Awareness and First Aid courses

Course Aims

Hosted at our purpose-built training facility in Winchester, Hampshire, our skilled instructors will cover both practical and theoretical training, including ‘live-fire training’ and a demonstration of firefighting apparatus. In addition, you will also learn to identify hazards on and offshore, first aider responsibilities, managing minor and serious incidents, in addition to secondary scenarios.

Blended Learning Approach

The theoretical elements of Safer at Work courses have now moved online as e-Learning modules. This allows you to study flexibly, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home or the office. Support and assistance will be available from the instructor delivering this course.

You will still be required to visit Safer at Work’s training venue to complete the practical elements of the course in order to receive your GWO certificate.

Course Details

Duration (including blended learning): 2 days

Duration (assessment only): 1 day

Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:6 (Practical & Assessment)

Location: Winchester

Certificate Validity: 24 months

Cost: £340.00 + VAT

Course Objectives

Safer at Work is a fully accredited training provider of Global Wind Organisation (GWO) courses. On completion of this combined GWO First Aid and GWO Fire Awareness course, you will be able to:

  • Correctly use first aid apparatus during an emergency response
  • Understand the importance of carrying out first aid in a safe and efficient manner
  • Identify and explain normal function, vital signs, signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illnesses related to the human body.
  • Be aware of guidelines et by the AHA
  • Understand the legislative requirements of their geographic location according to ERC guidelines.
  • Demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a wind turbine generator 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
  • Identify signs of the development and spread of a fire
  • Understand the causes of fire
  • Demonstrate contingency planning for emergencies
  • Correctly use firefighting equipment
  • Execute an emergency evacuation
Red first aid kit
Fire Extinguisher

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