GWO Working At Height and Rescue

Working at Height and Rescue Training Course (GWO)

Specifically aimed at Wind Turbine Maintenance and Blade Repair Technicians and anybody else working at heights within an offshore and onshore wind turbine generator facility.  This Global Wind Organisation Wind Turbine training course teaches the basic safety, knowledge and competences required for personnel working in the Wind Industry, enabling them to stay safe both individually and collectively during operations in, on and around Wind Driven Power Generation infrastructure.

Wind Turbine Maintenance Technicians taking part in our GWO Working At Height Course

Our Working At Heights Training Courses are hosted at our training facility located in Winchester, Hampshire using our purpose built training tower and modern classroom facilities.  Our facility is also used by our own Maintenance Technicians (from our Wind Turbine Maintenance division) meaning that we really do understand the industry at a fundamental level.

This course applies to both on-shore and off-shore activities.

SaferAt Work are fully accredited training providers of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) this Working At Heights Training Modul fully meets the GWO criteria.   On completion of training, participants will be able to:-

  • Climb a fixed ladder
  • Use fall protection equipment
  • Understand the hazards, risks and basic rescue techniques
  • Demonstrate correct use of PPE, such harnesses, lanyards, fall arresters and work positioning equipment


Have a basic awareness to safely work at heights in and around wind turbine generator facility.

Participants will be trained to use a constant rate descender for self evacuation and rescue of a casualty or colleagues and how to approach rescue and emergency situations in WTG.

Additional information

Course Code: GWOWAH
Duration: 2 day
Location: Winchester, Hants
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Medical declaration required to attend. Must be fluent in English for safety reasons.
Instructor ratio: 1:4-practical
Course Cost: £370.00 + VAT
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: GWO
Validity: 2 years

Our Testimonials

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“I have attended many first aid courses but I found the practical training with Safer At Work very enjoyable”

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“We had a great day learning Working at Height and Rescue, something our company is new to”

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    +44 (0)330 660 0959
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    Unit 1 Moorside Business Park
    Moorside Road, Winchester
    SO23 7RX

    51°04'17.5"N 1°17'53.1"W



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