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GWO Working at Height and Rescue - Wind Turbines Initial

Course Code WAH01-0

Course Cost: £415.00 + Vat Per Delegate

Forthcoming Course Dates

28 October 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 2 days
11 November 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 2 days
25 November 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 2 days
16 December 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 2 days

Training Course Information

Achieve your GWO Accredited Working at Height accreditation

Date of Next Course: 28th & 29th October

(See other forthcoming dates below)

Venue: Fire Service Headquarters, Hessle - Nr Hull

Duration: Two Days

Awarding Body:  GWO ( Global Wind Organisation)

Course Benefits

Achieve Your GWO Working at Height Accreditation

This GWO Working at Height training course has been designed to meet the basic training and competency requirements for all personnel working at height on wind turbines and within the renewables sector. Our Working at Height course will be delivered in accordance with GWO trade association Working at Height & rescue training standards.                                                                                                      

Looking to work within the renewables sector or revalidate your existing GWO working at height qualifications

HFR Solutions CIC has attained the GWO renewables and global wind organisation training accreditations, therefore we are able to deliver the GWO Working at Height training module as well as the five key GWO training facets for employees, contractors and technicians to achieve the recognised industry standards and qualifications for working within the renewables and offshore wind sectors or simple just revalidate an existing GWO Working at Height training qualification.

HFR Solutions CIC Delivers RUK & GWO Working at Height Training - Grimsby, Hull, Immingham, Humber & LincolnshireGWO training qualifications compass the following five key modules;

 GWO Working at Height - We Deliver the 2 Day Accredited GWO Working at Height Course




HFR Solutions CIC - Meeting Your GWO Working at Height Training Requirements

By delivering from our purpose-built training facilities and flexible working approach, we can deliver training for on the GWO Working at Height module or deliver all five facets over an intensive seven-day training programme.

GWO Working at Height Courses - Grimsby, Hull, Immingham, Humber & LincolnshireWorking at Height & GWO Working at Height Course Syllabus

The GWO Working at Height course syllabus proves ideal for contractors or employees who are working at height, in sectors such as renewables, offshore, wind and energy and encompasses the following elements;

  • Relevant health and safety legislation
  • Wind turbine safety rules
  • Hazards associated with wind turbine generators activities
  • Working at height equipment
  • Safe working procedures for:
  1.        Pre-entry
  2.        Entry
  3.        Ascending and descending within the tower or base
  4.        Working in the yaw platform
  5.        Working in or on wind turbine nacelle
  • Types of ladders and associated fall protection systems in and on wind turbine generators
  • Potential emergencies encountered in a wind turbine generator
  • Appropriate rescue techniques for recovery of a casualty both conscious and unconscious from a
  1.         Vertical ladder
  2.         Nacelle side
  • Selection, inspection and use of escape equipment (constant rate descender)
  • Rescue of a casualty
  • Self-rescue and evacuation from a wind turbine nacelle in an emergency

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for delegates attending our GWO Working at Height training course will include:
  • Gain the industry approved GWO Working at Height accreditation
  • Delivery of safe working at height courses
  • Able to identify unsafe working at height practices
  • Improving the safety of your employees who work at heights
  • Improved knowledge and increased competence – greater insight and ability to implement best practice
  • Greater understanding of rescue techniques

Customer Testimonials - Don't Just Take Our Word For It ......

"I booked and attended three courses with HFR Solutions in order to revalidate my GWO certificates and have recommended them as a training provider for people looking at training for the offshore wind industry.  I found the instructors to be very knowledgeable in every sense of the word, their subject knowledge was excellent.  This knowledge and experience shone through in the confidence when they delivered the training, whilst still remaining approachable to questions and alternative approaches to meet the target objective".

Steff Callis, Director, Dacks Services

Upon successful completion of HFR Solutions CIC GWO Working at Height Training Course, delegates will receive a certificate to confirm they have successfully completed the GWO Working at Height training course.

If you are looking for a highly reputable training provider based in the Humber region, who delivers GWO Working at Height Training Courses, please contact HFR Solutions CIC on 01482 398521 today.

Relevant Legislation

If some or all of your employees work at height, whether you are a business owner or responsible for the health and safety side of your organisation, it is essential that you have a complete understanding of relevant working at height legislation and how it may affect your organisation;

  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Puwer – Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998)
  • Loler (Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998)
  • General Health & Safety Legislation


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