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GWO
Manual Handling
E-learning + Practical

GWO
Manual Handling
E-learning + Practical

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The GWO Manual Handling E-learning course (Global Wind Organisation) is intended for everyone working in the wind industry who deals with physical labor. During this course, you will learn how to minimize risks and in this way, contribute to a safer working environment on wind turbines based on guidelines from the Global Wind Organization.

During the Manual Handling Course you will learn in just 1,5 hour, at the training center, how you can prevent injuries and how you can lift heavy equipment in a secure manner. Different theoretical aspects are discussed in the e-learning. The practical exercises are performed in a safe and controlled environment. After following the Online GWO Manual Handling course, the delegate knows how to handle hard physical work correctly and this reduces the risk of health problems.

  • Timetable:1.5 hour(s)
  • Certification:GWO Manual Handling
  • Validation:2 years
  • Requirements:None
  • Languages:English (US), French
* excl. GWO Registration fee (€ / $ 10,00), excl. VAT (If applicable) and including coffee / tea and course material

More information about GWO Manual Handling E-learning + Practical

After registering for GWO Manual Handling E-learning, the delegate receives access to online teaching material by e-mail immediately. With this, the theoretical part should be learned at home. This will take 2 hours, on average. When all theoretics online is completed, you will only have to do the practical exercises at the training center. After completing the theoretical & practical part of this GWO Manual Handling blended learning you receive the same certificate as the normal GWO Manual Handling without e-learning.

Procedure GWO E-learning Manual Handling (Online GWO Manual Handling)

1. Choose your practice day in our calendar
2. You will receive the booking confirmation for the practical day
3. You will receive access to online teaching material by e-mail immediately.
4. Until the practical day, you can complete the e-learning.
5. By arrival at the training center, we check if you have completed the e-learning successful.
6. You have to do an assessment at FMTC before the practical sessions.

  • If you don’t pass the assessment, then you have to do an oral assessment.
  • When it appears that you do not know the theory, you can not participate in the practical session.
  • FMTC facilitates any extra lessons, but this can not always be arranged on the same day.

Kindly note, the e-learning lasts an average of 2 hours. When you book in the evening, it is not possible to follow the practice day on the day after. When you have completed the e-learning, you must follow the practical day within 4 weeks.

Course Content:

  • Personal safety
  • Working Safe and responsible
  • Understand what’s causing injuries
  • Practicing heavy lifting
  • Various lifting techniques
  • Schedule heavy work
  • Practice moving heavy loads

Do you need more GWO E-learning courses?

We also provide the Online GWO Basic Safety Training Course which offers this GWO Manual Handling E-learning course together with GWO Working at Height E-learning, GWO First Aid E-learning, GWO Sea Survival E-learning and GWO Fire Awareness E-learning.

Or are you looking for an online refresher course? Take a look at our online GWO refreshers. You need to do the refresher course every two years, before your expiry date.

Use the “Book” button below to go to our booking form to book the course. In case of questions, you can call us on +31(0)85 – 130 74 61 or contact us via our contact form.

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    FAQ

    What is GWO?

    GWO stands for ‘Global Wind Organisation’. It is a non-profit organisation and has provided the Basic Safety Training standards for the wind industry since 2012.

    What does the GWO Manual Handling E-learning course consist of?

    During this course, you will learn how to minimize risks and in this way, contribute to a safer working environment on wind turbines based on guidelines from the Global Wind Organization. The GWO Manual Handling E-learning Course is also part of the GWO Basic Safety Training.

    How is the GWO Manual Handling E-learning course taught?

    The GWO Manual Handling E-learning course consists of a theoretical and practical part. The theoretical part can be done at home at your own pace with the e-learning module.

    What does WINDA stand for?

    WINDA is the name of the Global Wind Industry Training Records Database. It maintains data on the certification status of GWO Certified Training Providers as well as the status of delegates that have attended courses. The delegate is required to create an account for WINDA, as a sticker and registration are added in WINDA upon succesful completion of a course.

    Click here to create an account in WINDA. Upon succesful registration, the user receives a WINDA ID. The WINDA ID is required for us to add the GWO Course to the account of a delegate, including the Basic Training Course.

    The employer also has the option of creating an account, allowing them to verify the training status of their (potential) employees.

    For more information about the organisation account, click here.

    For more information about the delegate account, click here.

    On which date is this course available for booking?

    All the green dates on the calendar on the course page are available. This is a real-time display of the available dates.

    Do I need a physical examination for this course?

    GWO courses do not require an examination.

    How do I book a physical examination?

    When a physical examination is required, this can be noted on the same booking form. If the course has already been booked, you can send an e-mail or call us to let us know.

    When do I receive access to the e-learning?

    After registering for GWO Manual Handling E-learning, the delegate receives access to online teaching material by e-mail immediately.

    How many days do I have to come to the training facilities for practical assignments?

    The practical exercises will be done at the training center in just 1,5 hour!

    All other GWO Basic E-learning + Practical (Blended Learning)