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Sea Survival Refresher
E-learning + Practical

Sea Survival Refresher
E-learning + Practical

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The Online training GWO Sea Survival Refresher (Global Wind Organization) is the refresher course of the GWO Sea Survival. Every 2 years, this Sea Survival refresher course needs to be completed. Due to this E-learning GWO Sea Survival Refresher, you only have 0,5 day at one of our training centers!

During this e-learning GWO Sea Survival Refresher, the delegate will refresh his memory on how to proceed if there is a danger during offshore activities. During GWO Sea Survival Refresher E-learning training, there will be different theoretical aspects, with regard to survival at sea. The theory, which is studied online, is practiced in the field in our pool so that the delegates are better prepared during dangerous situations.

  • Timetable:0.5 day(s)
  • Certification: GWO Sea Survival Refresher
  • Validation:2 years
  • Requirements:A valid GWO Sea Survival (Refresher) certificate & a valid GWO Working at Heights
  • Languages:English (US), French
* excl. GWO Registration fee (€ / $ 12,50), excl. VAT (If applicable) and including coffee / tea and course material

More information about GWO Sea Survival Refresher E-learning + Practical

After registering for GWO Sea Survival Refresher E-learning, the delegate receives access to online teaching material by e-mail immediately. With this, the theoretical part should be learned at your own time and place. This will take about 3 hours. When all theoretics online is successfully completed, you will only have to do the practical exercises at the training center. This is possible in just 0,5 day! After completing the theoretical & practical part of this GWO Sea Survival Refresher E-learning you receive the same certificate as the normal GWO Sea Survival Refresher without e-learning.

Procedure GWO E-learning Sea Survival Refresher (Online GWO Sea Survival Refresher)

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 3 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 at one of our training centers.

Course Content:

  • Personal safety
  • Dangers and symptoms of drowning and hypothermia
  • Securely moving a vessel to dock, vessel to platform and vessel to vessel
  • Use of LSA, PPE and PFPE equipment and the advantages / limitations of these
  • Survival Techniques at Sea
  • SAR, GMDSS and first aid in case of a man overboard
  • Evacuation procedures

Do you need more GWO E-learning courses?

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

Are you looking for an online basic course? Take a look at our online GWO basic courses. You need to do the refresher course every two years, before your expiry date. If your certificate is expired you need to do the GWO basic course again.

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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    Frequently Asked Questions

    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 is the window to join a GWO refresher?

    To maintain the original certification date, a certificate or training record can be renewed up to two months prior to expiry. It is still possible to join a refresher course outside of the two months of expiry. In this case, the certificate must carry the new date of certification. A participant is only allowed to attend a refresher course in the specific training module prior to the date of expiry on the current certificate or training records. The validity period is automatically calculated in WINDA by entering the course completion date.

    What does the GWO Sea Survival Refresher E-learning course consist of?

    Throughout this course, the delegate will be taught how to react in dangerous and risky situations at sea, how to bring themselves and their colleagues to safety, the dangers of drowning and hypothermia, providing first aid in case of a man overboard and much more. The GWO Sea Survival Refresher Training Course is also part of the GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher E-learning course.

    How is the GWO Sea Survival Refresher E-learning course taught?

    The GWO Sea Survival Refresher 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 successful completion of a course.

    Click here to create an account in WINDA. Upon successful 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 Sea Survival Refresher 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!

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