What does the GWO Basic Safety Training E-learning course consist of?
When do I receive access to the e-learning?
After registering for GWO Basic Safety Training E-learning, the delegate receives access to online teaching material by e-mail immediately.
What is GWO?
GWO stands for Global Wind Organization and is since 2012 the standard for the people working in the wind industry, both onshore and offshore. GWO is formed by a cooperation between several large players in the wind industry.
How is the GWO Basic Safety Training E-learning taught?
First you have to do the theoretical part at home at your own pace. Afterwards you can complete the practical part at one of our training facilities.
What is the purpose of the GWO Basic Safety Training course?
The GWO Basic Safety Training course will allow the delegate to understand the dangers and risks in the wind industry and how to act in emergency situations. The delegate will also learn how to save themselves, provide First Aid and fight fires. After successfully completing the course, the delegate receives a GWO sticker for in their PSL book and a certificate. Furthermore the course will be uploaded to WINDA.
How long does the GWO e-learning certificate remain valid?
The certificate is valid for 2 years. After that, the training must be repeated, so the delegate stays sharp and is made aware of new developments. When your certificate is almost expired and you want to refresh you can take the GWO Basic Safety Training refresher.
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 the practical part of this course?
GWO courses do not require a medical examination.
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 3 days!