Fire awareness and response (Includes GWO BST)


This course is designed to provide attendees with a solid understanding of how to use fire extinguishers and fire equipment on small workplace fires. This module allows Initial and Refresher attendees in the same classroom.
If you require all GWO BST modules, please refer to

Units of Competency

PUAWER008B - Confine small workplace emergencies


GWO Basic Safety Training Initial or Refresher module - Fire Awareness

Training Location

On Site or at our approved training locations.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to prevent fires, conduct initial and appropriate judgement when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel to ensure all are safely evacuated and accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire and, if it is judged to be safe, to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held firefighting equipment.

Learning activities

Trainer led presentation, group discussions, practical demonstrations & exercises. The Fire Extinguisher is a digital fire training system, called BullsEye, designed by Haagen, the global leaders in fire extinguisher and emergency response training hardware.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of the Course, attendees:
are able to demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire
are able to demonstrate knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the related dangers
are able to identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment
are able to demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment, including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures
are able to demonstrate correct actions for discovering a fire including correct use and fire extinguishing using firefighting equipment in a WTG


Three hours or part of a combined course


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Subject to a maximum of 12 attendees

Equipment & PPE

Standard PPE including shirt, trousers, boots, hard hat, eye protection, gloves.

Assessment approach

Demonstration of practical skills. Role play/scenario work. Written assessment

Contact Us

Call Thomson Bridge to discuss your training requirements.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 18:00 EST.

1300 15 66 85

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