GWO Basic Safety Training


Thomson Bridge accredited by the Global Wind Organisation to deliver GWO Basic Safety Training. The Basic Training Modules (BST) consist of First Aid, Fire Awareness, Manual Handling and Working at Heights. Our initial  training program is a four day program.

The next available GWO course is:

  • Tuesday 23rd June to 26th June 2020

Units of Competency

CPPFES2005A - Demonstrate first attack fire fighting equipment
MEM11011B - Undertake manual handling
HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
RIIWHS204D - Working safely at heights
PUASAR022A -Participate in rescue operations


Attendees will also receive the following Certificates of Completion in accordance with the GWO guidelines and lodgement of results on the GWO’s WINDA database:
GWO BST Fire Awareness module
GWO BST Manual handling module
GWO BST First Aid module
GWO BST Working at Heights module

Unit Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Training Location

At Wind Farm sites across Australia and at our Approved Training locations.

Course aim

The programmes are designed for operators, technicians and specialists working in wind turbines. It assists participants develop, practice and maintain safe work practices everyday tasks and during rescue/evacuation activities.

Learning activities

Classroom activities incorporating PowerPoint presentations, videos and group discussions.
Practical components include using:
Height Safety equipment in a range of work simulated scenarios and applications
For CPR, we use Laerdal Medical's Resusci Anne QCPR resuscitation dummy and defibrillator system, which provides immediate digital interactive reporting on your technique
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

The BST will also equip participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to appropriately respond in the event of an emergency and to increase their safety through proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), emergency equipment and procedures.


The program is four days.


For Public Courses, the price per person is $1,715, excluding GST. Discounts apply for group bookings. Please contact our Office for details on 1300 15 66 85 or email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


We offer Private and Public courses at Wind Farm Sites across Australia and at our approved training locations.

The next available GWO course is:


  • Tuesday 23rd June to 26th June 2020


Equipment & PPE

For practical exercises, attendees will be required to have access to your Site based Heights equipment and personal kit including harness and helmet.

Attendee Prerequisites

Each attendee will be required to provide their unique GWO WINDA ID. For more information please visit

Assessment approach

Attendees will be assessed using theory and practical activities designed to simulate the work environment.

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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