GWO Basic Safety Training

Description

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 Program is a four day program.
The next 2019 Public GWO Programs are scheduled for:
Monday 24th June to Thursday 27th June
Monday 22nd July to Thursday 25th July
Monday 26th August to Thursday 29th August
at South Morang, Victoria.

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

Module

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

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.

Duration

The program is four days.

Cost

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..

Availability

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

The next 2019 Public GWO Programs are scheduled for:

  • Monday 24th June to Thursday 27th June 
  • Monday 22nd July to Thursday 25th July  
  • Monday 26th August to Thursday 29th August

at South Morang, Victoria.

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 https://winda.globalwindsafety.org

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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