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GWO First Aid Revalidation


Course Information

Date of Next Course: Monday 20th September

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Venue: Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Summergroves Way, Hessle, HU4 7BB

Duration: One Day

Validation: 2* Years (1 Year in Germany)

Awarding Body: GWO (Global Wind Organisation)

1 Day GWO First Aid Refresher | Refresh your GWO first aid certificate and skills Our GWO First Aid Course Revalidation one day accredited training course provides delegates who already possess the GWO First Aid accreditation with a recap and refresh of the best-practice applications, techniques and methods for administering first aid within the renewables and global wind sectors and meets the required standards of the GWO trade body for any employee, contractor or third party working on wind turbines and any associated site or project infrastructure within the aforementioned sectors.

The GWO First Aid course training is designed to provide a thorough refresh of the key principles of first-aid and associated best practices techniques to ensure delegates revalidate their accreditations, meet the required standards and can carry on working within the renewables sector.

As this course is validated by the (GWO) Global Wind Industry, it meets the necessary first-aid standards and qualifications for delegates working within the renewables sector.

GWO First Aid Accreditation - refresh every two years to meet compliance

Your GWO First Aid accreditation needs to be revalidated every two years, so it is important to book your refresher GWO First Aid training course whilst your existing certificate is still valid.

If you are looking for a highly reputable training provider based in the Humber, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire regions, who delivers the GWO First Aid Refresher Training Course, please contact HFR Solutions CIC on 01482 398521 today.

Course Benefits

Your delegates will receive the following course benefits;

  • Industry-standard - Recognised GWO accreditation and is valid for two years (*One Year in Germany)
  • Competence - Delegates will meet the required competencies for first aid in a renewable environment
  • Qualified and experienced trainers - HFR Solutions CIC instructors are specialists in first aid, basic life support, interim care and GWO standards
  • Real-incident experiences - our instructors have handled rescue, at height, fire, medical and incident response scenarios in real-life 
  • Peace of mind for you– we have successfully delivered numerous first aid and advanced trauma courses for the renewables sectors
  • Skills - Highly skilled workforce
  • Increased confidence - your delegates will be trained in best practice processes for first aid in an offshore environment
  • Ability to apply best practice procedures – For implementing fire prevention, manual handling, working at height, first aid and marine survival best practice techniques
  • Safe systems of work – delegates will be able to help implement safe systems of work in their environments
  • Mobile training units - our working at height can be delivered at your site (In-situ)
  • Purpose-built working at infrastructure - both internal and external unrivalled working at height training infrastructure in the region
  • ISO accredited business - ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO 18001

Upon successful completion of the GWO Fire Aid Training Course, delegates will receive a certificate to confirm they have successfully met the criteria.

Learning Outcomes

Delegates undertaking the 1 Day GWO First Aid refresher will be able to demonstrate:

  • Skills refresh - refresh first aid skills to meet the GWO first-aid standards
  • Correct techniques - use best practice first aid and basic life support techniques
  • Best response – trained delegates will be able to administer basic first aid
  • Safer workplaces – safer employees and reduced chance of personal injury
  • Increased competence– greater insight and ability to implement best practice
  • Upskilled employees and contractors - Improved knowledge and confidence covering basic fire safety, safe lifting, working at height practices, basic lifesaving and sea survival techniques within a wind turbine and offshore locations 
  • Better prepared – For handling potential incidents encountered at an offshore location and wind turbine
  • Ability to apply best practice procedures – For implementing fire prevention, manual handling, working at height, first aid and marine survival best practice techniques

Upon successful completion of the GWO First Aid Revalidation Training Course, delegates will receive a certificate to confirm they have successfully completed this course.

Relevant Legislation

For any of your employees who act in the role of a first aider or medical responder, they must have a good understanding of first aid legislation and how this may impact on your business. We have enclosed some resources, which you may find useful; 

  • GWO Standards - First Aid
  • GWO EFA Standards
  • The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981
  • General Health & Safety Legislation
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Resuscitation and First Aid Guidelines 2015


"The four courses (Working at Height, Manual Handling Operations, Fire Safety and First Aid) offered by HFRS within Renewables have been “first-class”. The expertise of the HFRS trainers have in the subjects areas is what makes HFRS “first-class” as the trainers are from the Fire & Rescue Services that have “lived and breathed” real-life hazardous environments. 

The HFRS facilities are welcoming, have and use the proper equipment for courses content with great outdoor and indoor practical working exercise areas. Everyone is approachable, willing to help and support all the course attendees making your day most enjoyable."

Justin Kenyon, HSEO Advisor/Safety Engineer in Renewables, Centrica  

GWO First Aid Revalidation

Course Code: FA11

Location - Humber Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, Kirmington, North Lincolnshire, DN39 6AB 

Duration - 1 Day

Closed Course Information

Price per course - £1450.00 + VAT

Max 12 delegates

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