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GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART)

Next Available Course: 8th - 10th July 2024

Duration: 3 Days

Validation: 2 Years

Awarding Body: GWO


Price per delegate: £515 +VAT

Price per course (max 6): £2060 +VAT


The GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) course is valid for 2 years and provides delegates with the competency, skills and theoretical and practical knowledge to access and rescue an injured person. Within the 3 day course, delegates will learn best practice skills for delivering advanced rescue capabilities in a renewables environment.  If you are wanting to book our GWO ART course we require the following documentation: full medical fitness, in-date GWO Basic Safety at Height, First Aid and Manual Handling certificates.

Course Benefits

  • Industry standard - recognised GWO accreditation valid for 2 years

  • Delegates display advanced rescue capabilities

  • Highly skilled workforce

  • Qualified and experienced instructors

  • Increased capabilities - qualified employees and contractors

  • Mobile training units - working at height can be delivered at your site

  • Unrivalled working at height training infrastructure

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of carrying out basic and enhanced first aid in a safe manner

  • Act as a leader in first aid circumstances

  • Administer safe, effective and immediate lifesaving and enhanced first aid measures to save lives and provide assistance in remote areas using advanced emergency equipment and medical tele-consultation

  • Prepare the casualty for transfer to a nominated evacuation/rescue point at the location

  • Request medical/rescue assistance by providing a concise and relevant report of the casualty's condition

  • The delivery of immediate enhanced first aid to stabilise a casualty


The GWO ART training combined modules aim to mitigate and control the risk associated with rescue operations undertaken in and from wind turbines to facilitate better emergency preparedness and response within the renewables industry. This course syllabus has been developed around risk assessments, industry-related accident and incident statistics during the installation phase as well as during the operations, service and maintenance for on wind turbine generators and wind power plants.

  • Rescue from blade

  • Rescue from spinner

  • Rescue from hub

  • Rescue up

  • Rescue down

  • Advanced stretch work

  • Advanced use of CRD's

  • Power-driven devices

  • Mechanical advantage systems

  • Hub spinner and inside blade rescue (HSIBR)

  • Nacelle, tower and basement rescue (NTBR)

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) Course, please contact us today on 01482 398521 or

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