GWO First Aid

Next Available Course: Upon Request

Duration: 1.5 Days

Validation: 2 Years (1 Year in Germany)

Awarding Body: GWO

Price per delegate: £230 +VAT

Price per course (max 12): £2300 +VAT

Location: Humber Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, OTA, Hull


The GWO First Aid course is valid for 2 years and provides delegates with the confidence to deliver first aid. This course covers the key elements of first aid including; the use of first aid equipment, risk assessments and control measures for first aid and an overview of relevant health and safety legislation. 

Course Benefits

  • Recognised GWO accreditation

  • 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 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 fire 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

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge - competence 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


  • Health and safety duties of employers and employees

  • Overview of relevant legislation, standard and guidance

  • Incident / Injury detecting and reporting

  • Injuries and illnesses of the human body (signs, symptoms and remedies)

  • Hazards and risks in the workplace

  • Correct use of techniques for first aid and lifesaving

  • Risk assessments and control measures for first aid

  • Equipment used to initiate first aid

  • Emergency procedure and safety instructions

  • Environment factors and site-specific health and safety procedures

  • ABC technique

  • AED technique

  • Rice method

  • CPR method

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the GWO First Aid Course, please contact us today on 01482 398521 or