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GWO Working at Height and Manual Handling Combined

Next Available Course: 7th & 8th August 2024

Duration: 2 Days

Validation: 2 Years (1 Year in Germany)

Awarding Body: GWO

Price per delegate: £463 +VAT

Price per course (max 6): £2315 +VAT


The GWO Working at Height and Manual Handling Combined course is valid for 2 years and has been designed to meet the basic training and competency requirements for all personnel, contractors and employers undertaking work at height and perform safe lifting techniques on wind farms within the renewables sector. This course ensures that delegates are competent to perform safe work at height, undertake a comprehensive basic rescue from height and encourage best practice manual handling behaviour and perform manual handling tasks safely to meet expected industry standards. 

Course Benefits

  • Industry standard - recognised GWO accreditation

  • Delegates will meet the required competencies for working at height and manual handling in a renewable environment

  • Our instructors are specialists in working at height and GWO standards

  • Increased confidence - your delegates will be trained in best practice processes for working at height and rescue in an offshore environment

  • Delegates will be able to implement Safe Systems of Work in their environments

  • Mobile training units - we are able to deliver training at your site

  • Purpose built training facilities

  • ISO accredited business

Learning Outcomes

  • Safe working at height procedures

  • Able to identify unsafe working at height practices

  • Improving the safety of your employees who work at heights

  • Increased competence - greater insight and ability to implement best practice

  • A greater understanding of rescue techniques

  • Using correct manual handling techniques

  • Correct use of the evacuation and rescue devices

  • Using correct rescue techniques


  • Legislation and behavioural safety

  • Fall prevention

  • Vertical fall arrest systems

  • Dropped objects

  • Control measures to prevent injury during training

  • Emergency procedure

  • PPE review

  • Harness

  • Fall arrest lanyards

  • Self-retracting lifelines

  • Practical exercises

  • Risks and hazards - suspension trauma

  • Rescue devices and rigging set up

  • Rescue exercises

Send Booking Enquiry

If you wish to send a booking enquiry or learn more about the GWO Working at Height and Manual Handling Combined Course, please contact us today on 01482 398521 or

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