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GWO Working at Height and Manual Handling Combined - Refresher

Next Available Course: 10th June 2024

Duration: 1 Day

Validation: 2 Years (1 Year in Germany)

Awarding Body: GWO

Price per delegate: £286 +VAT

Price per course (max 6): £1430 +VAT


The GWO Working at Height and Manual Handling Combined Revalidation course is valid for 2 years. The refresher module ensures delegates can revalidate their GWO Working at Height and Manual Handling accreditations, so that they are competent to work safely at height, undertake a basic rescue from height and encourage safe manual handling behaviour.  This course has been designed to meet the competency requirements and basic training for all personnel, contractors and employers undertaking work at height and perform safe lifting techniques on wind farms within the renewables sector.

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

  • Skills refresh - refresh work at height skills to meet the GWO work at height standards

  • 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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