GWO SEA SURVIVAL FULL AND REFRESHER TRAINING INFORMATION
GWO Sea Survival Full and Refresher Training is aimed towards technicians looking to work on off-shore wind farms. This course covers elements from Vessel transfers, swimming techniques, evacuations, and life preserving equipment & techniques.
THIS COURSE CAN BE BOOKED FOR FULL AND REFRESHER TRAINING
This GWO Sea Survival Training is designed to ensure delegates understand survival procedures when working in and on wind turbines.
GWO SEA SURVIVAL FULL AND REFRESHER TRAINING AIMS & OBJECTIVES
The course provides delegates with the basic skills and knowledge to act in a preventative way. This includes using possible aids, rescue equipment and methods.
This BST Sea Survival Module shall ensure that:
- You can demonstrate the awareness of the site organisation and relevant legislation to ensure you are aware of the roles, responsibilities and rules that apply to offshore wind farms.
- Demonstrate the needed knowledge to understand the importance of correct clothing and conduct in an offshore wind farm environment. Further to enable skills of detecting and treating stages of cold shock, hypothermia and drowning related to exposures to the human body in an offshore environment.
- The needed knowledge and skills to recognise the advantages and limitations of personal LSA and PPE and usage in a correct and safe manner.
- Demonstrate the needed knowledge related to GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems) and SAR (Search and Rescue).
- Gain, needed skills individually and collective to enhance the chance of survival in an emergency at sea.
- Knowledge to recognise the hazards and risks of transfer and take the correct preventive measures into account by following procedures. And use the available LSA and PPE in a correct and safe manner.
- Demonstrate the needed knowledge to ensure safe conduct on installations, vessels and WTG´s during normal operations and in case of emergencies and evacuation.
- Needed skills to conduct safe transfer of themselves and equipment between dock and vessel and WTG and vessel. Furthermore, to give the delegates skills to assist in MOB situations.
- You can reflect on and process their learning outcome and key takeaways from the module, aiming to achieve a high learning transfer from the module to his/her way of work. Additionally, the aim is to give the delegates the opportunity to conduct an open-minded written and oral formative evaluation of the training.
- You must be aged 18 years or above and be registered with WINDA before you arrive for your course.
- A good standard of general fitness is required, you will also need to complete a medical questionnaire.
GWO certificate – valid for 2 years.
Please note – certificates are to be refreshed every 2 years.
WHAT TRAINING CAN I COMPLETE AFTER GWO SEA SURVIVAL TRAINING COURSE?
To compliment your training, you may wish to complete some of the other GWO BST Modules, along with the GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA) Training and GWO Advanced Rescue Training.
What do I need to bring with me?
There is both theory and practical elements of the training so appropriate swimwear to be worn under the survival suit and a towel is required.
Do I need to have completed GWO Working at Height before the training?
No, this is not required.