GWO (WLA) ONSHORE LIMITED ACCESS TRAINING OVERVIEW
After having successfully completed the GWO (WLA) Onshore Limited Access training, the participants will have the ability to act safely and responsibly when using basic personal protective equipment, follow instructions given by supervisors and behave safely during supervised visits to onshore wind turbine environments
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
The aim of this module is to enable the participants, through theoretical and practical training, to use basic personal protective equipment, and behave safely during supervised visits to onshore wind turbine environment.
COURSE CONTENT OF GWO (WLA) ONSHORE LIMITED ACCESS
- Hazards in a wind turbine generator
- Fire Awareness – Contingency plans, Fire prevention measures and firefighting equipment.
- Medical Emergencies – Procedures in case of injury/medical emergency & CPR
- Knowledge of correct PPE
- Working at Height including Self-retracting lifelines and how to correctly attach, Fall Prevention, Vertical Fall Arrest Systems and Safe and Correct Evacuations.
- 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 OTHER TRAINING CAN I COMPLETE AFTER THE GWO (WLA) ONSHORE LIMITED ACCESS TRAINING?
To if you need to go offshore to compliment your training, you may wish to complete the WLA Offshore Module.
If have completed the Onshore Module and wish to visit an Offshore WTG, do I need to do the entire 7 hours of Offshore Module?
If you have completed the WLA Onshore Module and later wish to visit an Offshore WTG, you need to complete the full Offshore Module. The Offshore training requires you to take the entire 7 hours of training which covers some additional elements specific to isolated offshore environments.