Health, Safety & Environment

GWO Fire Awareness

Duration:  0.5 day
Per Delegate:  £120.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates are required to be WINDA registered before arriving for the course. To register please visit and follow the instructions through the delegate registration portal. Please contact our Customer Service Team if you need assistance with this.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the related dangers
  • Identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment, including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures
  • Demonstrate correct actions for discovering a fire including correct use and fire extinguishing using firefighting equipment in a WTG

Course Content

  • Fire Safety legislation relevant to the industry
  • Fire combustion and fire spread
  • Fire extinguishing
  • Fire prevention
  • Firefighting equipment in a WTG
  • Scenario based training


Delegates will be assessed by observation to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, safety glasses and hard hat.

Further Information

Delegates are required to fill in a medical self-assessment form to certify they are capable of fully participating.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or WTG structure.


GWO Certificate, valid for 2 years.

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