Basic Safety Training (BST)

Course Certification

GWO BST First Aid Module (FA)
GWO BST Manual Handling Module (MH)
GWO BST Fire Awareness Module (FAW)
GWO BST Working at Height (WAH)

HLTAID009 - Provide CPR
HLTAID-011 Provide First Aid
UETTDRRF04B - Perform tower rescue
RIIWHS202E - Work Safely at Heights

Course Duration

5 Days - 40 Hours
Fire Awareness – 0.5 Day (4 Hours)
Manual Handling – 0.5 Day (4 Hours)
Working at Heights – 2 Days (16 Hours)
First Aid – 2 Days (16 Hour)


GWO Basic Safety Training is designed to provide personnel with the basic skills to understand current legislative requirement and standards for work in wind turbines as well as the importance of a good safety plan, risk assessment and rescue plan. Which will assist ensuring that they a safe manner in the wind industry and to meet training requirements for personnel new to the global wind industry.

The participant must be able to perform a rescue and evacuation safely from a height.  As well as carry out first aid, gain knowledge about fire safety and work ergonomically in a wind power environment.


  • Work at Height (WAH)
  • Fire Awareness (FAW)
  • Manual Handling (MH)
  • First Aid (FA)



GWO Basic Safety Training Standard




  • Students must have in their WINDA ID. To apply for WINDA ID please click on this link and follow the instruction (be sure to register as a delegate)
  • Students must have their USI number. To apply for USI number please click on this link 
  • Students must attend the course with long pants and safety boots. 
  • Site training must abide by site specific PPE requirement