GWO Fire Awareness

Our GWO Fire Awareness course is carried out at our training facility in Kent in the Southeast of the UK, fully accredited by the Global Wind Organisation as one of the 5 modules of the Basic Safety Training Standard (BST) and taught by expert instructors with experience in the industry.

Guardian Training Academy - Sheerness, Kent, UK
Tuesday, June 6, 2023


Price Per Person: £120.00 + VAT

Length: ½ Day

Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:6 

Location: Guardian Sheerness

Certificate Validity: 2 Years

The aim of this course is to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to prevent fires, conduct initial and appropriate judgement when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel to ensure all are safely evacuated and accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire and, if it is judged to be safe, to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic handheld firefighting equipment. 

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course delegates will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the causes of fire 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 (Wind Turbine Generator)

Participants Will Receive:

  • Certificate lasting 2 years
  • Direct support from the Guardian training team and Guardian Fall customer service

Important Information:


All personnel participating in GWO Basic Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Delegates will be required to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under the influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol.


  • Safety Boots
  • Suitable clothing for indoor & outdoor practical exercises

Documents Required:

  • Photo ID
  • Registration Details




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      Guardian Training Academy - Sheerness, Kent, UK
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