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GWO Fire Awareness


About the course

The aim of this Global Wind Organisation (GWO) course is to give the Participants the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training. Participants should be able to prevent fires, make appropriate judgements when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel and ensure all are safely accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire. If the incident is judged to be safe, the Participants should be able to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held fire fighting equipment.

What you will learn

The GWO BST Fire Awareness Module shall ensure that:

  • The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire.
  • The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the dangers related to this.
  • The participants are able to identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment.
  • The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures.
  • The participants are able to demonstrate correct actions on discovering a fire including correct operation and fire extinguishing by means of the firefighting equipment in a WTG.

Who Is This Course For?

Individuals 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 an offshore wind structure.




Train With The Experts

Seascope has specialised in offshore training for over 15-years. Candidates enjoy receiving tuition from our expert tutors who have a combined offshore safety experience of over 100 years!

Our purpose built training facility is well equipped with the latest technology ensuring candidates enjoy a memorable and real life training experience.



The certification and qualifications candidates receive on this course are:

  • GWO BST Fire Awareness Standard

GWO Certification for this module is valid for 2-years.


  • Candidates must be aged 18+
  • WINDA ID required
  • Work boots required



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  • Cost
    £125 +VAT / person
  • Duration
    0.5 Days
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