GWO First Aid Course

Instructor demonstrating first aid on a dummy arm

GWO First Aid is aimed at 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 an offshore wind structure.


This course is designed to provide sufficient information and practical experience to allow individuals to perform basic first aid and incident management on wind farms.

The theory elements of the course will allow individuals to show a good understanding of common threats to the human body and the correct methods of dealing with emergencies.

The practical elements of the course will give individuals the chance to demonstrate the correct first aid techniques for primary lifesaving and how to regulate a variety of conditions. There will also be practical incident management exercises in dedicated training environments.


  • Importance and Legislation
  • Basic human anatomy
  • Incident management
  • Life-saving first aid
  • Use of AEDs
  • Normal first aid
  • Written assessment


  • Life-saving techniques
  • Correct use of AEDs
  • Other first aid techniques
  • Practical scenarios
  • Ongoing assessment


The course can be physically demanding and to participate in the training you must be medically fit and capable of participating fully. You must provide us with a copy of your valid, current medical certificate as proof of your recent fitness.

Other pre-requisites:

  • You must provide a valid photographic ID such as a Passport or Driving Licence
  • You must be 18+
  • This course is run in English and as such you much have an appropriate level of fluency in order to participate.


£275.00 (VAT excl.) per person


1 Day

Equipment required:

  • Appropriate clothing to climb in (we advise loose clothing which does not hinder your movement)
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather conditions (Parts of the training will take place outsite)
  • Safety footwear

You are able to bring your own PPE other than that provided by CWind Training. You must provide a signed self-declaration stating that the equipment is in good condition and relevant inspections are up to date. CWind Training withholds the right to refuse use of equipment if it fails visual inspection.