GWO First Aid Refresher


Course Code: OE1EC257


Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre

Next course dates

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
02/07/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £120Enquire  
16/07/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £120Enquire  
30/07/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £120Enquire  
13/08/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £130Enquire  
03/09/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £130Enquire  
17/09/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £130Enquire  
01/10/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £130Enquire  
15/10/2024Fleetwood Nautical Campus4 Hours/ £130Enquire  

Course Overview

The aim of this First Aid refresher course is to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from First Aid training through theoretical and practical training, so that delegates can administer safe and effective first aid in the wind industry in accordance with GWO First Aid training standards.

GWO Basic Safety Training Offshore Refresher Package: £815 - 3.5 days

Book a package of all five of the GWO basic safety training refresher courses and get a discount on the individual course prices.


GWO First Aid Refresher
GWO Fire Awareness
GWO Manual Handling
GWO Survival Refresher
GWO Working at Height (Refresher – 1 Day)

Call 01253 504800 to book.

Entry Requirements

You will need to register as a delegate on the GWO WINDA database prior to arrival.

Registration is free. Go to and complete the relevant fields.

You will need to bring your WINDA ID to all booked training courses.

Career Options and Progression

Completion of the GWO Basic Safety training package is essential for those working in the wind turbine industry.

Assessment Methods

  • Delegates are able to demonstrate understanding of the importance of safely and correctly carrying out First Aid in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines
  • Delegates are able to identify and explain normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body
  • Delegates are able to demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in emergency situations in a wind turbine work environment
  • Delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey, Airways - Breathing - Circulation (A - B - C)
  • Delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED
  • Delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary Survey
  • Delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of First Aid equipment in First Aid scenarios

Teaching and Learning Methods

40% classroom and 60% scenario based learning. 

Industry Placement and Field Trips

This course has no work placements and no field trips.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

All equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost.

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: N/A

Terms and Conditions

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