GWO Basic Safety Training


The GWO Basic Safety Training program (GWO-BST) was created as the safety standard for those working at height in the wind industry.

It is globally recognized and ensures that any GWO-BST certificate holder has demonstrated competence and proficiency in the following areas:

  • GWO1002 Work at Height – Period Valid: 24 Months
  • GWO2002 Medic First Aid + Trauma at Height – Period Valid: 24 Months
  • GWO101 Fire Awareness – Period Valid: 24 Months
  • GWO102 Manual Handling – Period Valid: 24 Months




  • Course Length: 4 days
  • Minimum Class Size: 2
  • Maximum Class Size: 6
  • Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisites: Participants will be in good health and physically capable of fully taking part in all course activities. Participants are subjected to rigorous activity. The working at heights program will include climbing up a ladder or side of tower, working on an elevated platform and egressing from a height using rescue devices. Students MUST bring work clothes suitable for working at heights, work boots and photo ID. All other equipment will be provided. MAXIMUM BODY WEIGHT 260LB

Certification: Course certificate(s) and credit in the GWO WINDA Database.

Additional information

Course Dates

May 10 -13, 2022, July 26-29, 2022