GWO SEA SURVIVAL

The GWO Sea Survival course is a one day course as either initial or refresher training.

  • Initial or refresher course: 1 day £454 inc VAT

 

Course Objectives

  • The participants are aware of a site’s organisational structure and relevant local legislation to ensure they are aware of the roles, responsibilities and rules in place at offshore wind farms.  
  • The participants understand the importance of correct clothing and conduct in an offshore wind farm environment, including detecting and treating stages of cold shock and hypothermia related to exposures to the human body in an offshore wind environment.
  • The participants can recognise the advantages and limitations of personal LSA and PPE and usage in a correct and safe manner. The participants can understand the principles of GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems) and SAR (Search and Rescue).
  • The participants can take responsibility individually and collectively to enhance the chance of survival in an emergency at sea.
  • The participants can recognise the hazards and risks of transfer and take the correct preventive measures into account by following procedures and use the available LSA and PPE in a correct and safe manner.
  • The participants can ensure safe and responsible conduct on installations, vessels and WTGs during normal operations and in case of emergencies and evacuation. The Participants can conduct safe transfer of themselves and equipment between dock and vessel and WTG and vessel. Furthermore, the participants can assist vessel crew in man overboard situations.
  • The participants can reflect on and process their learning outcome and key takeaways from the module, aiming to achieve a high learning transfer from the module to their way of work.

£454

Includes: training manual, course approved on the WINDA system (if successfully completed), use of equipment during training. Price includes VAT.

  • Assessment: Practical & Written
  • Revalidation period: Certification valid for 2 years.
  • Trainer to Candidate Ratio:
    • Working at Height Theory: 12 Students to 1 instructor; Practical: 6 Students to 1 instructor
    • Frist Aid Theory: 12 Students to 1 instructor; Practical: 6 Students to 1 instructor
    • Manual Handling Theory: 12 Students to 1 instructor; Practical: 12 Students to 1 instructor
    • Fire Awareness: Theory: 12 Students to 1 instructor; Practical: 6 Students to 1 instructor
    • Sea Survival: Theory: 12 Students to 1 instructor; Practical: 6 Students to 1 instructor
    • Enhanced First Aid: Theory: 12 Students to 1 instructor; Practical: 6 Students to 1 instructor
    • Advanced Rescue Training: Theory: 12 Students to 1 instructor; Practical: 4 Students to 1 instructor

 

The course cost will include:

  • If successfully completed, course approved on the WINDA system
  • Martin Castle Ltd Training Manual

All of the equipment for training will be provided in the course cost.

  • New candidates must register on the WINDA system before joining the course to generate a WINDA ID.
  • Delegates to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in the safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol.
  • The minimum age of candidates is 18 years. Candidates shall be physically fit and free from any disability or medical condition that may prevent them from working safely. They shall ensure that they have an adequate level of fitness, are physically able to perform the tasks expected in terms of strength, agility and co-ordination, and are able to withstand the stresses of the working environment, such as heat, cold and other inclement weather. Candidates must be able to understand, write and converse in English