GWO WORKING AT HEIGHTS & MANUAL HANDLING COMBINED

We offer the option to book GWO Working at Heights & Manual Handling Combined as an initial training course or as a refresher course.

  • Initial course:  2 days £572 inc VAT
  • Refresher course:  1 day £330 inc VAT

Course Objectives

The delegates are able to demonstrate:

  • The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at height specific to a wind turbine generator (WTG) (L2 – Knowledge)
  • The participants are able to demonstrate understanding of current national and regional legislation regarding working at height (L2 – Knowledge)
  • The participants are able to demonstrate correct identification of PPE, including identification of Global and regional standard markings e.g. harness, hard hat, lanyards, etc. (L3 – Skills)
  • The participants are able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to correctly perform pre-use inspection, service, store and correctly fit relevant PPE, e.g. harness, fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arrest lanyards and work positioning lanyards (L2 – Knowledge & L3 – Skills)
  • The participants are able to demonstrate correct use of the relevant PPE, e.g. harnesses fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arresters and work positioning lanyards. This includes correct identification of anchor points and correct conduct on ladder (L3 – Skills) The participants are able to demonstrate correct use of evacuation devices (L3 – Skills)
  • The participants are able to demonstrate how to approach rescue situations in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently (L3 – Skills & Ability)

£572 / £330

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