GWO Fire Awareness Module – refresh course



GWO BSTr Fire Awareness module is approved by Global Wind Organisation (GWO).


On completion of the BSTr Fire Awareness module the delegates are able to demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire; knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the related dangers; to identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment; knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment, including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures; correct actions for discovering a fire including correct use and fire extinguishing using firefighting equipment in a WTG.

Course contents

GWO BSTr Fire Awareness module covers the following topics:

  • Global and National legislation

  • Fire combustion and Fire spread

  • Fire extinction

  • Fire Prevention

  • Firefighting equipment in a WTG

  • Practise and scenario-based training

Target group

GWO BSTr Fire Awareness module is primarily intended for personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to refresh their GWO BST Fire Awareness.

Entry standards

Trainees wishing to enter this course should be medically fit and capable of fully participating. They should also possess valid BST/ BSTr certificates or training records in WINDA for the Fire Awareness module prior to attending BSTr Fire Awareness.

Course limitation

12 persons.


4 hours