GWO First Aid module



GWO BST First Aid Module is approved by Global Wind Organisation (GWO).


On completion of the GWO BST First Aid Module the Delegates will be able to demonstrate understanding of the importance of carrying out First Aid in a safe and sound manner, in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines; to identify and explain normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body; to demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) environment; correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey A-B-C; correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED); correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary Survey; correct use of First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario.

Course contents

GWO BST First Aid Module covers the following topics:

  • Legislation. Risks. Hazards

  • Anatomy

  • Management of an incident

  • Lifesaving First Aid (A-B-C)

  • AED

  • Ordinary First Aid

  • Scenario-based training

Target group

GWO BST First Aid Module is primarily intended for personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST First Aid Module certificates

Entry standards

Trainees wishing to enter this course should be medically fit and capable of fully participating.

Course limitation

12 persons


2 days