Working at Height (WAH)

For further information, please inquire using our interest form or contact us directly.


Course Overview

GWO Working at Height course provides the skills and knowledge to work in a safe manner in the wind industry.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a GWO Working at Height training course will be able to;

  • Correctly use personal fall protection equipment (PFPE)
  • Perform safe working at height
  • Perform safe and comprehensive basic rescue from height in a remote wind turbine environment in accordance with GWO Working at Height standards

Course Content

GWO Working at Height training course includes;

  1. Hazards and risks associated with working at height, specific to a wind turbine generator
  2. National legislation regarding working at heights
  3. Personal protective equipment (PPE) identification
  4. The use of relevant PFPE
  5. Self-rescue
  6. Suspension intolerance, cause, affects and treatment
  7. Actions in the event of an emergency


In order to complete a GWO Working at Height course, delegates must:

  • Be WINDA registered before arriving for the course

GWO certificate – valid for 2 years
1.5 Days
New entrants to the global wind industry