RUK GWO Working at Height

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Qualification Obtained: RUK GWO Working at Height

Course Overview

Delegate prerequisites

There are now NO prerequisites to attend this course.

Course description

The RenewableUK Working at Height and Rescue – Wind Turbines Standard outlines the basic safety training and competence recommended by RenewableUK for all personnel involved in working at heights in wind turbines.

Course content

On successful completion of training the delegate will be deemed to have demonstrated basic technical knowledge and understanding of:

  • General health and safety duties of employers to provide training and ensure competence of employees;
  • Personal responsibilities of employees and the self-employed;
  • Overview of relevant legislation (HSW, WAH, MHSW, LOLER, PUWER, PPE 2002,PPEW 1992);
  • Outline of WAH and the principles of a hierarchical approach;
  • Basic reference and application of ACOPs, standards and guidelines (e.g. HSE,BS/EN);
  • Generic safe systems of work (e.g. permits & procedures);
  • Wind Turbine Safety Rules (scope & application);
  • Risk assessments and control measures for WAH;
  • Housekeeping risks relevant to/for WAH;
  • Planning of operations for WAH;
  • Different types of equipment use for WAH;
  • Equipment pre and post use checks, including certification of equipment;
  • Safe and correct use of equipment for WAH;
  • Equipment identification and selection for WAH;
  • Conflicting activities and tasks;
  • Environmental factors (e.g. weather);
  • Manual handling and ergonomics;
  • Appreciate relevance of different turbine designs (size/layout) to WAH & rescue situations;
  • Appreciate the relevance of different company/site specific H&S procedures and rules

On successful completion of training the delegate will be deemed to have demonstrated individually, basic practical skills and the competence to:

  • Safely inspect (prior to use), correctly fit, and use PPE for WAH applications;
  • Work safely at height in a tower or simulated conditions;
  • Safely carry out a self-rescue in a tower or simulated conditions;
  • Safely carry out a rescue of a casualty in a tower or simulated conditions;
  • Safely carry out an assisted lower in a tower or simulated conditions;

Duration

2 days

Validity of certificate

The RenewableUK / GWO Working at height & Rescue is valid for 24 months

It is strongly recommended that practical refresher training in rescue techniques be conducted at least annually

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE DELEGATES WILL LEAVE WITH A JOINT RUK & GWO CERTIFICATE

Medical fitness

All delegates must be medically fit and will be required to complete a medical declaration during the course induction.

If you are in any doubt visit an Occupational health professional prior to enrolment on the course

Bookings and Course Availability:

Courses run twice monthly before and after the GWO basic suite of courses.

Bespoke courses for companies with 4 or more delegates can be run with advance notice.

1 Day Revalidation course £240

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This course is for regular climbers in the wind turbine industry wanting to refresh their existing in date Ruk / GWO certificate

The course is mainly of a practical nature:

  • Use of ladders with hooks & fall arrest systems
  • Self Rescue from nacelle
  • Rescue of others

Delegates must have a valid in date RUK / GWO WAH certificate to attend this 1 day refresher

Telephone: 01253 779123
Fax: 01253 773014
E-mail: offshore@blackpool.ac.uk

Office Hours

Opening times are between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Study Options

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 19/01/2017
End Date: 20/01/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 03/02/2017
End Date: 04/02/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 16/02/2017
End Date: 17/02/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 02/03/2017
End Date: 03/03/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 16/03/2017
End Date: 17/03/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 30/03/2017
End Date: 31/03/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 27/04/2017
End Date: 28/04/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 11/05/2017
End Date: 12/05/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 25/05/2017
End Date: 26/05/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 08/06/2017
End Date: 09/06/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 22/06/2017
End Date: 23/06/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 13/07/2017
End Date: 14/07/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

Course Code: OE1EC220
Start Date: 27/07/2017
End Date: 28/07/2017

Duration: 2 Days
Location of Study: Fleetwood Nautical Campus
Cost: £425

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