GWO training


Wind energy is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

According to RenewableUK (RUK), the industry will support up to 72,000 direct jobs in the UK alone by 2030.

With this predicted growth, the wind industry brings exciting new career prospects for both workers transitioning from other areas of energy production, and newly qualified individuals in onshore and offshore training.


Your guide to the wind industry


Whether you are new to the industry, or you would like to upskill in your current role, our wind industry guide provides useful advice and tips on the steps to take.

Download your free guide


GWO training

The Global Wind Organisation (GWO) sets the international standard for safety training and emergency procedures in the wind industry.

AIS Survivex offer the full portfolio of mandatory and specialist GWO training.


GWO Basic Safety Training (BST)

All offshore personnel in the wind industry are required to complete a minimum level of basic safety training which includes:

GWO Working at Height
GWO Manual Handling
GWO First Aid
GWO Fire Awareness
GWO Sea Survival*


*Onshore personnel are not required to complete GWO Sea Survival training


Specialist GWO training

GWO have developed specialist training for wind industry personnel including:

GWO Slinger Signaller
GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART)
GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT)
GWO Blade Repair


GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) package

AIS Survivex offer a discounted course package for GWO Basic Safety Training (BST).

View the package


GWO Annual Report 2020: Watching over our workforce

GWO launched its Annual Report 2020 on 3rd March 2021, revealing 1 in every 4 people training for the wind industry in the UK is doing so through AIS Survivex's training centres.

Read the report