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GWO Sea Survival

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GWO Sea Survival

GWO BST Sea Survival

Personal Survival Techniques course - sea safety 

Do you work the offshore wind industry? At this sea safety course you will learn Personal Survival Techniques and methods of safe transfer between vessels and installations.

Course content

After completion of the course, the delegate will have achieved skills and basic knowledge about:

  • Principles for survival at sea.
  • Evacuation means.
  • International and national legislation.
  • Suits and life jackets used in the offshore industry.
  • Safe conduct in work situations, emergency situations and contingency plans.
  • Life boat, life raft, and life buoys.
  • Davit launchable life rafts and exercise with capsized raft.
  • Techniques to enhance survival at sea.
  • Treatment of coldness and hypothermia.
  • Use of pyrotechnical equipment.
  • Helicopter hoist.
  • Safely entering water from a height.
  • Right inverted life raft.
  • Offshore installation and vessels working in the offshore industry.
  • Swim and keep afloat while wearing a life jacket.
  • Operation with small boats including MOB (man over board) techniques.
  • Transfer of personnel and luggage between dock -boat and boat installation and between vessels making way.
  • Electronic distress signal devices such as EPIRB, SART and PLB.


To give the trainee basic knowledge and skills within the areas of survival at sea including:

  • Life-saving appliances.
  • National and international legislation.
  • Life rafts.
  • Man overboard.
  • Hypothermia.
  • International and national legislation.
  • Transfer of luggage.
  • Personnel to offshore installations.

Target Group & Admission Requirements

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields, and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or an offshore wind structure.

Personnel that performs job functions that has been risk assessed by their employer or their workplace duty holder as a function, where training according to one or more modules of the BST standard may mitigate of the identified risks.

All personnel participating in Basic Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating.

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We train organisations, crews and individuals in the Oil & Gas, Maritime and Wind industry how to improve safety and operational performance in offshore and maritime operations. We always train as close to real life as possible teaching you how to...

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