Sea Survival (GWO)


This training is accordingly to the guidelines of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO).

The Sea Survival Training GWO (Global Wind Organization) is intended for personnel working in the wind industry, involved in the construction, maintenance and / or service for wind turbines and wind farms at sea. This training provides knowledge and skills for survival at sea. This training provides theoretical and practical knowledge about emergencies on board of a ship and / or offshore wind installation. furthermore first aid, evacuation procedures and survival techniques will be part of this module.

For the practical parts we use a KNRM lifeboat with jet propulsion. We also have an advanced pool where every type of weather can be simulated.

This Sea Survival (GWO) training containts:

  • The dangers and symptoms of hypothermia;
  • The advantages and limitations of the various personal protection equipment used in the offshore wind industry;
  • The use of personal protection equipment;
  • Embark and disembark in a safe manner; Emergency procedures, safety equipment and measures on installations, ships and wind turbines;
  • Procedures in a man-overboard-situation (SAR, GMDSS Recovery and first aid);
  • Evacuation procedures of wind turbines;
  • The basics of survival at sea, both individually and in groups.

Are you interested in this training?
Please use the “book now” button for availability and book your course.

Training times:
We expect the participants at 07.45 on the first training day. The following day starts at 08.30 training ends no later than 12.00, unless the participant attends additional training(s).

The training is given in English. We can organize this training in a different language for groups on request and if necessary with an private interpreter.

A good physical condition is required.
Participants may not exceed 124 kilos in relation to the bearing capacity of the materials that are used during the training.
We kindly advise you to bring your own safety shoes.

Requirements for participation:
In order to participate to the training, participants need to have a valid offshore medical certificate or declaration of good health from their doctor. We can arrange a Nogepa medical examination for the participants on our training facilities. On you can find a certified doctor nearby to book the declaration of good health yourself.

Winda registration

As from October 17, GWO training participants will have to register in WINDA for a delegate profile. Once you have completed your registration, you will receive a WINDA ID which you must send to before you complete the training. The WINDA ID is your personal identification and all of your future GWO training will be associated with this ID.

Register for a Delegate profile using a smartphone, tablet or a computer at

Sea Survival (GWO) €299,- incl. WINDA registration fee
Sea Survival (GWO) Refresher €299,- incl. WINDA registration fee
Complete GWO Training Combination price €1399,- incl. WINDA registration fee
(Optional) NOGEPA medical approval + shoulder measurement €180,-
(Optional) Shoulder measurement €45,-
(Optional) NOGEPA, Norwegian medical approval + shoulder measurement €200,-

More information: 0031-10 428 38 60

€307,- incl. WINDA registration fee, excl. 21% VAT

GWO BST Sea Survival

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2 years

Quarantaineweg 98 3089 KP Rotterdam - Heijplaat