Sea Survival Training Courses | Maritime Skills Academy

GWO BST – Sea Survival

(Module 4)

1.5 days (there will be refreshment breaks and 1hr lunch break each day. Hot and cold beverages provided)

Fee: £460.80 (incl. VAT) per delegate

Course Dates: Dates are yet to be confirmed. Please enquire for further information.

Prerequisites: All delegates need to be registered with WINDA -

A basic level of fitness is required to complete the practical elements of the course. There is no pre-learning required.

Course Overview:

The aims of this BST Sea Survival course are, by theoretical and practical training to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.

The course will include videos, group discussions, trainer led presentations and practical demonstrations with sea survival equipment, using emergency equipment, transferring between boat and monopile and understanding emergencies at sea.

Delegates will be assessed throughout the course with a short, written exam upon completion.

Trainer to delegate ratio of 1:12 for theory elements and 3:12 for practical sessions.

Upon completion of the course you will be presented with the original certificate.

This course is Module 5 of the minimum GWO basic safety training requirements. The following courses can be booked individually:

  • GWO First Aid (2 days)
  • GWO Manual Handling (0.5 day)
  • GWO Fire Awareness (0.5 days)
  • GWO Working at Height (2 days)

We can arrange flights from anywhere in the world, local accommodation and even airport transfers for course delegates.

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