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Industry Endorsed Training Global Wind Organisation (Basic Safety Training BST)

Overview

This course provides the basic safety and rescue training required to work in the wind turbine industry.

The course is accredited by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). CIT is an exclusive provider of GWO certified training in the ACT and surrounding regional NSW.

Upcoming course dates:

  • 3-6 June
  • 19-22 August
  • 23-26 September
  • 28-31 October
  • 2-5 December

CIT is an authorised GWO training provider

GWO

Qualification:

Industry Endorsed Training - Global Wind Organisation (Basic Safety Training BST)

Next Intake:

Semester 2 2024

Course No:

OCA-TS04

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

You will attend intensive workshops at CIT Bruce Campus over five continuous days (approximately 8 hours per day).

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

Full Fee $1450

Likely Job Outcome:

Provides you the with underpinning safety and rescue knowledge, skills and qualifications to work in the wind turbine industry.

Application Type:

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Additional Information

The course is internationally accredited by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) to deliver the required safety and rescue training to work in the wind industry. While this training is not Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) under the VET Quality Framework, CIT has also mapped the GWO qualification across to several Australian Units of Competency which you will also be awarded upon successful completion of the course. You will be supplied with appropriate PPE. Participants have the option to bring their own full body safety harnesses for use during this course, provided that they are compliant with the industry standard.

Entry Requirements

Open to people working in the wind industry or those seeking a career in the wind industry. It is recommended that participants are physically fit and able to work at heights.

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit CIT Foundation Skills page.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete all 4 subjects

Core: Complete all 4

  •   Basic Fire Awareness - Global Wind Organisation (GWO)
    • CIT Code: RENW102
      Description: The participants are able to demonstrate correct actions on discovering a fire including correct operation and fire extinguishing by means of the firefighting equipment in a wind turbine generator (WTG).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  •   Basic First Aid - Global Wind Organisation (GWO)
    • CIT Code: RENW103
      Description: The participants are able to demonstrate understanding of the importance of carrying out first aid in a safe manner in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  •   Working at Heights - Global Wind Organisation (GWO)
    • CIT Code: RENW101
      Description: The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at heights, specific to a wind turbine generator (WTG).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  •   Basic Manual Handling - Global Wind Organisation (GWO)
    • CIT Code: RENW104
      Description: The participants are able to demonstrate understanding of the importance of carrying out work duties in a safe and sound manner in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location.
      Prerequisites: Nil

 

In addition to the four GWO modules, students who successfully complete this course will also receive Statements of Attainment for the following national Units of Competency:  

    • HLTAID009 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

    • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Life Support

    • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

    • RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

    • PUASAR022 Participate in a Rescue Operation

    • UETDRRF004 Rescue from a live, low voltage panel

    • PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility (Fire Awareness)

Related Courses

Industry Endorsed Training Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR)

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au