GWO Basic Safety Training Sea Survival
Basic Course Informations
In accordance with GWO and recommended by DGUV
Validity of the certificate for this course: GWO 24 months / DGUV no validity. OffTEC recommendation 24 months)
GWO BST Sea Survival
EUR 470.00 plus VAT
EUR 559.30 incl. VAT
1 day / 8 lessons
In theoretical and practical parts of the course the participants learn the basic skills important for safe action and preventative measures that have to be observed in emergency situations in all areas of offshore activity. Participants train in the use of rescue equipment and boats in particularly realistic practical exercises including man overboard and scenario-based practical exercises for survival at sea.
- Legislation, risks and dangers
- Hypothermia and drowning
- Lifesaving equipment and PPE
- Safe boat transfer
- Installations, ships and wind turbines
- Man overboard
- SAR (Search and Rescue) and GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System)
- Practical exercises: Survival at sea and boat transfer
Persons working or remaining in a dangerous offshore environment.
A minimum of physical fitness is expected. Participants must not have any health-related restrictions, especially to the respiratory tracts, or suffer any cardiovascular diseases or spinal disorders.
In accordance with youth protection legislation, the minimum age for participation is 18 years.
6 to 12 persons
A GWO certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the course and a corresponding entry will be made in the participant’s safety pass.
The certificate is valid for two years.
Please bring your own swimwear, towels, a change of clothes and items for your personal hygiene. The personal protective equipment (PPE) needed for training and lifesaving equipment will be provided.
If required, the course certificates will be uploaded onto the GWO’s WINDA database.
Please note that it is only possible to upload the course onto the WINDA database if we are informed of the participant’s WINDA-ID by the start of the course.
For refresher courses it is also necessary to provide the expiry date of the preceding certificate.
The certificate cannot be uploaded without this information.