GWO Enhanced First Aid

Advanced first aid for working on offshore wind turbines

GWO Enhanced First Aid

Advanced first aid for working on offshore wind turbines

GWO Enhanced First Aid

Advanced first aid for working on offshore wind turbines

GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA)

Basic Course Informations

In accordance with GWO EFA.

This 2-day training combines GWO First Aid Refresher + GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher


Validity of the certificate for this course: 24 months

GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher Block (FAR + EFAR)

EUR 543.00 plus VAT
EUR 646.17 incl. VAT

2 days / 16 lessons


Dates for this course will be fixed in consultation with you. Request


The course builds on the DGUV First Aider course and in theoretical and practical course segments teaches the participants the specific job-related knowledge and skills for assuring provision of advanced first aid in onshore and offshore wind farms.

Building on the DGUV first responder course, this course covers the challenges posed by the offshore rescue chain and the specific emergency measured required. Qualified paramedic instructors and paramedics teach additional practical knowledge with focus on the special features of medical emergencies in the offshore work environment. Realistic exercise scenarios are used to teach injury patterns such as bleeding, spinal or head injuries and also emergencies involving internal injury.

Teaching content

  • Advanced first aid knowledge
  • Capacity to act using standardised algorithms
  • Telemedical consultation dependent on the employer’s level
  • Scenario-based training with high level of practical content
  • Strengthening of social competence and ability to work as part of a team

Target group

Persons who work or remain in dangerous onshore/offshore environments.


People who already hold a GWO First Aid and a GWO Enhanced First Aid Certificate (Basic or Refresher) have the opportunity to complete the GWO First Aid Refresher training together with the GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher.

A minimum of physical fitness is expected. Participants must not have any health-related restrictions, especially of the respiratory tracts, cardiovascular diseases or spinal disorders.

In accordance with youth protection legislation, the minimum age for participation is 18 years.

Number of participants

6 to 12 persons


Two GWO certificates (GWO First Aid Refresher and GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher) will be awarded on successful completion of the course and a corresponding entry will be made in the participant’s safety pass.

The certificates are valid for two years.

General information

Please bring swimwear, towels, a change of clothing and personal hygiene articles. The personal protective equipment (PPE) and the rescue equipment needed for the course will be provided.

Course contact

Alicia Lee-Johannsen

Lecker Strasse 7
25917 Enge-Sande
Tel.: +49 4662 89127-13
Fax: +49 4662 89127-88

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