GWO Basic Safety Training - Refresher


  • Manual Handling module – 4 hours
  • Fire Awareness module – 4 hours
  • Working at Heights module – 8 hours
  • First Aid module – 8 hours, plus pre-course reading

  • Designed for:



    Pre-entry Requirements:
    GWO Basic Safety Training within last 24 months
    Winda ID
    Fitness to Participate declaration
    Long sleeves and long pants, appropriate safety footwear
    Unique Student Identifier (USI)
    Language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course



    Refresh and update on

    • Legal and ethical
    • Risk/Hazards/Planning/safe methods of working
    • Anatomy and Lifesaving first aid - primary survey - D-R-S-A-B-C-D
    • Secondary survey, first arrest systems, dropped objects
    • Fire science, classes of fire, types of extinguishers
    • Basic firefighting tactics
    • Emergency procedures and management of an incident
    • Scenario based training and rescue exercises

    Units of Competency

    HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

    RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

    PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility

    HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

    HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

    Students learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate the work environment and written questions as appropriate.

    Delivery Method:
    Classroom theory via PowerPoint presentations, including audio-visual material, practical desktop activities and discussion. Practical components using height safety equipment in a range of work simulated scenarios.

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