Course code
Validity certificate
2 years
Course duration
4 hours
Course price (excl. VAT)

Intended for

Personnel working on onshore and offshore wind farms during construction and or maintenance.


The aim of this Module is to encourage positive Manual Handling behaviour and train delegates ability to perform Manual Handling tasks in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment.

Course content

  • The Delegates 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 the geographic location.
  • The Delegates are able to identify aspects of their job tasks that could increase their risk of developing muscular/ skeletal injuries.
  • The Delegates are able to demonstrate understanding of safe practises of Manual Handling, including the correct handling of equipment.
  • The Delegates are able to identify signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor Manual Handling techniques and have knowledge of reporting methods.
  • The Delegates are able to demonstrate a problem solving approach to Manual Handling in a wind turbine environment.
  • The Delegates are able to demonstrate Manual Handling risk reduction techniques.

Course details

Prerequisite training
The course participant must be in the possession of a valid registration in WINDA of the GWO Manual Handling (basic / refresher) module. If a valid GWO training certificate is issued before October 17, 2016, we need a copy of this valid certificate before the start of the training.
Medical requirement(s)
No medical certificate required, delegate must be fit for work.
Course language
Dutch and English
Maximum No. of participants
Additional information
For groups we can schedule this course in consultation. The training will be registered in WINDA.
Registration costs (excl. VAT)
€ 10,00

Start dates

Zeilmakersweg 10
Den Helder
Available seats: 11