GWO ART-NR Nacelle, Tower and Basement Rescue Refresher (NTBR- Ref.)



1845 PLN (including VAT)

Training basic info

Course category GWO Advanced Rescue Refresher Training
Code -
Duration 2 days
Certificate Validity 2 years
Accreditations single-course-sponsor-2

Upcoming dates

Date Time Location Vacant Seats
04.05.2021 08:00 Szczecin 2
17.05.2021 08:00 Szczecin 2

Course description

GWO ART-N-Ref. Nacelle, Tower and Basement Rescue Refresher (NTBR- Ref.)


Course Duration

14 h


Current trainings:

  • GWO ART-N Nacelle, Tower and Basement Rescue (NTBR)/ Refresher
  • GWO Working at Height,
  • GWO First Aid
  • GWO Manual Handling
  • Medical certificate


Course Validity

2 years


Target Audience:

The course is dedicated to:

• for people who participate in work at height on wind turbines;

• for people selected by the employer to conduct an advanced rescue operation


Course objective:

Transfer of knowledge and skills in the field of advanced evacuation and rescue techniques in the environment of wind turbines.



Training with GWO accreditation.

The ART-H Hub, Spinner and Inside Blade Rescue (HSIBR) course is one of the Advanced Rescue Training (ART) training modules.

The learning objectives of the Nacelle, Tower & Basement Rescue module are designed to ensure that delegates' ability to:

  • Assess and determine rescue strategy (relevant rescue method, technique, certified equipment, and required personnel) for various rescue scenarios, from the nacelle, tower or basement of a wind turbine generator (WTG)
  • Assess and determine evacuation strategy during a rescue operation, attending to a clear and preferred evacuation route for the injured person outside or inside the tower
  • Explain and demonstrate the identification and suitable selection of certified and structural anchor points, relevant for various rescue scenarios 
  • Explain and apply the concept of lifting angle, angle factor and deviation
  • Explain national and local requirements and/or procedures for helicopter rescue in a WTG, including preparing the injured person, preparing the WTG, the Heli-pad safe zones and safe behaviour
  • Explain and control common risks of hazardous energies and common hazards of enclosed space areas,when performing rescue operations
  • Apply rescue methods and techniques in performing descending and ascending rescue operations, from a WTG nacelle, tower and basement, using a rescue stretcher and spineboard, manually and power-driven lowering/raising rescue system (rescue device,pulley system or similar)
  • Fit a harness and other PPE (e.g. helmet, safety glasses) onto an injured person, in an enclosed space
  • Package an injured person onto a rescue stretcher and spineboard in a vertical or horizontal configuration, enabling safe transportation, by conducting regular checks, using rescue equipment such as cervical collar and avoiding head down configuration of the unconscious/injured person
  • Communicate clearly within a potentially stressful rescue situation, both as rescue team coordinator and team member


Confirmation of course implementation:

Confirmation of the course is its entry made by Vulcan Training & Consultancy in WINDA.


Extension of validity:

The course is valid 2 years before the expiry date of the training, in order to maintain the qualifications, the training must be renewed by participating again in the ART-N Nacelle, Tower and Basement Rescue (NTBR) course.


Delegates should bring:

• ID Card

• Medical certificate