Sea Survival - Warsaw and all over Poland 

Sea Survival - Survival at Sea training is dedicated to those working in an offshore wind farm environment. 

Ośrodek Szkolenia Operatorów OSO invites you to the course Sea Survival - Survival at sea.  

The training programme covers topics related to safety and behaviour in the open water area between the shore and an offshore wind turbine (WTG). The course is designed to familiarise participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to operate with confidence and take effective preventive action at every stage of offshore operations - from the shore area to the offshore installation or wind turbine (WTG), and vice versa. 

Wind turbines

The OSO training centre fully complies with GWO standards, ensuring a high level of training. The theoretical and practical knowledge acquired will enable you to work effectively in off-shore conditions, maintaining safety standards, in accordance with the guidelines of the GWO Sea Survival. 

At our centre, we offer the opportunity to gain competence and knowledge under the guidance of experts in the field. Our courses GWO Sea Survival cover the entire country - both at our headquarters in Warsaw and in our field branches, as well as in the form of open and closed training courses. Choosing to take part in a course GWO Sea Survival, you can count on attractive financial terms. 

Please contact us by email or telephone for the exact location. 

Purpose of the training

Sea Survival - Survival at Sea 

The primary objective of the training course is to familiarise the trainees with a wide range of topics necessary for working in an offshore wind farm environment. The course is designed to develop correct habits for dealing with both routine and emergency situations in the context of offshore wind energy. The training, based on theory and practice, provides a comprehensive preparation for survival in the open sea (GWO SS). 


Maritime Survival Training GWO Sea Survival consists mainly of practical activities, in water conditions. The ability to swim will allow better mastery of manoeuvres on the open sea. During the training, participants will become familiar with the legal aspects of working at sea and will learn the concepts of MOB, PLB, SAR i GDMSS.  

Team at sea
Equipment at sea

The training covers hazards such as thermal shock, hypothermia and risk of waterlogging. Students will learn how to evacuate effectively in an emergency situation and learn the correct behaviour when moving between the turbine and the transport unit (CTV). The programme also includes learning how to rescue themselves and others and how to properly call for rescue assistance. 

At the end of the course, the participant will have acquired knowledge in: 

  • the organisation of the space and the applicable regulations to ensure that candidates are aware of their roles, responsibilities and rules at offshore wind farms; 
  • understanding the importance of proper dress and behaviour in an offshore wind farm environment; 
  • recognise and respond effectively to the symptoms of heat shock, hypothermia and drowning hazards resulting from exposure to marine environmental conditions; 
  • the correct and safe use of personal survival equipment (LSA) and personal protective equipment (PPE), together with a full understanding of their benefits and limitations; 
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS) and Search and Rescue (SAR) procedures; 
  • handling emergencies at sea; 
  • identification of hazards and risks associated with the movement and the effective application of appropriate preventive measures, in accordance with procedures and the use of available LSA equipment and PPE in a manner consistent with safety standards; 
  • safe conduct on installations, vessels and wind turbines, both in normal operation and in emergency and evacuation situations; 
  • to move safely with the equipment between the quay and the vessel, as well as between the vessel and the wind turbine; 

The course will also provide the skills to provide assistance in situations of Man Overboard (MOB). 


We are accredited by DNV and GWO. 

Training Sea Survival is carried out in accordance with the current standard GWO Basic Safety Training.  

Upon completion of the course, participants receive a certificate confirming that they have completed the training and have gained qualifications and skills in the area of working in an offshore wind farm environment.  

With the skills acquired, the trainee is prepared to work safely on the open sea. 


The following requirements must be met in order to work at heights: 

  • Adult 
  • At least secondary education 
  • valid certificate from an occupational physician that there are no health conditions for working at a height of more than three metres 
  • social security or accident insurance paid 
  • having a WINDA ID number 
  • completed medical questionnaire 
  • paid training fee 
  • identity card 
  • clothing for the aquatic environment 

The certificate is valid: 24 month 

Maximum number of participants per group: 10-12 persons 


Price of training Sea Survival is determined on an individual basis. The fee depends on the number of participants attending. We offer attractive discounts for larger groups. 

Duration of training: 1 day 

Teaching venue

For the exact location of the Sea survival training course, please contact us by e-mail or telephone. 

All information regarding open courses is available on our website. If you are interested in closed training, please contact us - our centre will prepare a personalised offer for you. 

If you need more information, we are ready to answer all your questions about our courses. Feel free to contact us by phone or email, or visit our Centre, where we will be happy to present our offer, help you clear up any doubts and prepare a training quote. 

Welcome to the CSO Operator Training Centre for training courses Sea Survival - Warsaw and all over Poland! 

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