The course provides information on the safe and correct use of lifting equipment and accessories and best practice to promote a safer environment for persons involved.Training consists of practical exercises based on actual scenarios and theoretical presentations.


The participant will acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitude to perform the required tasks:

Attaching and detaching the load to and from the crane lifting attachment

Initiating and directing the safe movement of the crane, including multiple slinger signallers during limited or blind lifts

Adhering to their role and responsibilities during the lift

Conducting visual pre and post-inspection on lifting accessories and load

Handling of lifting accessories

Ensuring safe lift-off and lay down of the load

Slinging/rigging various types of load, based on weight, a centre of gravity, shape and size

Carrying out generic routine lifts in accordance with the lift plan

Complying with instruction and procedures set up by the employer to manage lifting

Ensuring that equipment is properly used, maintained and defects reported


Roles and Basic Signals
Legislation (Overview of relevant legislation and compliance)
Lifting Equipment Types
Accessories (Understanding various accessories used in lifting operations)
Dynamic or Static (Differences between dynamic and static lifting operations)
Lifting Plans (understanding lifting plans)
Risk Assessment

Detailed hands-on training and practice sessions covering slings, shackles, lifting bags, load attachment points, accessories, crane functions, lifting angles, suspended loads, toolbox talks, signals, and slinging techniques.

Target Audience:

Individuals aspiring to work in the wind energy industry.

Professionals currently engaged in turbine manufacturing, wind farm development, construction, and offshore maintenance.

Personnel working within the wind industry conducting slinging techniques and signalling during simple lifting operations, meaning lifts conducted based on a lifting plan covering known hazards.

If you have any questions or need more information please contact us: + 371 29140055, or

PRICE : 600€
Course length: 2 days
Course ratings: Riga: 4.8/5.0 , Klaipeda : 4.5/5.0
Theoretical lessons will be provided online via Zoom or in-person at the training center. Practical classes must be completed within 28 days of finishing the theoretical classes.
Price includes the WINDA fee, coffee breaks, lunch and parking.
Courses are available at these locations:
Andrejostas iela 17 K-5 , Riga,Latvia
Svajones g. 30, 94101 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Course Participant Prerequisites:
The course participants shall be medically fit, appear well-rested and be capable of fully participating showing no signs of fatigue, substance abuse or sickness.
The course participant shall have created a personal profile in WINDA, and have provided their WINDA ID prior to completing the GWO training.
Certificate validity: No expiry