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B.O.S.I.E.T - Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training

about this course

The OPITO-approved BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training) is designated for people travelling to and working on an offshore installation (production platform, drilling rig, FPSO etc.). This training is worldwide accepted.

The course offers the delegate a wide range of relevant knowledge and competences which are necessary for travelling and working offshore.

The training consist of several elements: safety and fire awareness, basic firefighting, first aid, helicopter safety and escape and survival at sea.


There are no training prerequisites for the BOSIET.

  • May not attend if more than 6 months pregnant or as per Doctors advice

At the start of the training the delegate has to produce:

  • ID (passport or drivers licence)
  • valid, current offshore medical certificate.

Target group

This training is designated for offshore personnel who need to follow a safety training according the OPITO accreditation.

This program is developed to contribute to offshore safety, training in emergency situations and is mandatory for everyone working offshore in the oil and gas industry.

Aims and objectives

The BOSIET is a basic safety training in which delegates are trained on safety awareness and possible incidents on board of a mining installation. At the end of the course delegates are able to:

  • recognize possible dangers and risks on board of offshore oil and gas installations and know how to reduce or eliminate these dangers;
  • understand the safety regulations and fundamental safety management concepts;
  • use their safety equipment and follow the procedures during an emergency situation with a helicopter. Focus in the training is mainly on abandoning a helicopter after ditching;
  • show survival at sea and first aid techniques;
  • demonstrate how to effectively use the basic fire extinguishers and self-rescue techniques in situations with limited sight, like with smoke filled space.

Course Details

Duration: 3 Days

Course Dates:
9 - 11 October
29 - 31 October
6 – 8 November
26 – 28 November
4 – 6 December
11 – 13 December

Minimum number of delegates:
6 Delegates

OPITO course code

Course Fee Information

Course fees are quoted in South African Rands, and are subject to increase without notice when circumstances or related services for costs change. Please enquire as to the correct fee at the time of the booking. All bookings made in advance will not attract additional costs.

Course fees are not refundable and certifications are only issued once all course fees are paid in full. Kindly note that we do not accept cheques, only cash or electronic transfers.