OPITO Approved Basic Emergency Response

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Description

The aim of the BOSIET (with EBS) is to introduce delegates to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to offshore installations, and to equip them with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from offshore installations by helicopter. 

Objectives:

  • Identify the generic hazards which are specific to offshore oil and gas installations, potential risks associated with those hazards, and how controls are put in place to eliminate or reduce risks.
  • Identify key offshore related safety regulations and explain the basic safety management concepts.
  • Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching.
  • Demonstrate sea survival and first aid techniques.
  • Demonstrate that they can effectively use basic fire fighting equipment, and practise self-rescue techniques in low visibility situations, to include smoke filled areas.

Prerequisites

Please refer to basic requirements. 

Prerequisites:

  • Medically fit

Accreditation & Approval

OPITO (Standard Code 5700)

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27 Aug 2019 - 29 Aug 2019 Book now
03 Sep 2019 - 05 Sep 2019 Book now
17 Sep 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 Book now
08 Oct 2019 - 10 Oct 2019 Book now
22 Oct 2019 - 24 Oct 2019 Book now
05 Nov 2019 - 07 Nov 2019 Book now
19 Nov 2019 - 21 Nov 2019 Book now
03 Dec 2019 - 05 Dec 2019 Book now

Description

The aim of the FOET (with EBS) is to provide the delegates with the opportunity to practise and demonstrate emergency response skills which are not possible to practise during drills, exercises and emergency training offshore. 

In this training you will refresh your skills on the subject’s helicopter safety and escape, basic firefighting and emergency first aid according to OPITO standards.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching.
  • Demonstrate that they can effectively use basic fire fighting equipment, and practise self-rescue techniques in low visibility situations, to include smoke filled areas.     
  • Demonstrate that they can perform basic first aid.

Prerequisites

Please refer to the basic requirements. 

Prerequisites:
The FOET with EBS, is open to persons with a valid (in-date) OPITO approved BOSIET or FOET certificate.

  • Medically fit 

Accreditation & Approval

OPITO (Standard Code 5858)

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30 Aug 2019 Book now
06 Sep 2019 Book now
20 Sep 2019 Book now
11 Oct 2019 Book now
25 Oct 2019 Book now
08 Nov 2019 Book now
22 Nov 2019 Book now
06 Dec 2019 Book now

Description

The aim of the HUET (with EBS) programme is to prepare delegates that intend to travel to and from offshore oil and gas installations and vessels by helicopter by providing specific training in pre-flights and in-flight requirements and to equip delegates with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills required in the event of a helicopter emergency – with specific focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching. 

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching.

Prerequisites

Please refer to basic requirements. 
There are no prerequisites to participate in a HUET. 

  • Medically fit 

Accreditation & Approval

OPITO (Standard Code 5095)

Course date/s Comments Book
29 Aug 2019 Book now
05 Sep 2019 Book now
19 Sep 2019 Book now
10 Oct 2019 Book now
24 Oct 2019 Book now
07 Nov 2019 Book now
21 Nov 2019 Book now
05 Dec 2019 Book now
  • Please refer to specific course requirements.
  • Conversant and literate in English.
  • Proof of identity. 
  • All pregnant learners attending strenuous practical sessions (firefighting and survival courses) must produce a letter from a doctor stating that they     are fit to attend. 
  • The Academy will provide full personal protective equipment (PPE), when required.
  • A minimum number of candidates are required for the course. 
  • The fee includes manuals, notes, stationery and sundry materials. 
  • Refreshments and lunch are provided whilst on course. Please advise us of specific dietary requirements. 
  • Certificates will be issued to successful candidates on completion of the course.

Course fees are quoted in South African Rands and are subject to increases without notice should related service costs increase.  Please enquire as to the correct fee at the time of the booking. Course fees are pegged when the booking is made. Course fees are not refundable, and certificates are only issued once all course fees are paid in full. Payments may be made in cash or by electronic transfer.