This course is designed to provide delegates with a basic knowledge of safety and emergency response procedures for working in the UK sector of the North Sea.
Delegates will gain a basic level of understanding and awareness of the hazards encountered when working on offshore installations, as well as the safety regime and safety management systems in place to control and mitigate those hazards. The course is a mix of theoretical and practical sessions, during which delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training programme content. Certain aspects of the course are of a physical nature and may include lifting, climbing and pulling. Delegates must declare at course commencement any pre-existing medical condition that could be exacerbated by, or impair their ability to complete the training programme. For certain medical conditions, delegates must have undergone a medical since being diagnosed.
The syllabus focuses on: Basic safety induction Compressed Air Emergency Breathing Systems (CA-EBS) including shallow water exercises Firefighting and self-rescue Helicopter safety and escape Sea survival Survival first aid
Delegates must be at least 16 years of age.
All personnel employed on an offshore installation or seeking employment in the UKCS.
An OPITO approved BOSIET with Compressed Air EBS certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course.
Every four years.
Held at Petrofac Training Services, Altens, Aberdeen.
All delegates must bring swimwear and a towel. Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, e.g. passport or driving licence.
All delegates participating in shallow water CA-EBS exercises must either be in possession of an Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) offshore medical certificate (or equivalent recognised by the HSE) and a Certificate of Fitness to Undertake Shallow Water CA-EBS Training issued by an OGUK registered doctor, or possess a valid and current HSE diver medical certificate. https://training-courses.petrofac.com/en-gb/training-course-overview/training-course-directory/survival-training/medicals/oguk-medical-and-fitness-to-train/ Delegates that have a Certificate of Fitness to Undertake Shallow Water Training that states they have been deemed unfit to train by an OGUK doctor will not be required to undertake shallow water CA-EBS exercises. Delegates will also be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement and prior to participating in in-water CA-EBS exercises.
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