This course provides the delegate with knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of a Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) and appropriate emergency response actions to take should the requirement for emergency use arise.
The course will consist of a series of explanations and demonstrations which will identify what they need to know and do. This will be followed by practical exercises which will allow delegates to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding and emergency response skills. Delegates will be assessed against the learning outcomes using direct observation and a multiple choice written test.
The syllabus focuses on: The fundamental differences between rebreather and CA-EBS (technology and use) The rationale and use of CA-EBS in helicopter emergency situations The hazards associated with CA-EBS Pre-flight inspection of the lifejacket and CA-EBS Donning the lifejacket with CA-EBS correctly, including ‘buddy check’ Emergency deployment of the CA-EBS in a dry environment
Delegates must possess a valid BOSIET/FOET/HUET or T-BOSIET/T-FOET/T-HUET (with EBS) certificate or equivalent prior to attending the CA-EBS Initial Deployment Training programme.
The course is intended for personnel that are issued with CA-EBS whilst travelling to work by helicopter and who may be required to use it in the event of an emergency.
An OPITO approved CA-EBS Initial Deployment Training Certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course.
Held at Petrofac Training Services, Blackness Avenue or other suitable venue.
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 will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
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