This course is designed to provide delegates employed on offshore installations in the UK and other sectors with refresher/further training in emergency response.
Delegates will undertake refresher training to enhance and complement their existing knowledge of the hazards encountered when working on offshore installations. This course forms part of their on-going emergency training programme. The course is a mix of both theoretical and practical sessions, and 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: Deployment and operation of Rebreather Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS) and Compressed Air Emergency Breathing Systems (CA-EBS) in shallow water Firefighting and self-rescue Helicopter safety and escape Sea survival First aid Escape systems
Delegates must have an in-date OPITO approved BOSIET, TBOSIET, BOSIET (with CA-EBS), FOET, TFOET or FOET (with CA-EBS) certificate or equivalent. 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.
Delegates who have attended basic training and wish to maintain current certification for the UK and other European sectors.
OPITO approved FOET and FOET with Compressed Air EBS certificates together with an Escape System Training 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. All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
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