The course is designed to provide all personnel operating in the offshore renewable energy industry with the knowledge and skills to be able to transfer safely to and from offshore facilities by vessel, and to respond to emergencies.
Delegates will gain the knowledge and skills required for them to safely transit to offshore installations and to respond to vessel and facility emergencies. The course is delivered through a process of explanation, demonstration and delegate participation. During the training, delegates will be required to demonstrate their knowledge and practical skills in accordance with the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training standard.
The syllabus focuses on: Overview of relevant legislation PPE for vessel transit and transfer Vessel transit safety Personnel and equipment transfer methods Procedures for vessel and facility emergencies Responding to man overboard including first aid Rescue and recovery Vessel to turbine transfer practical Evacuation and recovery practical; including PPE, descent into water, life raft use, in-water survival techniques and helicopter rescue
Delegates must have registered on WINDA and bring their WINDA ID number with them to the course. Further information can be found at:
Personnel who are transiting and transferring to and from offshore renewable energy installations.
GWO approved certification will be issued on completion of the course.
Every two 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 candidates will be asked to complete a standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
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