Course Details

Location Norwich
Start Time 09:00 am
Duration 4 days
Validity 2 years
Accreditation OPITO
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Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader

Designed to meet the OPITO standard for training Offshore Helicopter Landing Officers in Helideck Operations.

Prerequisite training

  • A valid OPITO Helideck Operations Initial Training certificate 
  • A valid Radio Operators Certificate of Competence (ROCC) (CAA Radio) – UKCS Operations only.
  • AND A valid OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Certificate or a valid Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Further Certificate.  

Please also see below link for Helideck Grandfather Rights:

Course content

The aim and objectives of the HLO Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader Training programme are: 

  • HLOs to understand the importance of pre-planning for and the main elements of the response requirement for a range of helideck and helicopter emergencies.
  • HLOs to understand the importance of emergency response practice via onshore training and offshore drills.
  • HLOs to understand the requirement for different types of emergency response systems and controls.
  • Understand how the limited emergency response capability on an NUI can affect NUI helideck emergency response.
  • The roles and responsibilities of both the HLO and the Helideck Emergency Response Team during a helicopter-related emergency.
  • Understanding the human factors issues during emergencies and how to manage them.
  • Leading the Helideck Emergency Response Team during a range of typical helideck simulated emergency scenarios – some of which involve live fires, in a safe and controlled manner. 

Recommended refresher training

  • Holder should undertake Further Training in line with the Oil & Gas UK Guidelines.

Course fees include:

  • OPITO certification and registration
  • Vantage registration
  • Course certification in Log Book

Availability (ex VAT)

Please ensure you arrive 30 mins before the start time
Delegates arriving late on any day will not be allowed to attend the course and the fee will be forfeited.

If no courses are listed, please contact us for additional availability.

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