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John Aitken
Senior Trainer
International SOS and Abermed

Further Offshore Emergency Training

Duration: 1 Day

Course Overview

This programme is designed to meet the further offshore safety and emergency response training and assessment requirements for personnel working in the UK offshore oil and gas industry. It consists of further training and assessment in Helicopter Safety & Escape, Fire fighting and Self rescue and Emergency First aid.

Aims & Structure

To provide delegates with an opportunity to practice and demonstrate skills which it is not possible to practice offshore during drills, exercises and normal offshore training.

Delegates will be assessed against the learning outcomes of the OPITO standard for Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET)


Delegates must have attended either a Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET) or Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET), and be in possession of a valid certificate.

Course Contents

The course focuses on the following elements which delegates will be required to demonstrate their skills and the level of knowledge and understanding of the following key areas.

Helicopter Safety & Escape
Use of Emergency Breathing System equipment. Practical Emergency escape Breathing System training. Practical emergency ditching and escape training.

Firefighting and Self Rescue
Use of hand held extinguishers. Operation of fixed hose reels. Self rescue techniques in reduced visibility and completely obscured visibility. Use of escape hoods.

Emergency First Aid
Raising the Alarm. Immediate First aid actions including ABC.


OPITO approved certification for Further Offshore Emergency Training will be issued to all successful delegates.

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