""The level of skill and knowledge delivered by the instructors is always rated highly…""

George Farquhar
Chief Fire Officer

HDA Emergency Response Team Member Training

Duration: 4 days


This OPITO approved programme is designed to meet the initial live practice onshore training and assessment requirements for Offshore Emergency Helideck Team Members as identified in the UKOOA Guidelines for Competence and Training in Emergency Response, to enable them to join offshore Emergency Response Teams for installation-specific duties, training and development.

Aims & Structure

The course consists of theoretical input and practical exercises developed to measure competence relating to the key learning outcomes of the OPITO standard for Emergency Helideck Team Member initial training.

Delegates will be assessed against the defined training outcomes of the current OPITO standard Prerequisites:

Delegates must have previously attended Basic offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training or Further Offshore Emergency Training, or a suitable alternative programme to attend the initial training. And also be in possession of a current offshore Medical certificate.

Course Contents

The course consists of practical and theoretical training and knowledge of:


On successful completion of the training programme delegates will be issued with an OPITO approved certificate and entered onto OPITO’s Central register. Validity 3 years.

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