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John Aitken
Senior Trainer
International SOS and Abermed

Offshore Emergency Response Team Member

Duration: 5 days

Course Overview

This OPITO approved programme is designed to meet the initial onshore training and assessment requirements for the Offshore Emergency Response 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 further installation-specific 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 Response Team Member initial training.

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


Delegates must have previously attended Basic offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training or Further Offshore Emergency Training, or a suitable alternative programme to attend initial training. And 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 2 years.

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