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OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader (HERTL)

Language

English

Course format On-site
Date 2021-10-19 - 2021-10-22
Cost £1,995.00 + VAT

The aims and objectives of the Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader programme are to equip Team Leaders with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to lead a Helideck Emergency Response Team during offshore helideck and helicopter emergencies.

Prerequisites

In order to complete an OPITO HERTL training course, delegates must hold a valid and in-date OPITO Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT) certificate, a valid and in-date OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) OR OPITO HERTM Further certificate, and a valid and in-date Radio Operators certificate.

Application procedure

Please book a course through the website of AIS Survivex ("More information").

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the role and key responsibilities of the Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader
  • Understand the main elements of helideck emergency response plans
  • Understand and identify the hazards associated with helideck and helicopter emergencies
  • Identify typical organisations involved in a helicopter emergency response
  • Identify types of potential offshore helideck emergencies
  • Understand the general firefighting safety goals and objectives
  • Effectively carry out dynamic risk assessments during an emergency incident
  • Understand the purpose of typical helideck emergency systems and controls
  • Understand the firefighting limitations on Normally Unmanned Installations
  • Confidently lead the Helideck Emergency Response Team during an emergency incident
  • Effectively direct Helideck Emergency Response Team Members into the incident area safely
  • Command and control firefighting operations effectively
  • Command and control the Helideck Emergency Response Team during non-fire helideck incidents
  • Effectively prioritise and manage missing persons and casualties during the emergency
  • Effectively monitor BA control and the safety of Helideck Emergency Response Team Members
  • Look for and respond accordingly to signs of stress in individual team members during the emergency

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ISCED Categories

Safety
Maritime security