OPITO Digital – Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) 5752 Perth   ·   Melbourne


Delivered via blended learning (online theory plus practical’s at ERGT), this training course is for new or returning personnel to the offshore oil and gas industry, working in cold water and tropical environments.

It addresses offshore-specific safety induction information, helicopter safety and escape, sea-survival and first aid, fire fighting and self-rescue, and the principles of emergency breathing systems used, with specific reference to the compressed air emergency breathing system (CA-EBS).

The digital self paced training component is delivered through OPITO’s online learning portal and can be conveniently completed in the comfort of you home or office. It requires a device with internet connection and likely to take approx. 8 hours to complete. ERGT will register each trainee for this component.

Trainees are able to stop, restart and repeat content as required. Knowledge developed here will be assessed via written assessment on the day of practical training.

The practical training component is delivered at an ERGT training centre, only after completion of online learning. The trainee will convert the theoretical knowledge gained through the online learning modules, into practical skills and then assessed in a simulated workplace environment.

Trainees must attend and complete the practical training within 90 days of completing the online learning.

If you are unsure if this is the correct course for you, please check with your employer for specific training requirements for your role or call us if you have any queries before booking online.

For more information on this training, including technical support during online component and registration process requirements, review our FAQ document here

Learning Objectives

The expected learning objectives for this course are:

  • Knowledge of the generic hazards which are specific to offshore oil and gas installations, potential risks associated with those hazards, and how controls are put in place to eliminate or reduce risks
  • Knowledge of key offshore related safety regulations and ability to explain the basic safety management concepts
  • Ability to demonstrate, in a simulated environment, required actions in preparing for, and during a range of helicopter emergencies including:
                        ‒ controlled ditching on land and water
                        ‒ escaping from a submerged helicopter
                        ‒ escaping from a submerged and capsized helicopter
  • Ability to demonstrate use of helicopter travel related safety equipment including aviation transit suit, aviation life jacket and CA-EBS
  • Ability to demonstrate sea survival and basic first aid techniques
  • Ability to demonstrate effective use of basic firefighting equipment, and self-rescue techniques in low visibility situations, including smoke filled areas

For more information on the OPITO unit outcomes please click here

Structure and Assessment

The digital component is delivered through OPITO’s online learning portal, requiring a device with internet connection. ERGT will register each trainee for this component and it requires approx. 8 hours to complete. Trainees are able to stop, restart and repeat content as required.
The face to face, practical training day is delivered at an ERGT training centre. Trainee’s convert the theoretical knowledge gained through the online learning modules, into practical skills, to then be assessed in a simulated workplace. Online learning must be completed prior to attending the practical component and must be booked and completed within 90 days from the online component.

ERGT incorporate the use of Modular Egress Training Simulators (METS®) for HUET.

Medical and Health Standards
A current offshore or industry equivalent medical is required for this course. Please refer to the ERGT Huet Medical Form located under the Trainee Resources page for accepted medicals and requirements.

Additional Information
There is an increased risk of decompression sickness if you fly at altitude after breathing compressed air underwater. As per the Divers Alert Network (DAN) published Revised Flying After Diving Guidelines for Recreational Diving – May 2002, a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 12 hours is recommended. Trainees should take this into consideration when arranging for travel after course completion and refer to their company Health and Safety department for further advice.

Additional Requirements
Please bring swimwear and towel for in-water activities. Government-issued photo identification is required for course registration.

This course is valid for 4 years from the date of training. To remain current trainees are required to complete an OPITO approved further training course.

Authority / Regulator
This training is regulated and endorsed by OPITO, which is the global, not-for-profit, skills body for the energy industry.

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