Digital – Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET)

Digital Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training

ONLINE & PRACTICAL OPITO Approved Safety Course for Offshore Workplaces

This version of ERGT Australia’s BOSIET training course is delivered through the use of an interactive online learning platform and a day of practical and written assessments at your chosen centre. This blended learning is beneficial to those who have limited time away from their worksite or are restricted to come into our training facility for the full course duration.

The overall course content for the online BOSIET training covers offshore-specific safety induction, helicopter safety and escape, sea survival, firefighting and self-rescue and is essential for personnel who are new to the offshore oil and gas industry, in cold water environment.

Online Components: You would need access to computer with internet to complete the online elements of the course. It allows the trainee to learn at their own pace, progressing through the modules in their own time with the opportunity to stop and restart as required. In total the online module will take approx. 8 hours to complete, with the opportunity to repeat content if desired.

Practical components: It employs the knowledge acquired through the online portal, putting it into practice and developing practical skills before trainees complete their written and practical assessments via attendance at one of ERGT’s training centre within 90 days of completing the online elements.

BOOKING PROCESS: To book the online BOSIET course please choose a date on our website to attend the practical training day. Alternatively, please call the National Sales and Service team for assistance with booking. Upon booking, you will receive two emails:

One, from ERGT with your booking confirmation and joining instructions for the practical training day. The second email from with information on how to log in to the OPITO Digital Portal and complete the online training.

Please note, that you can do the practical training, only upon completion of the online training.

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.

Learning Outcomes
The objectives of the Online BOSIET course are that trainees will be able to:

  • Identify 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
  • Identify key offshore related safety regulations and explain the basic safety management concepts
  • Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment (aviation life jacket, emergency breathing system and aviation transit suit), and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching
  • Demonstrate sea survival and first aid techniques
  •  Demonstrate that they can effectively use basic firefighting equipment, and practice self rescue techniques in low visibility situations, to include smoke filled areas

Please visit for a detailed breakdown of the learning outcomes for this course.

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

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

Structure and Assessment
This digital BOSIET training course is delivered through OPITO’s interactive online learning portal, followed by a day at our training centre where practical components are completed in our simulated workplace environment.  Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written assessment and practical exercises and assessment.

Regulator Revalidation
To maintain this certificate it is an OPITO requirement to revalidate every 4 years (FOET or TFOET)

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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  • Duration

    1 day ( Following completion of online component )

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    No GST Applicable

  • Training Course Locations

    Darwin, Melbourne, Perth

    Prices may vary depending on delivery location

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Upon successful completion trainees will be issued with a Record of Achievement in OPITO Approved:
Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) with Emergency Breathing System (EBS) 5703.
Personalised BOSIET identity card

Also Known as

Cold Water HUET Cold Water Offshore Safety Course HUET Offshore Safety Course

Common Occupations

Pilot, Chef, Catering, Laundry, Steward, Utility, Diver, Driller, Crane Operator, Engineer, Geologist, Manager, Logistics, Marine Officer, Master, Human Resources, Manning, Crewing, Mechanical Fitter, Mechanical Technician, Roustabout, Roughneck, Scaffolder, Rigger, Supervisor, Technician, Tradesperson, Electrician,Welder, Boilermaker, Plumber, Mechanic, Apprentice, Rope Access Technician, Information Technology Support, Inspector, Cameraman


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