HDI – Helideck Incident Skills Maintenance
This course is designed for individuals who have already attained the required units of competency and are also required to demonstrate ongoing competence and capability.
These competencies are required by personnel working in support of helicopter operations at a remote location or specialised helideck landing facility. In the event of an incident these personnel would undertake a front line role in rescue operations and damage control. These personnel will have a good working knowledge of all aircraft hazards, aircraft construction, hazards in the operation of the aircraft and their employers / clients emergency response procedures for the Helideck.
The expected learning outcomes for this course are:
- Respond to aircraft emergencies
- Evacuate personnel and attend to casualties
- Conduct tactical operations
- Conclude operations and preserve the scene
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
Evidence of the following prior skills and knowledge must be provided to ERGT for verification prior to course commencement:
PMAOMIR302 Respond to a helideck incident
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
Individuals should have maintained and be able to demonstrate the below skills and knowledge:
- Responding to a fire incident
- Operational use of breathing apparatus
- Participation in helideck emergency response drills
Structure and Assessment
This course is delivered using classroom presentations and participant discussion. Trainees will demonstrate their competence while conducting practical exercises under direct observation.
Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
A government issued photo identification is required for course registration.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.