Helicopter Landing Officer
Learn How to Perform Helicopter Landing Officer Duties
This course is designed for personnel working offshore who are responsible for the duties of Helicopter Landing Officer. The requirement for these competencies is determined by the Offshore Petroleum (Safety) Regulations 2009, Civil Aviation Publication CAP437 (Dec 08 Rev), CAAP92 – 2 (1) Guidelines for the establishment and use of helicopter landing sites and International.
The expected learning outcomes of this course are:
- Offshore helicopter operations and general safety
- Features of Helideck landing areas
- Helideck safety equipment and procedures
- Role of the HLO and Helideck team
- Communication procedures
- Helideck emergencies
- Basic meteorology
- Relevant legislation and acts
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT required skills and knowledge applicable for this course.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
In order for ERGT to deliver the training and assessment in the timeframe specified for this course, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees come to the course with a specific range of skills and knowledge. Industry recommends that the HLOs attain current certification in:
- Offshore / Maritime Fire Fighting and Breathing Apparatus
- Respond to a Helideck Incident OR equivalent
- Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (AROC)
- Emergency Response Team Leader (highly recommended)
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.