Helicopter Underwater Escape Training
How to Survive a Helicopter Ditching at Sea
ERGT’s Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) has been designed for personnel who regularly travel by helicopter to an offshore installation or facility. These individuals are typically operators in the oil and gas industry that require the skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency situation where there is a need to exit a ditched helicopter and survive at sea for a period of time.
The expected learning outcomes for this Nationally Recognised Training unit PMAWHS214 Undertake helicopter safety and escape are;
– Prepare for flight
– Board the helicopter
– Prepare for helicopter ditching
– Undertake evacuation from the helicopter
– Facilitate recovery process
– Control hazards
Training Standard Pre-requisites
There are no training standard pre-requisites for this course.
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT required skills and knowledge applicable for this course.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
In order to complete this training within ERGT’s course duration, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees are experienced workers that are in fulltime or part time employment. The trainee should be familiar with workplace hazards and related hazard controls. If you do not have the recommended skills and knowledge please contact ERGT.
Medical and Health Standards
A current offshore or industry equivalent medical is required for this course. Please refer to the reverse of the ERGT Medical Form for accepted medicals and requirements. The ERGT Medical form may be used if you do not have a current acceptable medical.
Government-issued photo identification and valid USI are required for course registration.
Please bring swimwear and towel for in water activities.
Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussions and practical demonstrations and exercises utilising specialised facilities and equipment.
Trainees will be assessed through a written assessment and practical exercises.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.
Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.