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Futher offshore emergency training. FOET OPITO STANDARD 5858
Image Futher offshore emergency training. FOET OPITO STANDARD 5858

This course has been designed for people who work on offshore oil and gas facilities. The programme has been designed to renew and maintain their initial training requirements regarding safety and the capacity to respond in the event of emergency situations.

Requirement: All People taking this course must have the appropriate psychological and physical conditions to complete the training.

Trainees shall provide:

- an official medical certificate in force (e.g. certificate of fitness to sail, professional diving certificate, private official medical certificate, company medical certificate).

- a certificate in force recognized by OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation), of BOSIET, TBOSIET, FOET or TFOET.


The purpose of the FOET course is to provide students with the chance to practice and demonstrate their emergency response skills that cannot be practiced during drills, exercises, and emergencies as sea.

The course includes a theoretical part, demonstrations by the instructors, and practical exercises that trainees must perform in order to achieve the goals set out.

All the practical training will be performed in a safe and controlled environment supervised by qualified instructors.


- Abandoning a Helicopter:

Helicopter emergencies: in flight, emergency ditching and landing.  Escape routes. Emergency breathing apparatus.

Evacuating a helicopter in dry landing situations, underwater, or capsized with and without EBA. (Emergency Breathing Apparatus).

- Fire fighting:

Handle and use the various types of extinguishers according to the type of fuel (Class A and B).

Self-rescue techniques using smoke hoods under reduced visibility and completely dark conditions.

- First aid:

Sounding the alarm.

Immediate first aid measures, including the ABC protocol.


The course consists of 8 certified hours, it´s delivered over a period of 1 day.


OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation) Registry. Valid for 4 years.