Target GroupCivil crew/SAR-service who needs to stay offshore while in service.
Participants must acquire knowledge of preparations for an emergency landing on water, as well as be able to evacuate efficiently and independently from a helicopter both above and below water. Participants must be able to:
- Evacuate from a helicopter under water both with and without the use of HABD.
- Arrange for and carry out life-saving first aid, as well as being able to extinguish/fight minor fires on board the helicopter.
- Lead the evacuation of passengers and crew to the fleet from an emergency landing helicopter.
- Evacuate independently from a helicopter using breathing apparatus (pax).
- Practicing life-saving first aid, carrying out simple forms of firefighting, as well as mastering staying at sea and using rescue equipment in accordance with the NOROG professional plan.
- Preparations for emergency landing for crew and pax.
- The helicopter’s emergency systems and equipment.
- Procedures for evacuation.
- Sea rescue and use of rescue equipment.
- Organized evacuation from helicopter to fleet.
- Water acclimatization exercises in shallow water with and without HABD.
- Life-saving first aid with CPR.
- Stay at sea with a life jacket.
- Underwater evacuation from helicopter simulator with breathing lung.
- Underwater evacuation exercises from a helicopter simulator with and without the use of HABD.
- Firefighting with hand extinguishers and house fire hose.
- Use of rescue equipment.
PrerequisitesBasic Safety Training according to Norwegian Oil and Gas no older than 4 years, and training according to JAR-OPS 3/EASA no older than 3 years.
ExaminationA written test is completed before the practical training with HABD begins. Upon completion of the course, delegates are given a certificate according to JA OPS 3/EASA and NOROG. Delegates have to participate in all exercises to pass the course.