Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET)

Oil and Gas operating companies worldwide seek to ensure that everyone travelling to one of their offshore assets (production platform, drill rig, FPSO etc.) must have completed an appropriate offshore safety and emergency training course before being allowed to travel to their offshore asset.

The OPITO-approved BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training) course provides the delegate with a range of knowledge and skills relevant to travelling offshore by helicopter and working offshore, including safety induction, fire safety and basic fire fighting; first aid; helicopter safety and escape; and survival at sea.

Delegates successfully completing OPITO approved training and/or assessment events are registered by OPITO into the Vantage database, the validity of Certificate is 4 years.

BOSIET Course is designed to meet the initial onshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new to the offshore oil and gas industry.

Target Group for the BOSIET

This training programme is designed to meet the initial offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new to the offshore oil and gas industry.

Delegate pre-requisites for the BOSIET

No prerequisites are required.

Physical and stressful demands of the BOSIET

Training and/or assessment activities contained within this Standard may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such activities must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.

Before be accepted on the Course, the candidate will present:
a. A valid, current offshore medical certificate or similar
b. A valid medical certificate for aviation or marine personnel

Duration of the BOSIET

Tre course duration is 3 days.

Aim of the BOSIET

The aim of the BOSIET is to introduce delegates to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to offshore installations, and to equip them with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from offshore installations by helicopter.

Learning outcomes of the BOSIET

The learning outcomes are specified for each of the following modules; they are:

MODULULE 1 – Safety Induction
MODULULE 2 – Helicopter Safety and Escape
MODULULE 3 – Sea Survival and First Aid
MODULULE 4 – Fire fighting and Self Rescue


BOSIET Key Facts

  • The Sea Survival School was founded in 2010 as a part of the Regional Air Services and is OPITO certified – starting with 7th of February 2011
  • OPITO is a non-profit organization, owned by the offshore industry aiming at rising the competence and safety at work
  • All OPITO certificates are placed in VANTAGE system – which all operators can access on-line to check records authenticity
  • For more information, please visit the Sea Survival School's website: www.sea-survival.ro
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