This course is designed for Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) and Helicopter Deck Assistant (HDA) attending helicopter operations at an offshore mining installation without refuelling capacity for helicopters. In case the helideck team consists of 2 persons the HLO and HDA, both shall be able to rescue crew and passengers from a burning helicopter.
Calamity training (specialist)
Persons designated to act as Helicopter Landing Officer or Helicopter Deck Assistant at an offshore mining installation without refuelling operations, and not in the possession of a valid registration in the PSL of the course 2.6 Member Fire-fighting and Rescue team Offshore.
To train delegates in emergency preparedness during helicopter operations on a helideck in helicopter fire-fighting and rescue actions.
Theory on fire-fighting and rescue actions in relation to helicopter operations on an offshore mining installation.
- Fighting helicopter fires with monitors, fire hoses and portable extinguishers.
- Rescuing crew and passengers from a burning helicopter, with use of breathing apparatus.
Conditions for practical exercises:
At least 2 instructors per group and maximum 6 delegates per instructor.
Basic course = 1½ day
Refresher course = 1 day
Condition for participation:
Offshore Medical certificate. The delegate should be medically fit for the use of breathing apparatus, registered in the Personal Safety Logbook.
Two (2) years.