Fire Fighting & Helideck Operations

OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader Further (FOERTL)

OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader Further (FOERTL)

Course Overview

The OPITO OERTL Further training gives offshore emergency response team leaders (OERTLs) the opportunity to practice and maintain the skills required to lead offshore emergency response team members (OERTMs).

Delegates will have the opportunity to perform aspects of their role they cannot reasonably practise offshore including helideck emergency response situtations or incidents.

The training involves simulated scenarios including real smoke and fire.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader Further (FOERTL), delegates must hold:
    - A valid and in-date OPITO OERTL certificate OR a valid and in-date OPITO OERTL Further certificate

Course Content

Delegates completing this training course will be able to;
- Understand the key responsibilities and main priorities of an emergency response team leader
- Delegate tasks to offshore emergency response team members (OERTMs) effectively
- Communicate effectively with relevant emergency response personnel and lead an OERTM in a clear and confident manner
- Direct OERTMs into an incident area when it is safe to do so and continually assess how the changes in an emergency could impact the safety of the team members
- Conduct dynamic risk assessments throughout an incident
- Look for and respond accordingly to signs of stress in individual OERTMs during an emergency
- Effectively monitor breathing apparatus (BA) control
- Effectively lead an OERTM during both non-fire incidents and firefighting operations
- Conduct missing persons and casualty management effectively during an emergency

More information

  • Certification: An OPITO certificate will be issued upon successful course completion.
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Target audience: OPITO-certified offshore emergency response team leaders (OERTLs) required to revalidate an OPITO OERTL certificate
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 2 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport.
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement.

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