Fire Fighting & Helideck Operations

OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)

OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)

Course Overview

This course equips the delegate with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role of Emergency Response Team Member effectively.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM), delegates must hold:
    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

Course Content

Offshore Emergency Response arrangements including the role of the Emergency Response Team Member;
- Incident planning and incident monitoring activities
- Operation of fixed fire systems including extinguishing a fire and or securing an area
- Emergency response team operations when dealing with non-fire incidents.
- Preparing to enter and gaining access to the incident area using best working practices and procedures.
- Locating missing personnel and handling and removing casualties.
- Selecting and using portable firefighting equipment.
- Selecting, operating and flushing foam firefighting equipment.
- Conducting and controlling breathing apparatus operations.
- Minimising damage to property and maintaining communications.

More information

  • Certification: An OPITO certificate will be issued upon successful course completion.
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Target audience: Personnel working offshore
  • 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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