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Helicopter Refuelling Workplace Competence Assessment Standard

OPITO Standard

Product Code: 9256

Who is this Product for?

This Product is for personnel who are required to be assessed against the role requirements during helideck refuelling operations.

What does this Product cover?

This Product is to formally assess the competence of the candidate involved in helicopter refuelling activities.

The objectives of the assessment are for the candidate to demonstrate competence in the practical skills and knowledge required for:

  • Preparation for helicopter refuelling operations
  • Helicopter refuelling operations
  • Shutdown of the refuelling process

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for the Helicopter Refuelling Workplace Competence Assessment. However, candidates are expected to have completed formal Helicopter Refuelling training followed by supervised workplace training prior to being formally assessed.

Product Achievement Requirements

To complete the Helicopter Refuelling Workplace Competence Assessment  all three mandatory units must be achieved.

Guided Learning Hours

4 hours

However, sufficient time and access to candidates must be arranged to ensure that all required outcomes and criteria can be suitably assessed.


2 years

Please note: If the expiry date on the learners previous certificate is within 3 months prior of the course enrolment date then the date of the new certificate should correspond with the expiry date of the existing/previous certificate unless stated otherwise by the Duty Holder or Asset Owner or Operator.

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