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Minimum Industry Safety Training Further Standard

OPITO Standard

Product Code: 5311

Who is this Product for?

This Product is for experienced offshore workers to renew their MIST certification every four years.

What does this Product cover?

This Product includes assessment and content on five key areas: Major Accident Hazards, Workplace Hazards and Personal Safety, Risk Management, Control of Work and Helicopter Safety.

Entry Requirements

 Learners must possess:

a) A valid OPITO MIST Initial or valid OPITO MIST Further training certificate.


b) A valid Vantage POB number And

c)Have previously worked offshore in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) or Internationally*

*Learners are required to complete a declaration prior to course commencement confirming prior offshore work experience, including details of their last offshore trip, to include asset name, location and dates.

Product Achievement Requirements

To achieve the OPITO Minimum Industry Safety Further Training, the learner will need to complete the 5 mandatory units.

Guided Learning Hours

Major Accident Hazards - 120 minutes. 

Workplace Hazards and Personal Safety - 270 minutes.

Risk Management - 180 minutes.

Control of Work - 60 minutes. 

Helicopter Safety - 90 minutes. 

Digital Delivery

The recommended contact times contained are for classroom-based delivery and may not apply to digital delivery.

Please refer to OPITO Digital Delivery Training and Assessment Packages.


4 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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