OPITO Products for Energy - Oil and Gas (Upstream)

Command and Control for ERRV Masters and Mates

Standard Code: 6180

Revision: 5

Amendment: 2 (Jan 2020)

Aim and objectives:

The Command and Control for ERRV Masters and Mates Training course is designed to meet the initial training requirements for the “Command and Control”. “Command and Control” relates to the skills and competencies specific to the command and control of an emergency situation specific to the offshore oil and gas industry.

Target audience:

Qualified Deck Officers i.e. Masters and Mates.

Delegate pre-requisites:

Appropriate Deck Officer qualifications in accordance with flag state requirements and have completed an OPITO Initial Training Shipboard Operations Course or agreed equivalent and basic knowledge of the relevant regulations, guidelines and standards.


Continuous training and assessment required through Ongoing Onboard Development and Training Programme for ERRV Masters and Crew Standard (OODTP). A formal assessment is made through the OODTP programme at least every 3 years.

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