OPITO Products for Energy - Oil and Gas (Upstream)

Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (with Emergency Breathing System)

Standard Code: 5095

Revision: 5

Amendment: 9 (Jan 2020)


The aim of the HUET (with EBS) programme is to prepare delegates that intend to travel to and from offshore oil and gas installations and vessels by helicopter by providing specific training in pre-flight and in-flight requirements and to equip delegates with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills required in the event of a helicopter emergency – with specific focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching.


The objectives of the HUET (with EBS) Training are that delegates will be able to:

(a) Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching

Target audience:

This training programme is designed to meet the offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new (or returning) to the offshore oil and gas industry who will be supplied with a rebreather emergency breathing system (EBS) during offshore helicopter travel.

Delegate pre-requisites:

No pre-requisites required


4 years

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