OPITO Products for Energy - Oil and Gas (Upstream)

HERTL Workplace Competence Assessment Standard

Standard Code: 7044

Revision: 1

Aims and Objectives:

The aims and objectives of the HERTL Workplace Competence Assessment are to formally assess the competence of the candidate in the role of a HERTL during emergency response drills and scenarios.

Target audience:

The target group for Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader (HERTL) Workplace Competence Assessment is personnel who are required to be assessed against the helideck emergency response role requirements during offshore drills and scenarios.

Delegate pre-requisites:

There are no prerequisites for the HERTL Workplace Competence Assessment. However, HERTLs are expected to have completed Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader training followed by supervised workplace training prior to being formally assessed.

The OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader Standard (link) is available for individuals who are required to complete helideck emergency response team leader training.


The HERTL Workplace Competence Assessment Certificate is valid for two years.

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