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Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) Workplace Competence Assessment Standard

Standard Code: 7046

Revision: 1

Aims and Objectives:

The aims and objectives of the HLO Workplace Competence Assessment are to formally assess the competence of the candidate in the role of an HLO during normal helideck operations.

Target audience:

The target group for Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) Workplace Competence Assessment is personnel who are required to be assessed against the role requirements during normal helideck operations.

Delegate pre-requisites:

There are no prerequisites for the HLO Workplace Competence Assessment. However, HLOs are expected to have completed initial Helideck Operations training followed by supervised workplace training prior to being formally assessed.

The OPITO Helideck Operations Initial Training Standard (link) is available for individuals who are required to complete helideck initial operations training.


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

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