OPITO Products for Energy - Oil and Gas (Upstream)

Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Initial Training (Free Fall)

Standard Code: 5153

Revision: 2

Amendment: 3 (July 2020)


The aim of the Initial Training Programme is to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform the role of an Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain (Free Fall) effectively.


The objectives are:

  1. Delegates to fully understand the roles and responsibilities of the Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain (Free Fall)
  2. Delegates to understand the working mechanisms of the TEMPSC, and how to safely launch and manoeuvre the TEMPSC to a safe area.
  3. Delegates to ensure that the safety of the passengers is maintained throughout

Target audience:

This programme is designed to meet the initial training and assessment requirements for Offshore Lifeboat Coxswains (Free Fall) in the oil and gas industry.

Delegate pre-requisites:

Delegates must hold a valid OPITO BOSIET or T-BOSIET and FOET or T-FOET certificate.


2 years

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