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Certificate
OPITO certificate
Duration
0.2 Days
Who is it for
Personnel that may be required to use a Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) whilst travelling offshore by helicopter
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No specific fitness requirements
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OPITO Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) Initial Deployment Training

The use of a Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) was approved for offshore passenger travel in July 2014 and is now a mandatory requirement for offshore workers.

OPITO training standards for BOSIET, HUET and FOET now also include in-water CA-EBS training exercises.


Course Overview

OPITO Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) Initial Deployment training covers the particular hazards and properties of a CA-EBS.

The course includes explanations and demonstrations of CA-EBS which will be followed by practical exercises that demonstrate appropriate emergency response actions to take should the requirement for emergency deployment arise.

Delegates will be observed demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of the equipment and emergency response skills and take part in a multiple choice written test.


Course Objectives

Delegates completing OPITO CA-EBS Initial Deployment training will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental differences between rebreather and compressed air systems (technology and use)
  • Understand the rationale and use of CA-EBS in helicopter emergency situations
  • Understand the hazards associated with CA-EBS
  • Demonstate the correct use of CA-EBS

Course Content

OPITO CA-EBS Initial Deployment training includes;

  1. Pre-flight inspection of the life jacket and CA-EBS
  2. Donning of life jacket with CA-EBS, including 'buddy check'
  3. Emergency deployment of the CA-EBS in a dry environment

Prerequisites

In order to complete OPITO CA-EBS Initial Deployment training, delegates must hold:

  • A valid and in-date BOSIET/FOET certificate

Course Packages

OPITO training standards have been amended for BOSIET, FOET and HUET to include in-water CA-EBS training exercises. Your can book your OPITO BOSIET with CA-EBS >>, OPITO FOET with CA-EBS >> and OPITO HUET with CA-EBS >> at AIS Training.