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OPITO-approved certificate - valid for 4 years
Duration
2.0 Days
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Oil and gas industry personnel required to be OPITO-certified in fireproofing
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OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Competence Assessment (Level 2)

OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Competence Assessment (Level 2)

Fireproofing is designed to protect the structural steelwork of an oil and gas installation in the event of an explosion or fire. 

The fireproofer’s route to achieving OPITO training and competence certification is comprised of the following stages:

  • Initial training
  • Workplace experience
  • Competence assessment

Assessment Overview

An OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Competence Assessment (Level 2) requires delegates to demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to apply passive fire protection systems on an installation.

Delegates are required to pass both a knowledge assessment and a practical assessment. The written test pass mark is 80%.


Assessment Objectives

Delegates completing an OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Competence Assessment (Level 2) will be able to; 

  • Demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to undertake fireproofing projects on an industrial scale, while working safely and protecting the environment

Assessment Content

An OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Competence Assessment (Level 2) includes;

  1. Contribute to effective working activities
  2. Contribute to health, safety and environmental quality
  3. Safe operation of compressor and spray equipment
  4. Surface Preparation
  5. Apply fireproof coatings

Prerequisites

In order to complete an OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Competence Assessment (Level 2), delegates must have:

  • A valid and in-date OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Training Level 1 certificate
  • A fully completed and valid log book, based on the OPITO Oil & Gas Industry Fireproofing Training Level 1 (WE) workplace experience requirements

OR

A *formal letter from the candidate’s current or previous employer stating that the candidate has been employed as a fireproofer within the last two years, AND **documented evidence of having been employed as a fireproofer over the last two years. The formal letter and documented evidence must be authenticated by the assessment centre prior to confirming the booking.

*The formal letter must include details of the employer or employer representative’s position in the company, full contact details, and be signed and dated by the employer or employer representative

**documented evidence - the candidate’s CV as a minimum requirement