Course Length: 24 hrs
The Standard: The OPITO standards are a set of training and/or competence standards, produced and agreed by the offshore oil and gas industry covering a variety of offshore emergency response duties and occupational roles.
This course is accepted in most regions of the world where oil and gas industries operate.
Aim: The BOSIET will also equip students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond appropriately in the event of an offshore emergency and to enhance their survivability through proper use of emergency equipment and procedures.
Written Exam: Students will be required to take a 30-minute written test at the end of Module 1 as a method of checking that they have met all the Module 1 learning outcomes. It is an open-book test. A minimum test score of 80% is required.
SMS staff will deliver a series of explanations and demonstrations to deliver the BOSIET program. Delegates will be assessed against the learning outcomes specified by using direct observation, oral, and written questions
SMS staff will identify any gaps in students’ learning and make reasonable effort to address the gaps to help students meet the learning outcomes.
Retraining: Every four years (reference FOET).
Prerequisite: Training and assessment activities contained within this standard include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such activities must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully. Prior to participating in practical exercises, the student must be fit for training* and able to:
- Hold their breath underwater for 10 seconds.
- Move through water using their arms.
- Wear and use a lifejacket and survival suit in a pool.
- Re-breathe using an EBS for up to 30 seconds.
- Sit in class for up to 60 minutes per session.
- Step into a pool from a height of 1m / 3.2ft.
- Use upper body muscles (lifting and pulling actions)when climbing in/out of a life raft.
- Lift and operate a 12 kg / 26.5 lbs. fire extinguisher.
- Wear a smoke hood in a potentially warm environment.
*Safety First: Safety Management Systems (SMS) regards your safety first and suggests the following: Candidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.
All students must produce the following prior to the onset of training:
- Valid (photographic) government identification
Attendance Requirements: Daily attendance and 100% participation of each module is required to obtain BOSIET certification.
Course Administration: Each registrant will be registered with the Central Register (CR) operated by OPITO.
Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.