Sea Survival METS/HUET inclusive

Overview

Sea Survival METS/HUET is an eight-hour course that meets international standards for Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) and exceeds API RP T-7. Under the instruction of our professional staff, participants receive state-of-the-art training in a controlled environment by utilizing the METS (Modular Egress Training Simulator). Sea Survival with METS can be customized to meet company needs and simulate specific types of aircraft.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of Sea Survival with METS training, the student will be familiar with:

Lecture:

  • Environmental Philosophy
    • Effects of Cold Water Immersion
    • Cold Water Shock
    • Hypothermia/Hyperthermia
  • Abandonment Systems
    • TEMPSC
    • Marine Raft
    • Life Float
    • Water Entry
  • Water Survival Options
    • Personal Flotation Device
    • Clothing Flotation
    • Treading Water
    • Survival Swimming
    • Help/Huddle
  • Location Aids
    • Visual and Audio Aids
    • Radio Communications
    • EPIRB
    • GMDSS
    • SARTS
  • Helicopter Safety, Emergencies and Evacuation
    • Pre-Flight Familiarization
    • Safety Equipment
    • Helicopter Emergencies
    • Helicopter Underwater Escape
    • Brace for Impact
    • Operation of Helicopter Exits
  • Helicopter Safety, Emergencies and Evacuation
    • Surviving With FAA-approved Equipment
    • Donning Inflatable Lifejacket
    • Lifejacket Inflation Procedures
    • Aviation Life Raft: Righting, Boarding, Features, and Supplies

Practical Training:

  • Survival Swimming
  • Clothing Flotation
  • Swimming through Hazardous Environment
  • Five-minute Float
  • Type I Familiarization
    • 4-step entry
    • Characteristics/Donning Procedures
    • Help/Huddle
    • Towing Injured/Non-swimmer
    • Survival Formations
  • Helicopter underwater escape
    • Brace for Impact
    • Operation of Helicopter Exits
  • Procedures
    • Surface Abandonment and Life Raft Procedures
    • Straight-in Submersion with Representative Exits
    • Full Inversion without Exits
    • Full Inversion with Exits
    • Full inversion with Exit Following Another Person
  • Surviving With FAA-approved Equipment
    • Donning Inflatable lifejacket
    • Lifejacket Inflation Methods
    • Survival Procedures and Formations-HELP/Huddle
    • Aviation Life Raft: Righting, Boarding, Features, and Supplies

Additional Information

Course Length: 8 hrs

Course Required By: Employer

Attire: Student is responsible for bringing jeans and a t-shirt or coveralls for class participation.

Retraining: Student is responsible for retraining every 3 years.

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