OPITO Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET)

Train personnel intended to work offshore, using helicopter as a means of transportation, so they can react safely in a helicopter emergency situation. The course is conducted according to OPITO standards.


Upon completion of the course, participants will have obtained basic knowledge plus skills on:

  • Helicopter safety
  • Helicopter escape
  • The use of a helicopter transit suit and life jacket
  • Practice in using the Emergency Breathing System
  • Evacuation from a helicopter
  • Life raft procedures
  • Underwater escape exercises and BRACE position
  • Inflating life jackets in water
  • Boarding a life raft
  • Sea survival swim sessions

Due to legal requirements, the BOSIET OPITO course will include Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS).

Provide familiarization with emergency in-flight procedures and equipment used in helicopters for the offshore Oil & Gas industry.