Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training with CA-EBS

NMCI Training Services are global leaders in the delivery of OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation) training courses. With a range of courses from BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training), FOET (Further Offshore Emergency Training), MIST (Minimum Industry Safety Training), to HUET & EBS (Helicopter Underwater Egress Safety Training with Emergency Breathing Systems) we are the leading offshore training centre worldwide.


Having invested in excess of 60 million euros ($100million dollars) into our state of the art training facilities we provide delegates with the most up to date training creating a centre of excellence throughout Europe that has put us at the forefront of OPITO approved training centres globally.


We are conveniently located in Cork, Ireland and easily accesible by air, road and rail networks. With delegates from Aberdeen, the U.K., Europe, Africa, The Middle East, Asia and further afield completing courses with us you can be sure we are leaders in delivering OPITO approved courses.


The fact that there is no VAT on training services in Ireland and the favourable EURO/GBP foreign exchnage rate makes us a very cost effective OPITO approved training centre for multinationals, small/medium companies and individual delegates internationally.


For further information about our Offshore courses, please contact NMCI Training Services.             

Tel: + 353 21 4335609


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Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training with CA-EBS

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Short Description:

This OPITO approved 3 day BOSIET with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing Systems (CA-EBS) will introduce delegates to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to Offshore installations.

Full Description:

The 3 day BOSIET with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing Systems (CA-EBS) will introduce delegates to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to Offshore installations.

This course will also equip delegate with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from Offshore installations by helicopter. This course is a mix of theoretical and practical sessions, during which delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and practical sessions, during which delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training programme content.

By the end of this training programme, delegates will:

Have a knowledge of the offshore industry including: Offshore hazards & control measures, offshore safety management, how offshore safety is regulated and living & working in the offshore environment.
Understand the processes involved in helicopter travel & be competent in their ability to escape from a ditched or ditching helicopter in an emergency situation.
Have knowledge of what to do in an evacuation situation: How to respond to alarms, the systems used to achieve successful evacuation and he actions to take in the event of a water entry situation.
Understand what is meant by emergency First Aid and how to assist in a First Aid situation prior to arrival of the medic.
Be competent in the use of portable fire extinguishers for basic firefighting and be confident in self-rescue techniques used to successfully escape from smoke filled environments.

The OPITO BOSIET is valid for a 4 year period, prior to expiry delegates must complete an OPITO Combined FOET course to remain certified.


National Photographic Identification/Passport/Driver's License, Medical Certificate, Swim wear and towel.

For pool activities it is advisable to bring a change of clothing i.e.

-T-shirts, tracksuits, etc.

N.B.-On the first day of the course, please be in the Reception area of the NMCI by 8.45am.
The course will finish at approximately 5:30 pm each day.

New online BOSIET with Digital Delivery

The BOSIET CA-EBS has undergone a digital conversion, and is now available as an online alternative to the full 3 day course.

See website for further information.


If you have successfully completed this course within the last 4 years, you may be looking for a Re-fresher Course.

Combined Further Offshore Emergency Training


Medical first aid training

Elementary first aid


The BOSIET CAEBS, FOET CAEBS & HUET CAEBS standards have changed.

There will now be shallow water CAEBS training incorporated into the course.

Delegates will be required to produce one of the three certificates outlined below:-

Produce a valid, unexpired Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) offshore medical certificate confirming the delegate’s fitness for offshore work.


A valid, unexpired, medical certificate of fitness to work at sea.


A valid, unexpired offshore medical certificate issued by a body outside of the UK which is recognised as equivalent to the OGUK medical certificate of fitness for offshore work.

In addition to the above the delegate will be required to produce:-

A certificate of fitness to undertake shallow water CA-EBS training issued by a registered OGUK examining doctor.


In the case of a Seafarers Medical with restrictions, produce a statement from an appropriate registered practitioner that the restriction or condition does not result from a respiratory or ENT condition and there is no absolute contraindication to the shallow water delegate’s participation in the training.


On the date on which the delegate is to undertake shallow water CA-EBS training, and prior to entering the water in which the training takes place, the delegate gives to the OPITO-approved Centre a statement, that to the best of the delegate’s knowledge and belief, the delegate has no (current or past) medical condition which makes the delegate unfit to participate in the training.

You can book an OGUK medical and undertake the examination to obtain an OGUK medical together with the certificate to undertake shallow water CA-EBS Training by contacting Corporate Health, contact details below. Please contact the clinic in plenty of time to secure your preferred appointment date.

Corporate Health Ireland

Cork Office             021-4350360      

Dublin Office            01-6701820          

Limerick Office        061-303975                                      

For any queries please contact the admin team on + 353 21 4335609


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