BOSIET with CA-EBS Digital Delivery

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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Upcoming Course Dates
  • 27/08/2024
  • 26/09/2024
  • 31/10/2024
  • 28/11/2024
  • 19/12/2024

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BOSIET with CA-EBS Digital Delivery

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Short Description:

The theoretical aspects of the BOSIET CA-EBS has undergone a digital conversion, and is now available as an online alternative.Once on-line modules have been successfully completed, practical training can be out carried in 1 day.

Full Description:

This 1 day training programme is designed to meet the initial offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new (or returning) to the offshore oil and gas industry who will be supplied with a compressed air emergency breathing system (CA-EBS) during offshore helicopter travel and who choose to complete the underpinning knowledge of the BOSIET programme via the BOSIET (with CA-EBS) on-line programme prior to attending an OPITO approved training centre to be formally assessed against all learning outcomes.The objectives of the BOSIET (with CA-EBS) Training are that delegates will be able to:

(a) Identify the generic hazards which are specific to offshore oil and gas installations, potential risks associated with those hazards, and how controls are put in place to eliminate or reduce risks.

(b) Identify key offshore related safety regulations and explain the basic safety management concepts

(c) Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching

(d) Demonstrate sea survival and first aid techniques

(e) Demonstrate that they can effectively use basic firefighting equipment, and practise self-rescue techniques in low visibility situations, to include smoke filled areas.

Delegates will complete a formal assessment against all learning outcomes.

The course is primarily practical, during which, delegates will be required to demonstrate their competence of the training programme content as outlined in the OPITO standard.

The course will cover the following elements:

Helicopter Safety and Escape.

Sea Survival.

Firefighting and Self Rescue.

First Aid.


National Photographic Identification/Passport/Driver's License,

Medical Certificate (if required)

Swim wear, towel, wash bag.

Tracksuit, 3 light cotton t-shirts, a pair of white cotton socks.

€1 coin for safety locker


Evidence of successful completion of on-line modules.

On arrival delegates will be required to undertake a Module 1 written test (duration: 30 minutes) as a method of checking that they have met all the Module 1 learning outcomes. The test will be “open-book” . All Module 1 learning outcomes must be achieved during the written test.

Training and/or assessment activities that you will be required to undertake may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such activities must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully, therefore a medical questionnaire will be issued to each delegate at registration.


N.B. - Please be in the Reception area of the NMCI by 8.45 am. The course will finish at approximately 5:30 pm each day. There is free car parking facilities to the front of the NMCI.


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








Upcoming Course Dates:

  • Start Date: Tuesday, 27 August 2024
  • Start Date: Thursday, 26 September 2024
  • Start Date: Thursday, 31 October 2024
  • Start Date: Thursday, 28 November 2024
  • Start Date: Thursday, 19 December 2024

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