GWO Basic Safety Training Sea Survival and Transfer.

SEFtec NMCI Offshore 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 with equipment from the world leading manufacturers SEFtec. This has created a centre of excellence throughout Europe and 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.


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Upcoming Course Dates
  • 27/02/2023
  • 24/04/2023
  • 19/06/2023
  • 08/08/2023
  • 09/10/2023
  • 18/12/2023

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GWO Basic Safety Training Sea Survival and Transfer.

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Short Description:

The aims of this BST Sea Survival course are, by theoretical and practical training to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.

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Duration: 1 Day.

This BST Sea Survival Module shall ensure that:

  1. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed awareness of the site organisation and relevant legislation to ensure that the candidates are aware of the roles, responsibilities and rules that apply to offshore wind farms.
  2. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed knowledge to understand the importance of correct clothing and conduct in an offshore wind farm environment. Further to enable skills of detecting and treating stages of cold shock, hypothermia and drowning related to exposures to the human body in an offshore wind environment.
  3. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed knowledge and skills to recognise the advantages and limitations of personal LSA and PPE and usage in a correct and safe manner.
  4. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed knowledge related to GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems) and SAR (Search and Rescue).
  5. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed skills individually and collective to enhance the chance of survival in an emergency at sea.
  6. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed knowledge to recognise the hazards and risks of transfer and take the correct preventive measures into account by following procedures and use the available LSA and PPE in a correct and safe manner.
  7. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed knowledge to ensure safe conduct on installations, vessels and WTG´s during normal operations and in case of emergencies and evacuation.
  8. The Delegates can demonstrate the needed skills to conduct safe transfer of themselves and equipment between dock and vessel and WTG and vessel. Furthermore, to give the Delegates skills to assist in MOB situations.

Please note, joining instructions are sent to all delegates in advance of training. If your company has made a booking on your behalf, joining instructions will be sent directly to the booker. These should be forwarded to you. If you do not receive your joining instructions at least 2 days in advance of the course, please contact our admin team.


Upcoming Course Dates:

  • Start Date: Monday, 27 February 2023
  • Start Date: Monday, 24 April 2023
  • Start Date: Monday, 19 June 2023
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 08 August 2023
  • Start Date: Monday, 09 October 2023
  • Start Date: Monday, 18 December 2023

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