Supplementary course (STCW to Norwegian Oil and Gas)

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In order to work on the Norwegian Continental Shelf one needs Norwegian Oil and Gas certificate (ex OLF certificate).

Course content

  1. Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) including:
    • helicopter emergency procedures;
    • preparation for helicopter ditching;
    • evacuation from the helicopter;
    • survival techniques in water;
    • deployment and operation of Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS).
  2. Course module: the use of escape chute.
  3. Mandatory BST e-learning course (online).

The e-learning course will ensure that all course participants have acquired basic theoretical knowledge about the HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) culture before arriving at the course center.

Target group
All personnel seeking employment in the offshore oil and gas industry on the Norwegian continental shelf.

1 day for the Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) and escape chute training in Stavanger. BST e-learning module can be taken online at home prior to arriving to Stavanger.

The course takes place in Stavanger:

Transportation between locations will be organized by SOTS Course Center.

The price is 625 EUR and includes the training, lunch, certification and transportation between the training locations. Not included: accommodation and transportation to and from the hotel. SOTS Course Centre can give recommendations for the accommodation.

Course documentation of STCW Basic Safety Course (not older than four years) or twelve months of seagoing service in the last five years provides the opportunity to be trained at an Norwegian Oil and Gas GSK refresher courses (this course includes Norwegian Oil and Gas-approved helicopter evacuation courses), and supplemented with GSK e-learning module.

Validity of certificate
The Norwegian Oil and Gas certificate is valid for 4 years. Within 4 years the course must be repeated. The Norwegian Oil and Gas certificate will be issued to the participant at the date of the first module of the STCW training.

Certificate allows to work also in offshore oil and gas sector in Netherlands and Denmark without the need to take additional modules (Matrix of the Mutual recognition of basic & refresher safety and emergency preparedness training (PDF)).

In order to work in UK sector additional training of CA EBS (Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System) training is necessary.

The course can be carried out in English and Norwegian.

Download the course leaflet for more information (PDF).

Contact for more information, +47 51 50 03 02