OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)

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  • 4.0 days
  • Firefighting & Helideck Operations


The aims and objectives of the Initial Training Programme are to equip the delegate with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role of Emergency Response Team Member effectively.


  • Offshore Emergency Response arrangements including the role of the Emergency Response Team Member
  • Incident planning and incident monitoring activities
  • Operation of fixed fire systems including extinguishing a fire and/or securing an area
  • Emergency response team operations when dealing with non-fire incidents.
  • Preparing to enter and gaining access to the incident area using best working practices and procedures.
  • Locating missing personnel and handling and removing casualties.
  • Selecting and using portable firefighting equipment.
  • Selecting, operating and flushing foam firefighting equipment.
  • Conducting and controlling breathing apparatus operations.
  • Minimising damage to property and maintaining communications.

Target Audience

This programme is designed to meet the initial onshore training and assessment requirements for an Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM) in the oil and gas industry.


There are no prerequisites for an OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM) training course.


OPITO Approved Offshore Emergency Response Team Member certificate will be awarded to the candidate apon successful course completion.


2 Years

Delegates should bring

  • £1.00 coin for locker
  • Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Safety Glasses or Goggles if prescribed
  • Spare set of comfortable loose clothing for wearing under Coveralls


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