HELICOPTER LANDING OFFICER (HLO)
OPITO has revised its Training Standards for HLO qualifications. The document HELIDECK OPERATIONS INITIAL TRAINING (HOIT) Standard rev. 0 Amendment 2 outlines the new standards for HLO certification.
In addition to holding a Dangerous Goods Certificate and a Radio Operator’s Certificate of Competence (ROCC), the prospective Helicopter Landing Officer now has to complete:
- The 2-day Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT) course (Available online)
- The 3-day Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader (HERTL) course, which includes the Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) training. (Available online)
On completion of these 2 courses, the candidate can be certified as a HLO.
Flight Safety Africa offers an online option for both the 2-day HOIT course and the 3-day HERTL course, in order for the candidate to be certified as having completed the OPITO Equivalent training, as per the requirement of IOGP Report 690.
Flight Safety Africa can also recommend a CAA Certified online course for the Dangerous Goods Certificate, and a CAA certified Aeronautical Radio Telephony trainer for VHF Radio.
For more details, see HOIT and HERTL.
IOGP Report 690 allows for the Certification of the HLO to be an equivalent to the OPITO Standards.
Flight Safety Africa can also offer a 5-day combined HOIT and HERTL course that fully complies with the OPITO standards, covering all aspects of the required Helideck Operations Initial Training and Helicopter Emergency Response Training.
The Combined HOIT and HERTL course covers:
- Legal references for all Helideck Operations.
- Helicopter and Helideck Management systems and potential hazards.
- HLO normal operations and emergency responsibilities during landing and take-off on both attended and normally unattended installations.
- Supervision of Passengers and cargo handling.
- Emergency response preparedness.
- Desktop practical for HLO Emergency Response scenarios.
Price of the 5-day combined course is available on request.
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HELIDECK OPERATIONS INITIAL TRAINING (HOIT)
Available online, contact us for registration.
Or talk to us about arranging a place and time to do this 2-day course at your convenience.
HELIDECK ASSISTANT (HDA)
To be certified as HDA, the candidate now has to complete both Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT) and Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM).
Available online or talk to us to arrange certification for Helideck Assistant (HDA) at your convenience.
HELICOPTER LANDING OFFICER (HLO)
To be certified as HLO, the candidate now has to complete: Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT); Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) and Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader (HERTL)
Available online or talk to us about our combined course option.
HELICOPTER EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM MEMBER (HERTM) AND HELICOPTER EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM LEADER (HERTL)
Available online or talk to us to arrange the course or combined courses at your convenience.
OFFSHORE METEOROLOGICAL WEATHER INTERPRETATION TRAINING (OMWIT)
Available online or talk to us to arrange an OMWIT course at your convenience.
OFFSHORE HELI REFUELLING
Available online or talk to us to arrange a Heli Refuelling course at your convenience.
HELIDECK INSPECTION AWARENESS TRAINING (HIAT)
Available online or talk to us to arrange a 2-day course at your convenience.