OMWIT courses are arranged as per client’s request or online.
Contact us to arrange a time that suits you either in Pretoria or Cape Town or to arrange enrolment for the online training. Alternatively, we can arrange for the training to be completed at your venue. Discount rates may be arranged for groups of 4 or more candidates.
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +27 (0) 83 263 4439
Cost of the one-day course: USD 650 (incl.) pp.
UKCAA CAP 437 Edition 8 December 2016 Amendment 01/2018 September 2018 now requires that every crew member involved in weather reporting must have completed the OMWIT training.
The aim and objectives of the OMWIT training are to ensure that accurate weather reports and interpretations are given to the helicopter pilot to ensure maximum safe landing and take-off conditions.
Who should attend this course?
Any HLO, HDA, Radio operator, or crew member involved in weather reporting.
What are the benefits for attendees?
- The OMWIT certification will confirm compliance with offshore regulations.
- Crew members will have confidence in reporting and interpreting immediate and pending weather conditions.
- Increased safety levels of all helideck operations.
- Enhanced reputation and minimised exposure to risk for the operating company.
What does the course cover?
This one-day certified course, which fully complies with UKCAA CAP 437 Edition 8 2016 Amendment 01/2018 September 2018, provides any crew member who may be involved with offshore weather interpretation and reporting, the ability to accurately judge, report and document immediate and pending offshore weather conditions, including the ability to read and understand the digital instruments used for offshore weather reporting.
More specifically, the course includes, but is not limited to:
- Legal references for offshore weather interpretation and reporting
- Understanding meteorological equipment
- Wind speed and direction
- Air Temperature and Dew Point Temperature
- QNH and QNF
- Cloud amount and height
Contact us to arrange a date and venue that will suit you!
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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.
HELICOPTER LANDING OFFICER (HLO)
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.