Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) (Survival)

Course summary:

3 day course.

Dates available: 

 - 11 May 2015
 - 18 May 2015
 - 8 June 2015
 - 15 June 2015
 - 29 June 2015
 - 6 July 2015
 - 13 July 2015
 - 27 July 2015

Course content:

Basic Safety Induction

  • Helicopter Escape Exercises
  • Emergency Breathing System
  • Firefighting & Self Rescue Training Sea Survival - Pool
  • Wet Drill TEMPSC Lifeboats First Aid

Entry requirements:

Recommended UKOOA Medical, otherwise no prior training required. However you will need to bring:

  • Documentation/Equipment - photographic proof of ID, eg Passport or Driving License with photo
  • Swimming trunks/costume
  • Towel
  • Old clothing

Qualifications achieved:

Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training



Progression opportunities:

Valid for 4 years in the UK, Danish & Dutch Offshore Oil & Gas Industries, other sectors may vary.

Please note that any OPITO training does not provide direct employment opportunities within the Offshore Oil and Gas sector. The training provided on this course is to supplement your existing skills and experience and hence enable you to meet the safety requirements offshore. You are advised to review the range of employment opportunities available for a match with your current skill set.

How to apply:

Scroll to the bottom of the page where you will find a link ‘Book Now’. Click on this and you will be taken to the relevant course booking pages - follow on screen instructions and complete your booking. Once complete you will receive an email with booking confirmation and details of how to download your joining instructions.

If you have any queries or require further information please contact the Marine Booking Centre on tel: 0191 427 3772 or email

Please note: If you are not an EU passport holder, you will require a Short Term Study Visa to attend any course at South Tyneside College.  Could you please contact the Marine Booking office on tel: 0191 4273772 or email: to book your place and also arrange your Visa letter.  The College accepts no responsibility if you book your place online but have not obtained a Student Visitor Visa resulting in non-attendance.  Refunds will not be given in this instance.

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