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This introductory safety training programme is designed to introduce the fundamental safety elements of the offshore oil & gas industry to new starts, giving an appreciation of the potential hazards and controls that might be encountered by personnell offshore. Each module has been designed to focus the delegates' attention on their personal responsibility for safety thus influencing their behaviour and attitude towards their co-workers, the installation and the environment. 

Course structure: 2 day OPITO Approved training course, covering all five basic safety elements.

The new MIST Standard covers five basic safety elements:

1. Major Accident Hazards

2. Workplace Hazards and Life Saving Rules

3. Risk Management 

4. Control of Work

5. Helicopter Safety

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.

Dates & Fees

Start End 19+ Full Cost
14/3/2019 15/3/2019 £420.00£420.00*
11/4/2019 12/4/2019 £420.00£420.00*
23/5/2019 24/5/2019 £420.00£420.00*
11/7/2019 12/7/2019 £420.00£420.00*
*Fee for non-UK residents
Whilst we make every effort to ensure that all information relating to courses and fees is correct on the website it is always advisable to call our Student Services team to check the current situation with regards to fees and funding.