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With so many survival training options available, how do you know which is right for you?

On the 6th July 1988 a series of explosions ripped through the Piper Alpha platform in the North Sea.

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11. October 2019

Culminating in the deaths of 167 individuals, the world’s biggest offshore oil and gas tragedy instigated a commitment to safety, training and competence which would change the future of the energy industry and make it one of the most highly regulated and safety conscious sectors globally.

Today, every individual who sets foot offshore in the North Sea has to have attained a basic level of safety and emergency training. The aim of the training is to equip each person with the skills required to give them the best chance of survival should they face an emergency situation in one of the remote locations that is so typical of the sector.

But it’s not quite a ‘one size fits all’ scenario. There are a vast number of courses available, each entitled with a confusing acronym and all available in a number of different combinations. So we’re here to try to clear the water for you and make sure that you choose the right courses to get the certification you need. Our infographic clearly explains what you need and what you may like to get.