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Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Initial Training (Free Fall) (OPITO Approved)

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    4 days

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Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Initial Training (Free Fall) (OPITO Approved)


The aim and objectives of the Initial Training Programme is to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform the role of an Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain effectively.

1. Delegates to fully understand the roles and responsibilities of the Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain

2. Delegates to understand the working mechanisms of the TEMPSC, and how to safely launch and manoeuvre the TEMPSC to a safe area.

3. Delegates to ensure that the safety of the passengers is maintained throughout.

Target Group

This programme is designed to meet the initial training and assessment requirements for Offshore Lifeboat Coxswains in the oil and gas industry.


All delegates must be in possession of a valid offshore or an Operator approved medical and a valid Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training certificate (BOSIET), Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS), TBOSIET (Tropical BOSIET), Further Offshore Emergency Response Training (FOET), Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) or TFOET (Tropical FOET)



Course Contents

Coxswains Responsibilities

Maintaining Operational Readiness

Preparing Lifeboat for Launching

Mustering and Boarding of Passengers

Launching of Lifeboats

Clearing Installation - use of Compass

Hook Release Systems

Radio Communication

Retrieval and Stowage of Lifeboat

Launching into a Hazardous Environment

Towing and Pacing of an other Lifeboat

Recovery of Persons in Water

  • Oil & Gas

Contact information


Oasis Complex, Landing Craft Jetty, Johor Port, Pasir Gudang, Johor, 81700, Malaysia

+607 2522108

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