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Offshore Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO)

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    USD 1,975.00

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Offshore Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO)


Aligns with Oil Producing Industry Training Organization (OPITO) criteria and meets training requirements for Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) and Helicopter Deck Assistants (HDA). The course covers duties of the HLO and HDA such as proper communication with helicopters, identifying and locating hazards on helideck, helideck checks, passenger control, manifesting, landing and takeoff operations, loading freight and dangerous goods and aircraft crash/fire/rescue training that focuses on emergency response for helicopter emergencies and passenger rescue in the event of a helicopter mishap. Helicopter shut-down and electrical system isolation are covered. Also covered are certain design features of helicopters such as engine compartments, metallurgy (fire characteristics), and onboard emergency equipment. Certified refueling training is available Note: This course does NOT include basic firefighting training. Completion also fulfills Helideck Assistant CBT, 000000001513.

Target Group

Personnel employed in the oil and gas industry who will be performing the duties as HLO/HDA ( Helicopter Landing Officer / Helideck Assistant )


Preferred certification is multiday firefighting curriculum. The minimum requirement is an 8 hour Basic Incipient Firefighting course.


Written Exam: 80 % completion required
Practicals: Competent - return to facility under instruction
Not Yet Competent - requires additional training

Course Contents

Roles and Responsibilities of Helicopter Landing Officer
Helideck Recognition
Landing and Departure Procedures
Passenger and Freight Procedures
Emergency Response
Fuel Handling Procedures
Helicopter Construction

Contact information

Robert, Louisiana

23260 Shell Ln, Robert, LA 70455, United States of America

+1 985 868 1860

Opens 7:30 AM on Monday

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