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Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS)

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  • Duration

    1 Day

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  • Price

    GBP 295.00

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Please make sure pre-requirements are met

A Valid OGUK Medical A Valid Fit to Train Medical OR a valid ENG1 Medical

Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS)


The objective of this course is to provide all delegates with knowledge and understanding of helicopter flight procedures with a particular focus on emergency situations.

Target Group

All personnel who intend to travel to and from offshore installations and vessels via helicopter and will be required to use the CAEBS during an emergency situation.


There are no training pre-requisites for this course, however, delegates must be aged 16 years or over and have a good grasp of the English language.
Delegates must hold a valid OGUK (or equivalent) medical AND possess a certificate of fitness to undertake shallow water CAEBS training issued by a registered OGUK doctor
A valid ENG 1 Seafarer Medical Fitness Certificate* (or equivalent)
*please note, that if the Medical Fitness Certificate includes a restriction or is subject to conditions, the delegate must possess a statement from an appropriate registered practitioner stating that this does not result from a respiratory or ENT condition and that it is safe for the delegate to participate in shallow water CAEBS training.


The course is a mix of both practical and theoretical learning and delegates are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the course contents throughout the training.
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be awarded with an OPITO-approved HUET with CAEBS certificate.
Certification is valid for 4 years at which time delegates will be required to repeat their HUET with CAEBS training to remain certified.

Course Contents

The HUET with CAEBS training covers the following areas:

• Pre-flight and in-flight procedures
• Actions to be taken in the event of an emergency ditching
• Ability to escape from a helicopter that has capsized or submerged in water
• Deployment and use of the compressed air emergency breathing system