Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Further TrainingDownload as PDF
Please make sure pre-requirements are met
A Valid OPITO HDA Helideck Emergency Response Team Member OR a valid OPITO HDA and HERTM Further A valid current offshore medical certificate or possess an operator approved medical certificate.
Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Further Training
The aim and objectives of the HERTM Further Training Programme is to give HERTM’s the opportunity to practice and maintain the skills required when dealing with helicopter emergency response situations or incidents as members of an Offshore Helideck Emergency Response Team, in aspects of their role which they cannot reasonably practise offshore.
The HERTM Further Training course is for existing members of a helideck emergency response team who are required to revalidate their OPITO HERTM Further Training by completing training scenarios they are unable to undertake in the offshore workplace.
Delegates must be in possession of a valid OPITO-approved HERTM Training Certificate or a valid HERTM Further Training certificate.
Delegates must also hold a valid, current offshore medical or possess an operator approved medical certificate.
The learning outcomes of this course will be assessed through practical exercises.
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be awarded with an OPITO-approved Helideck Emergency Response Further Team Member (Further HERTM) certificate
Certification is valid for 2 years. Prior to expiry delegates must retake the Further HERTM course to remain certified.
HDA Further Training Certificate expiry is two years.
Successful completion of the HDA Further Training programme will revalidate OPITO HDA certification.
Course are conducted at RelyOnNutec training centres at Aberdeen and Teesside
The HERTM course consists a variety of practical exercises including:
• Effective communication in a helideck emergency situation
• Selection and use of fire-fighting equipment, including fixed fire systems and portable fire extinguishers
• Correct use of PPE including breathing apparatus
• Search and rescue procedures
• Appropriate response to non-firefighting operations during helicopter incident