OPITO Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET)

3 Days


Every Monday through Wednesday and Wednesday through Friday

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide delegates with a basic knowledge of safety and emergency response procedures.

Course Structure

Delegates will gain a basic level of understanding and awareness of the hazards encountered when working on offshore installations, and of the safety regime and safety management systems in place to control and mitigate those hazards. The course is a mix of theoretical and practical sessions, during which delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training program content.


Delegates must be at least 16 years of age.

Target Audience

Personnel employed on an offshore installation or seeking employment in the offshore oil and gas industry.

Course content

  • Basic safety induction
  • Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS)
  • Firefighting and self-rescue
  • Helicopter safety and escape
  • Sea survival
  • Survival first aid


An OPITO-approved BOSIET certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course.


Every four years

Items to Bring

All delegates must bring swimwear, a change of casual clothing to wear underneath the fire training equipment and a photographic ID.


All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

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