OPITO – Offshore Emergency Response Team Member – 4 Days


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Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)

Duration: 4 days

Price Per Person: £1325 (EX VAT)

Course Overview

The aims and objectives of the Initial Training Programme are to equip the delegate with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role of Emergency Response Team Member effectively.


There are no formal prerequisites for the OERTM training programme.

Course Contents

The course consists of practical and theoretical training and knowledge of:

  • Offshore fire/emergency response arrangements
  • The role of the Emergency Response Team Member
  • Incident planning and monitoring activities
  • Operation of fixed fire systems
  • Emergency Response Team Operations when dealing with non-fire incident
  • Preparing to enter, and gaining access to the incident area
  • Using best working practices and procedures
  • Locating missing personnel
  • Handling and removing casualties
  • Selecting and using portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Selecting, operating and flushing foam fire-fighting equipment
  • Extinguish a fire and/or securing an area
  • Conducting and controlling breathing apparatus operations
  • Minimising damage to property
  • Maintaining communications


On successful completion of the training programme delegates will be issued with an OPITO approved certificate and entered onto OPITO’s Central register. Validity 2 years.

Delegates will need

Writing Materials


Toiletries and Change of Clothing are Required

Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driving Licence or Passport


Head Office
Stream House,
Campsie Drive,East Campus,
Glasgow International Airport,
PA3 2SG.

Pre-requisites: If you are unsure of which pre-requisites you may need for a course, please go to https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency to check.


Course Dates:

Please contact us for available dates