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HELIDECK OPERATIONS INITIAL TRAINING (HOIT)

HELIDECK OPERATIONS INITIAL TRAINING (HOIT) COURSE PROFILE

HOIT ONLINE course - AUD$900*

This HOIT course, in addition to the HERTL course, forms the prerequisites to qualify for Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO).

The aim and objectives of HOIT training is to equip the candidate with the initial knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform the roles of offshore Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) and Helideck Assistant (HDA) safely and effectively.

Who should enrol in this course?

Any person appointed or interested in being appointed to the role of either HLO or HDA. This course is a mandatory precursor for both HLO and HDA, before any candidate can be directed into one of these disciplines. 

What are the benefits for attendees?

  • Increased knowledge and awareness of basic structures, operations and legal standards of helidecks and helicopter landing requirements. 
  • Increased safety levels of all helideck operations.
  • Enhanced reputation and minimised exposure to risk for the operating company.

What does the course cover?

This online certified course, which fully complies with OPITO standards and requirements, provides the prospective HDA and HLO with a comprehensive and in-depth insight into the legal and practical intricacies of helideck offshore operations with emphasis on helideck hazards and management systems as well as the HLO and HDA responsibilities during helicopter landing and departure on both attended and unattended installations.

More specifically, the course includes but is not limited to:

Offshore Helideck Regulations and Guidelines

  • UKCAA UKCAP 437 (Amended Edition 8)
  • ICAO ANNEX 14 VOL II
  • ICAO Heliports Manual
  • National Regulatory Requirements (as applicable)


Helicopter and Helideck Hazards and Management Systems

Introduction to Helideck Crew
Offshore Helideck Landing Areas
Helideck Equipment and Systems
Helicopter and Helideck Hazards
Helicopter Refuelling Awareness


HLO responsibilities during Helicopter Landing and Departure

The Role and Responsibilities of the HLO and HDA
HLO checks, procedures and communications during Helicopter Operations

Supervision of Passengers and Cargo Handling

The supervision of Cargo Handling
The supervision of Passenger Handling

Normally Unattended Installations (NUI's)

HLO and HDA responsibilities on a NUI


*PAYMENT NOTES:

If, due to some country specific security restrictions, you are unable to pay by Credit Card please contact office@flightsafety.com.au or call +61 (0) 7 54482788 and we will send through an invoice with a direct payment option.

Once you have paid the Invoice, re-enrol and choose the Purchase Order Payment Option.
Then add your Receipt Number and we will verify your payment so you can begin the course.

 

COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS FOR FINAL CERTIFICATE 

This course requires 100% pass rate for each quiz at the end of each module.

After each quiz, check your score to ensure all answers are correct. If not, click the "previous" tab to revert back to the beginning of the module. Go through the module again and then take the quiz again. Once you have correctly answered all the questions, click the "continue" tab to move to the next module.

The final certificate will only be generated if 100% pass rate has been achieved for each module.


 

Here is the course outline:

1. INTRODUCTION

The introduction gives a brief overview of Aeronautical Enterprises and explains the objectives of the HOIT training course. In addition, the main legal references for this course are covered in the introduction.

pageText Flight Safety Group
pageText Aim and Objectives of the HOIT training course
pageText Offshore Regulations and Guidelines
quiz Quiz - Introduction

2. HELIDECK DESIGN & INSTALLATION APPLICATION

This module gives an overview of different types of fixed and moving offshore installations, including various types of oil rigs, drill ships, FPSO's and yachts.

pageText Design & Installation Application
quiz Quiz - Helideck Design & Installation Application

3. HELIDECK LANDING AREAS AND POTENTIAL HAZARDS

Potential hazards in and around the helideck are detailed, including the safety regulations for safe operations

pageText The Helideck: Landing Areas and Potential Hazards
pageText Obstacle Free Sectors
pageText Additional Hazards
pageText Helideck Limitations List
quiz Quiz - Helideck Landing Areas and Potential Hazards

4. HELIDECK SURFACE

The regulation markings and surface requirements, including friction testing and lighting of helidecks, are outlined in this module.

pageText Helideck Markings
pageText Helideck Surface Features
pageText Helideck Lighting
quiz Quiz - Helideck Surface

5. HELIDECK ADDITIONS

This module covers regulatory additions to the helideck and helideck operations from large additions such as the perimeter net, to small additions such as Safety Posters.

pageText Helideck Landing Net
pageText Tie Down Points
pageText Access Points
pageText Perimeter Net
pageText Miscellaneous
quiz Quiz - Helideck Additions

6. METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION

Basic weather conditions required for weather reporting are covered in this module, including wind speed and direction, air temperature, air pressure, cloud formation and pitch, roll and heave.

pageText Meteorological Information
quiz Quiz - Meteorological Information

7. RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING FACILITIES

Regulatory requirements for rescue and fire-fighting, including equipment, materials and crew training, are covered in this module.

pageText Rescue and Fire Fighting Facilities
pageText Rescue Equipment
quiz Quiz - Rescue and Firefighting Facilities

8. HELIDECK CREW

All aspects of the requirements of the helideck crew are covered here, including manning policies, duties and responsibilities on the helideck and towards passengers and cargo.

pageText Helideck Crew Requirements
pageText HLO and HDA
pageText Duties and Responsibilities
pageText Inherent Dangers with Helicopter Operations
pageText HLO Manual
pageText Radio Communications
pageText Passengers & Cargo
pageText HLO and HDA duties on a NUI
quiz Quiz - Helideck Crew

9. COURSE FEEDBACK

Please complete these 5 questions to submit your feedback on this course.

pieChart Course Feedback

10. COURSE COMPLETION

Thank you for completing the Aeronautical Enterprises Pty Ltd HOIT Course.

pageText Course Completion

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

HOIT_Certificate of Completion
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