Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training - BOSIET (with CA-EBS)

Course description

This offshore survival training is targeted at personnel new to the offshore oil and gas industry. Our Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) course lasts three days and is OPITO-accredited. Theory and practical sessions will give you a basic knowledge of safety and emergency response procedures, when working offshore and travelling via helicopter.

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 programme content.

Course Content

The syllabus focuses on:

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

Course duration

3 days


Delegates must be at least 16 years of age

Target Audience

All personnel employed on an offshore installation or seeking employment in the UKCS.


An OPITO-approved Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course.


Every four years

Items to bring

All delegates must bring swimwear and a towel. Photographic ID.


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

Offshore Medical

If you are going to work offshore you must hold a valid Offshore Medical certificate of fitness. If passed fit, your certificate will be valid for 2 years.

Your medical can be completed at our Altens Training Centre, Aberdeen. To book a medical please call our customer care team on 0845 606 2 909.



Blackness Avenue, Altens Industrial Estate

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