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Sea Survival METS/HUET Inclusive | SMS | Lafayette, LA

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  • Prerequisites None
  • Student Min/Max 1/16
  • Availability Select a day and time to determine how many seats remain.

Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details
    Enrollment: All students must produce the following prior to the onset of training - Valid (photographic) government identification. Registration begins at 7 AM each day.  The course ends at 4 PM CST on the same day.

    Attendance Requirements: Daily attendance and 100% participation in each module is required to obtain this certification.

    Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
  • Course duration 8 hrs
  • Course Summary

    Sea Survival METS/HUET is an eight-hour course that meets international standards for Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) and exceeds API RP T-7. Under the instruction of our professional staff, participants receive state-of-the-art training in a controlled environment by utilizing the METS (Modular Egress Training Simulator). Sea Survival with METS can be customized to meet company needs and simulate specific types of aircraft.

  • Target Audience offshore & onshore employees
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of Sea Survival with METS training, the student will be familiar with:


    -    Environmental Philosophy
         -   Effects of Cold Water Immersion
         -   Cold Water Shock
         -   Hypothermia/Hyperthermia
    -    Abandonment Systems
         -   TEMPSC
         -   Marine Raft
         -   Life Float
         -   Water Entry
    -    Water Survival Options
         -   Personal Flotation Device
         -   Clothing Flotation
         -   Treading Water
         -   Survival Swimming
         -   Help/Huddle
    -    Location Aids
         -   Visual and Audio Aids
         -   Radio Communications
         -   EPIRB
         -   GMDSS
         -   SARTS
    -    Helicopter Safety, Emergencies and Evacuation
         -   Pre-Flight Familiarization
         -   Safety Equipment
         -   Helicopter Emergencies
         -   Helicopter Underwater Escape
         -   Brace for Impact
         -   Operation of Helicopter Exits
    -    Helicopter Safety, Emergencies and Evacuation
         -   Surviving With FAA-approved Equipment
         -   Donning Inflatable Lifejacket
         -   Lifejacket Inflation Procedures
         -   Aviation Life Raft: Righting, Boarding, Features, and Supplies

  • Practical Learning Objectives Practical Training:

    -    Survival Swimming
    -    Clothing Flotation
    -    Swimming through Hazardous Environment
    -    Five-minute Float
    -    Type I Familiarization
         -   4-step entry
         -   Characteristics/Donning Procedures
         -   Help/Huddle
         -   Towing Injured/Non-swimmer
         -   Survival Formations
    -    Helicopter underwater escape
         -   Brace for Impact
         -   Operation of Helicopter Exits

    -    Procedures
         -   Surface Abandonment and Life Raft Procedures
         -   Straight-in Submersion with Representative Exits
         -   Full Inversion without Exits
         -   Full Inversion with Exits
         -   Full inversion with Exit Following Another Person

    -    Surviving With FAA-approved Equipment
         -   Donning Inflatable lifejacket
         -   Lifejacket Inflation Methods
         -   Survival Procedures and Formations-HELP/Huddle
         -   Aviation Life Raft: Righting, Boarding, Features, and Supplies
  • Certification Details
    Course Required By: Employer

    Attire: Student is responsible for bringing jeans and a t-shirt or coveralls for class participation.
  • Validity Period Please bring a government-issued ID.
  • Accreditation or Standard
    • Allowed Trainer or Industry Specific
        • Cancellation Policy - Cancellation fees apply if cancelled within 7 days of the course start date . The amount retained will equal 100 percent of the transaction. Any refund requests after this period are to be requested from the trainer. If approved by the trainer, remittance of refunds will be handled by the trainer outside of our site.For more details read our Refund Policy

        Site Information

        • Training Environment
          • Allowed Classroom
        • Services and Amenities
          • Allowed ADA Accessiblity
          • Allowed Restrooms
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Allowed Printed Course Materials
          • Location
            2916 North University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to Bring
            Please bring a government-issued ID.
          • Health and Safety Considerations
            *Safety First: Safety Management Systems (SMS) regards your safety first and suggests the following: Candidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.

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          Protecting lives and changing cultures since 2003

          Our goal is to ensure that everyone in the energy industry has a safe work environment and the knowledge to perform their duties safely. 

          We know your workers are more than the tasks they perform; they are people with homes, families, and stories. Just as you desire to see each of your employees return home to their families safely, SMS aspires to provide a variety of safety services that help ensure that’s possible. Our responsibility to safety in the energy industry is attained by working together and promoting a safety culture.

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