Water Survival/HUET (METS) | M&A Safety Services | Youngsville, LA
This course shall have no formal pre-requisite. Delegates that are not able to swim will be given special attention and instruction as necessary.
- Student Min/Max 1/16
- Availability Select a day and time to determine how many seats remain.
- Additional Schedule Details
Start / Finish Times: Training courses will begin at 7:30 am and should conclude by 4:30 pm; it is recommended that delegates arrive at 7:00 am.
Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)
Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)
Meals / Refreshments: Delegates will be provided with a 1-hour lunch break with meals provided at client’s expense. Coffee and water will be available free of charge. Periodic breaks will be offered to delegate’s during training.
- Course duration 6-8 hours - Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks and meals.
- Course Summary
Course Objective- Provide delegates with an understanding of general helicopter & boat travel safety.- Delegates will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to assist them with survival in an offshore environment should an unfortunate event occur.- Delegates will be able to demonstrate these necessary skills during practical examination and demonstrate knowledge during the written examinationClass Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be sixteen (16) in the classroom session and sixteen (16) in the practical session, per pool.Course Design- Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids- Demonstrations- Practical SimulationsTraining Center Provided Material
- Water Shoes
- Target Audience
This training programme is designed to meet the offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new (or returning) to the offshore oil and gas industry in a tropical environment.
- Theory Learning Objectives
Helicopter TransportationM- Pre-flight- Approaching- BoardingBoat Travel / Personnel Transfer- Vessel Operation- Personnel Basket Operations- Swing Rope OperationsPlatform Orientation / Emergency Drills- Platform Orientation- Station Bill- Emergency DrillsPlatform Abandonment / T.E.M.P.S.C (Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Survival Craft)- Platform abandonment- T.E.M.P.S.Co Discuss different typeso Methods of releaseo Tools / survival equipment / suppliesLife Raft Operations- Location / storage- Operation / deployment- Entering / righting raft- Tools / survival equipment / supplies- Immediate actions upon boardingPersonal Floatation Devise (PFD)- Discuss different types- Location / storage- PFD donning- Entering water from heightCold Water Physiology- Discuss Hypothermia- Cold water entry- Survival time- Cold water survival skills / technique- Personal safety equipmentLocation Aids- Visual- Audio- Electronico GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System)o VHF Radioo SART (Search And Rescue Radar Transponder)o EPIRB (Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon)o ELT (Emergency Location Transmitter)o ADELT (Automatically Deployable Emergency Location Transmitter)o PLB (Personal Locator Beacon)Helicopter Transportation- Pre-flight/boarding operations- Onboard safety equipment- Aviation PFD- Aviation harnesso Discuss different typeso Proper position- Helicopter Floatationo Apical flotationo Life raft deploymento Life raft locationHUET (Helicopter Underwater Egress Training)- 3 stages of ditchingo Controlledo Semi-controlledo Uncontrolled- Review Ditching Statistics- Brace Positions/Strike Envelopeo 2 pointo 4 point- Preparing for Ditchingo Ditching challengeso Tools to increase survivalo Land ditching- METS simulation orientation- Physical Locate Position- Land Ditching- Underwater Disorientation- Underwater Escape Procedures- Aircraft Model Exits- Recovery & Preparation for Rescue
- Practical Learning Objectives
Practical shall verify the following:- Properly Don Type I PFD- Platform Abandonment/Water Entry- Board life raft- Demonstrate the HELP & Group HUDDLE positions- Demonstrate the Survival Circle and demonstrate use of Chain formation as a group swim technique- Assist injured swimmer- Don Type I PFD in the water- Demonstrate how to use clothing to make a PFD / 5 minute survival float- Demonstrate underwater egress techniques associated with Helicopter Underwater Egress Trainer system
- Certification Details
Delegate Requirements- Swimwear- Towel- Nose Clips or Ear Plugs- Must possess good physical health as the practical training is physically demanding.Reference Material/Documents-API RP T1, T4, T7-Washington State Parks and Recreation CommissionBoating Programs-International Association Safety & Survival Training-UNITED STATES SEARCH AND RESCUE TASK FORCE-SEPCO HSE 0039 REVISION 1-OPITO – HUET Stress Due to Exits Report (Nov 2006)Successful Course Completion- Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.- Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.- Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions.- Successful completion of practical session is mandatory.
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- Cancellation Policy
The policy set below is set by the website. If you wish to cancel a booking, kindly refer to the Learner FAQ page found in the footer of the website.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
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512 Viaulet Road, Youngsville, LA 70592, USA
- Items to BringPlease bring a government-issued ID.Delegate Requirements- Swimwear- Towel- Nose Clips or Ear Plugs- Must possess good physical health as the practical training is physically demanding.
- Health and Safety ConsiderationsEmergency response training contains physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such training must be medically fit and capable of participating fully. All personnel will be required to complete a self-declaration of fitness form prior to the commencement of practical.
About Your Trainer,ssss
M&A Safety Services is a full service safety training company located in Youngsville, Louisiana. Our ownership team made up of Bryan Aucoin, Travis Martin, and Don Romero bring countless years of experience in both HSE and operational experience in the Production, Construction, and Drilling industries.
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