OPITO – CA-EBS Initial Deployment

Course Aim and Target Group - this program is designed for personnel that are issued with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) whilst travelling to work by helicopter and may be required to use a CA-EBS in the event of an emergency.

Accreditation: OPITO
Duration: 1.0 hours
Validation: No Expiry

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Course Lesson Plan

Compressed Air EBS Initial Deployment Training:

  1. The rationale and use of compressed air emergency breathing systems in helicopter emergency situations
  2. The hazards associated with compressed air emergency breathing systems
  3. A pre-flight inspection of the life jacket and CA-EBS
  4. Donning the life jacket with CA-EBS correctly, including ‘buddy check’
  5. An emergency deployment of the CA-EBS in a dry environment

Physical / Health Demands:
Emergency 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 commencement of practical.

Start / Finish Times:
Training courses will begin at 7:30 am and should conclude by 8:30 am; it is recommended that delegates arrive at 7:00 am.

Equipment Requirements:
Delegates are expected to provide the following items during training:

  • Government Issued Photo Identification – Required

Meals / Refreshments:
Delegates will be provided with a 1-hour lunch (if applicable) 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 Delivery and Special Needs:
All course materials, assessments, and documentation will be conducted in American English language only. Delegates with any special needs should contact us in advance to ensure that these requirements are met.

Delegates are assessed against industry agreed competency standards. Should delegates fail to meet these standards, our staff shall provide additional coaching to provide the delegate with additional opportunities to meet the requirements.

Successful delegates shall receive a Certificate and Identification Card with a copy of the certificate sent to the employer. The delegate’s successful completion will also be recorded in a central training register maintained by OPITO.

OPITO Introduction Video: https://www.opito.com/content/opito-basic-offshore-safety-induction-andemergency-training-bosiet

  • Course ID #: MA139


Jun 07 2023


7:30 am