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Hoist Passengers for Offshore & Wind

Hoist Passengers for Offshore & Wind

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Flying to and from and around oil rigs or wind farms can require specific skills for helicopter pilots and for the passengers. In order to guarantee safe transport of persons and rescuing persons by helicopter by means of the associated winch / hoist procedures requires not only a qualified helicopter crew, but also requires training for the passengers.

In offshore wind farms, hoist operations, where people are placed directly onto the nacelle of a wind turbine using the helicopter hoist, are almost daily business. The helicopter can optimally utilise many of its advantages, especially in challenging weather and wave conditions. To ensure competence and cofidence for the person at the end of the line, we offers training courses for passengers for whom hoist operations are likely. So when the offshore wind worker is hoist safety and know what he can expect during this procedure.

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More information about the Hoist training for Offshore and Wind (Renewables)

For this Hoist training course, we’re working together with our partner CHC Helicopters Den Helder. The course is fully developed and conducted by CHC Helicopters Den Helder. They have decades of experience in quickly mobilizing custom solutions anywhere in the world, including some of the most distant and challenging locations both on and offshore. CHC provides offshore transport on six continents and operates one of the most extensive search and rescue (SAR) networks globally.
This guarantees realistic practices and assures working with the best materials, training products, and instructors.

The Hoist training for offshore oil & gas and offshore wind farms for passengers working with Helicopter Hoist Operations offers a complete program consisting of all the theory and practical training experience needed to start making hoist operations a safe part of your daily work. You will get proficient and comfortable working with hoist operations by following our full day of in-depth hoist training in the brand new Hoist Training Facility of CHC Helicopters Den Helder.

Practical Helicopter Hoist training is provided in a specially designed Hoist Training Facility for practical hoist training that allows in-depth safe and complete hoist training.



  • Helicopter safety procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hoist communication & signals
  • Hoist safety procedures
  • Emergency equipment & procedures

Practical Donning of PPE

  • Cabin security
  • Hoist operations – General
  • Hoist operations – Handling loads
  • Hoist operations – Emergency procedures
  • Kindly note, the minimum group for this Hoist Passenger Training Course is 4 delegates in Den Helder.

    Do you even want a more realistic experience?

    This Hoist Passenger Course is now provided in a special design Hoist facility, but it is even possible to do the practical exercises with a real flying helicopter. If you would like to arrange this for your crew. Please contact us via +31(0)85 – 130 74 61 or send us an e-mail via info@fmtcsafety.com, and we can make a tailor-made program for you.

    Use the “Book” button below to go to our booking form to book the course. In case of questions, you can call us on +31(0)85 – 130 74 61 or contact us via our contact form.

    Risk free: Up to 24 hours in advance
    free cancellation, no prepayment required

    Certified OPITO, NOGEPA, GWO
    and STCW courses

    Unique locations at the most convenient places around the world

    Training when it suits you

    Flexibility is paramount

    Training always continue

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