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The OERTM (Offshore Emergency Response Team Member) course is especially for offshore personnel that is part of the Offshore Emergency Response Team. The Offshore Emergency Response Team is active in case of emergencies. The OERTM needs to be ready to act during an emergency, such as fire, gas leakage, or explosion, on an offshore installation or vessel. During the course, participants acquire all the knowledge that is necessary to be able to perform the tasks of an OERTM effectively.

  • Timetable:4 day(s)
  • Certification:OPITO OERTM
  • Validation:2 years
  • Requirements:A valid offshore medical certificate, additional ERT (Emergency Response Team)
* excl. (€ / $ 30,00), excl. VAT (If applicable) and including lunch, coffee / tea and course material

More information about the OERTM course

The OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member course consists of theoretical and practical sessions. The theory discussed will be practices in real life situational practices. The course may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. Therefore it might be necessary to undertake some form of medical or fitness screening before participating in the course.

The OPITO OERTM certificate is valid for 2 years. To extend the validity of this certificate the delegate needs to do an OPITO OERTM-F course to refresh their knowledge.

Course content Offshore Emergency Response Team Member course

  • Define the role and responsibilities of the OERTM
  • Communication hierarchy, processes and methods during an incident
  • Hazards, hazard recognition and mitigation
  • The key elements of incident planning and progress monitoring
  • Incident response
  • Mobilisation procedures
  • The purpose, operation, performance and limitations of typical fixed fire-fighting systems
  • Using the breathing apparatus
  • Selecting and using the right portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Search and rescue procedures and techniques

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.

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free cancellation, no prepayment required

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