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OPITO E-learning

Save time and money with our OPITO E-learning courses! You can do the theoretical part by yourself at your own time and location and you follow only the practical part at one of our training locations world wide! And not unimportant: at the moment that suits you. Contact us, we are flexible! Does the planned course still not fit your schedule? Then you can cancel the course free of charge up to 24 hours in advance. Book your Online OPITO training course now at FMTC Safety!



OPITO stands for Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation. BOSIET stands for Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training. BOSIET is the standard basic training for the offshore oil and gas industry all over the globe. E-BOSIET is a digital delivery BOSIET, an online version of the BOSIET training.

What does the OPITO E-BOSIET consist of?

The training consists of a multitude of modules, including helicopter safety, sea survival and First Aid.

How is the OPITO E-BOSIET taught?

Upon registering for the course, you will be able to study the material online. Once you have completed the e-learning, you can be assessed at the training centre. Upon passing, you can participate in the practical exercises.

What is the purpose of the OPITO E-BOSIET?

OPITO E-BOSIET will allow the delegate to understand the dangers and risks in the offshore oil and gas industry and how to act accordingly in emergency situations. The delegate will also learn how to save themselves, provide First Aid and fight fires.

Which certificates will I receive after the course?

At succesful completion of the course, the delegate receives an offshore safety training OPITO E-BOSIET (5703) certificate and Escape Shute for the Norwegian Sector (OLF).

How long does the OPITO E-BOSIET certificate remain valid?

The certificate is only valid for 4 years. After that, the OPITO FOET course must be taken (a 1-day refresher course), so the delegate stays sharp and is made aware of new developments.

My OPITO E-BOSIET certificate is expired. What now?

You will have to take the OPITO E-BOSIET course again.
Or you can choose for the three-day BOSIET course.

Is OPITO E-BOSIET mandatory to work offshore?

Yes. In order to work offshore, OPITO BOSIET or NOGEPA 0.5 basic Offshore Safety are the minimum.

At what times does training take place?

The online training can be taken at a time of your choosing. The practical training starts at 7:30 (AM).

Is food provided for or should I bring this myself?

Lunch is provided by FMTC. Tea and coffee are also available.

In which language is this course taught?

All our courses are taught in English.

What do I need to bring to this course?

If you have a Personal Safety Logbook and/or Seaman book, you must bring them in order to have them updated. The required safety materials are provided for by the FMTC.

Note that you will be notified of all required materials in the confirmation e-mail when booking the course.

On which date is this course available for booking?

All the green dates on the calendar on the course page are available. This is a real-time display of the available dates.

At what time should I book a flight back?

We advise you to book your flight 2 hours after the end of the course, at a minimum.

Do I need a physical examination for this course?

OPITO courses do not require an examination.

How do I book a physical examination?

When a physical examination is required, this can be noted on the same booking form. If the course has already been booked, you can send an e-mail or call us to let us know.

When will I have my physical examination if I booked this through FMTC?

After the booking, you will receive a confirmation. In the meantime, a request will be sent to the doctor. The doctor will plan the physical examination. On the following work day at the latest, you will receive the confirmation of your appointment with date, time and location.

How can I book a hotel?

When a hotel is required, this can be indicated on the same booking form. If the course has already been booked, you can send an e-mail or call us to let us know.

OPITO E-learning courses at FMTC Safety

Our OPITO E-learning safety courses are intended for people who work in the offshore and wind energy sector. The OPITO E-learning training are based on a blended learning method. This means that you can do the e-learning theoretical part by yourself at your own time & place and only have to some to do the practical exercises from your OPITO course at one of our training locations.

FMTC Safety’s course locations

FMTC Safety has various locations for e-learning courses in the Netherlands, such as a location at Schiphol Amsterdam and in Dordrecht. FMTC Safety also has training locations in the United States at Houma(LA), in France at Dunkirk and in Saudi Arabia at Ras Tanura. All our centers have been recognized by OPITO.

For who are the OPITO trainings?

If you are employed in the oil and gas industry, you are probably familiar with the term OPITO. The abbreviation OPITO stands for Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization. The goal of the organization is to achieve globally accepted guidelines for the oil and gas industry.

OPITO was established in 1977 to ensure safety in the oil and gas industry. In addition, the Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization wants to help the industry with innovations and job creation. In collaboration with industry stakeholders, OPITO identifies the needs and requirements for new and improved training and competency standards for both onshore and offshore.

Our OPITO E-learning courses

Regarding our online OPITO training courses we have two kind of E-learnings from OPITO. We have the OPITO BOSIET Digital Delivery and we have the Online assessments such as OPITO OIM CE and OPITO CRO ER. The Online assessments are just assessments and not an online course.

The OPITO BOSIET Digital delivery is possible in various variations; OPITO BOSIET with EBS Digital Delivery (5703), OPITO BOSIET with CA-EBS (5752) and OPITO T-BOSIET Digital Delivery (5507). You will get all the theory via e-learning and just 1 day at the training center! So save your time & money and book your OPITO E-BOSIET now!

Specialist in safety courses

FMTC Safety instructors are certified people from the field. They know what they’re talking about and can convey procedures and techniques in a fascinating and realistic way. This way, you remember the course material better during your offshore course. Because we know how important a good planning is, you can train with us when it suits you!

In addition to our planned courses, you can always contact us for training on request. Do you need help booking an offshore course? Feel free to contact us! You can reach us on +1 (985) 217 9284 or send an e-mail to info@fmtcsafety.com.

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