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About this course

This course is designed to enhance the safety of marine personnel who are engaged in helicopter transfers at sea. It covers both normal and emergency safety procedures and includes dry evacuation training and practical underwater escape training using breath hold techniques. 

Upon completion of the course, you should have the knowledge: 

  • to escape from a capsized helicopter 
  • of inflation and use of lifejackets 
  • of in-water procedures, including individual and group survival techniques 
  • of rescue by one of the recognised methods available offshore. 

Refresher training is recommended within four years. 

Please note: lunch and refreshments are included in the course fee.

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Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course.

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email warsash.admissions@solent.ac.uk.

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Normal office hours are (UK time):

08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday
08.30 - 16.30 Friday