OPITO – Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Further Training (Free Fall) – Simulator

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OPITO – Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Further Training (Free Fall) – Simulator The aim of the programme is to give Offshore Lifeboat Coxswains the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills, and practice certain elements of their role which they cannot reasonably practise offshore.

Description

Aims and Objectives of Further Coxswain Training

The aim of the programme is to give Offshore Lifeboat Coxswains the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills, and practice certain elements of their role which they cannot reasonably practise offshore.

Learning Outcomes

Delegates will have previously demonstrated their knowledge and skills and will have been assessed as competent Offshore Lifeboat Coxswains. During this programme you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and skills as a TEMPSC coxswain in aspects which you cannot reasonably practise offshore.

To successfully complete this Further Training Programme, you must be able to explain:

1. Correct use of the sea anchor

2. How to maintain the safety of the TEMPSC passengers

To successfully complete this Further Training Programme, you must be able to demonstrate:

3. How to check the external and internal integrity of the safety craft

4. How to remove mechanical restraints to enable launch of the TEMPSC

5. How to start the engine using both primary and secondary start systems

6. How to board passengers as quickly as possible

7. How to confirm the launch area is clear

8. How to brief the crew and obtain permission to launch

9. How to release the Lowering/launching mechanism

10. Securing the hatches and turning on the air and water spray protection systems

11. Clearing the installation on course for a safe area

12. Pacing alongside a vessel for transfer of personnel

13. Man overboard procedures if any personnel are in the water

14. How to tow another vessel

15. How to be towed by another vessel

16. The order for disembarkation and how to get passengers to the rescue craft

Prerequisites

Delegate Prerequisites for Further Coxswain Training

Attendance on this programme is open to delegates who are in possession of one of the following:

*Course

OPITO Course Code

BOSIET with (EBS) certificate

5700

BOSIET with (CA-EBS) certificate

5750

T-BOSIET (Tropical BOSIET) certificate

5501

FOET with (EBS) certificate

5858

FOET with (CA-EBS) certificate

5850

T-FOET (Tropical) FOET certificate

5614

and

A valid Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Initial Training Certificate, of the corresponding fall type for the Further Training to be undertaken

OR

A valid Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Supplementary Training Certificate, of the corresponding fall type for the Further Training to be undertaken

OR

A valid Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Further Training Certificate, of the corresponding fall type for the Further Training to be undertaken