OPITO Starter Pack One – OPITO BOSIET CA-EBS (Digital), OPITO Rigger Initial Training course – SAVE R3,800

Course Length:

4 days


Original price was: R38000,00.Current price is: R34200,00.

Please get in touch with our sales team for availability of dates that will work best for you!
Contact details: info@oatc.co.za or +27 (0) 21 951 1744

Course Content

The Starter Pack One  includes two courses: OPITO Digital BOSIET CA-EBS and OPITO Rigger Initial Training course (previously stage 1).

These courses must be completed within THREE months of each other.

These two courses will position you well to start a career offshore. And OATC are offering them as a package deal to save you money! First OPITO Training Centre in South Africa. First to offer Offshore Packages! All under one roof.


A good standard of general fitness is required – learners will complete a medical fitness questionnaire at the centre at the commencement of the courses.


You will get two certificates on successful completion of Starter Pack One: OPITO BOSIET CA-EBS (Digital) and OPITO Rigger Initial Training


OPITO BOSIET CA-EBS is valid for 4 years. OPITO Rigger Initial training is valid for 2 years.


There are no prerequisites for these either of these courses.

Course Objectives

OPITO BOSIET CA-EBS: Learners are introduced to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to offshore installations which will equip them with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from offshore installations by helicopter. The objectives of the BOSIET (with CA-EBS) Training are that learners will be able to: (a) Identify the generic hazards which are specific to offshore oil and gas installations, potential risks associated with those hazards, and how controls are put in place to eliminate or reduce risks. (b) Identify key offshore related safety regulations and explain the basic safety management concepts (c) Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching (d) Demonstrate sea survival and first aid techniques (e) Demonstrate that they can effectively use basic firefighting equipment, and practise self-rescue techniques in low visibility situations, including smoke-filled areas. OPITO Rigger Initial Training: The objectives of the OPITO Rigger Initial Training Programme are to provide the learner with knowledge of, The rigging principles, general hazards and risks of rigging and lifting operations, an awareness of relevant legislation and regulation, and an opportunity to practice basic rigging operations following a lifting plan. The Initial Training Programme allows the learner to demonstrate basic Rigger practical skills, following instruction and demonstration by the training staff. Following which learners will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding of the training programme content.

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