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Helicopter Underwater Escape Training with Emergency Breathing System (EBS) OPITO-approved

About this course

This OPITO-approved course is designed for personnel travelling over water by rotary wind aircraft where requirements exist for this emergency training with emergency breathing systems (EBS). Most offshore oil and gas installations, wind farm and vessel operators require their employees, contractors and, in some cases, even visitors to undertake training prior to travelling offshore as a minimum (see note, below). 

The training covers the requirements for areas of offshore activities where emergency breathing systems (EBS) are in use which meets mandatory or company specific training requirements with this safety equipment. The training program is fully approved by OPITO with supporting certification and accredited to the Vantage database upon successful completion. The certificate is valid for four years from the date of issue. 

Note: EBS training is included in the main offshore safety course BOSIET and Escape Chute Training.

This course is run on demand; please contact the Admissions and Recruitment Team for information for forthcoming availability. 

How to book

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

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

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 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

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

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