This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to function effectively and safely as a Helicopter Deck Assistant (HDA) at installations in accordance with current industry standards.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is theory based; a written assessment is undertaken once the student has demonstrated the ability to complete all tasks required. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
Coming from a business background, Ryan worked in the offshore industry before moving onshore to pursue a career as a fire and marine trainer. He has Emergency Care, Fire and Rescue qualifications as well as in the areas of Adult Education and Training. Ryan volunteers his time to work with St John Ambulance as an ambulance officer and as a senior fire fighter with Fire Emergency New Zealand. Ryan stands out as a well-rounded emergency response professional with experience across multiple areas.