To develop knowledge and skills in helicopter underwater escape techniques including impact preparations, egress with and without push out windows or doors, to then be rescued by fitting a strop during a winch.
Unit Standard: 32095 L4 C4 V1
At the end of this course students will be able to:
The course consists of online theoretical learning modules that you work through at your own pace before undertaking a formal assessment. This results in a shorter time being spent in the classroom which will still cover familiarity with equipment and pre ditching activities before undertaking practical activities. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
After you contact Wood Training, we will send you aconfirmation email with a link to the course and a self- enrolment key. You will be prompted in the system to set up a profile, with information that we need for your enrolment.
You will need to have:
– Access to a computer and stable internet
– An email address
This course is also available where all theoretical and practical components are de
Prior to undertaking the course we must be provided with a copy of one of the following:
Theory assessment takes place online, which is followed at a later date by practical assessments which takes place at our marine training centre when the student is ready/has shown that they can perform all of the tasks required.
Assessment involves two submerged, capsized escapes with and without windows or doors followed by winching via a strop. If a student is deemed not competent, the process for
reassessment will be advised by the instructor.
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
A current company Medical Certificate accompanied by a Wood Training Medical Self Declaration and Screening form, OR GP-signed Wood Training Medical Self Declaration and Screening form is MANDATORY prior to course commencement.
All students participating in this course which has physically demanding and potentially stressful elements must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.
Qualified Off-Shore Master, Deckhand, Fast Rescue Boat to name just a few, Chris is our lead Marine Trainer. He holds a qualification in Adult Education and is a qualified OPITO instructor with years of experience at sea as well as in the training and management arena. His expertise in things marine is without parallel and his passion for health and safety places him at the top of his game.
Steve’s background includes serving with the Royal Marines Commando, a teacher of Art and Design, Fire Fighter (NZFS), Ship Security Officer maintaining security. His personal passion lies with mountaineering and climbing, bringing valuable rope skills and rescue to the Industrial rope access industry. Steve has a strong understanding of teams working under high pressure in high hazard and high stress environments. He holds a postgraduate Certificate in Education as well as qualifications in Training, Assessment, Rope Access and Occupation and Health and Safety.