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OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member Further

*1. Target Group
The target group for the OERTM Initial Training Programme is personnel who are appointed to, or to be appointed to, the role of an Offshore Emergency
Response Team Member.

*2. Delegate Pre-requisites
There are no formal prerequisites for the OERTM training programme.

*3. Physical and Stressful Demands
Training and/or assessment activities contained within this Standard may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who
participate in such activities must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.
Therefore to ensure that prior to participating in practical exercises, the delegates will be required to undergo medical screening by completing appropriate
medical screening form provided by QISC.

*4. Aims and Objectives
The aim and objectives of the OERTM Initial Training Programme are to equip the delegate with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to
perform the role of Offshore Emergency Response Team Member effectively.

*5. Learning Outcomes / Assessment Criteria
To successfully complete this training, Delegate must be able to know and understand:
(1) The role and key responsibilities of the Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)
(2) Factors which may affect the safety of the OER team and individual team members
(3) Typical communication hierarchy and processes used during an incident
(4) Typical communication methods and their limitations
(5) Typical offshore emergency response arrangements
(6) Hazards, hazard recognition and mitigation associated with typical fire and non-fire incidents
(7) The key elements of incident planning and progress monitoring
(8) The purpose, operation, performance and limitations of typical fixed firefighting systems used offshore
(9) Typical OER team mobilisation procedures
(10) The key elements included in an incident brief Delegate must be able to demonstrate:
(11) How to select and operate the correct firefighting equipment and media to extinguish different types of fires
(12) Breathing apparatus control board procedures
(13) How to identify and don the appropriate emergency response PPE required for the OER team member
(14) The operation, donning and wearer checks of working duration breathing apparatus
(15) Participation in an incident brief
(16) Participation as an OER team member in a specified range of fire and nonfire related incidents under the direction of the Offshore Emergency
Response Team Leader (OERTL) following safe working practices and procedures
(17) Selection and use of correct portable fire-fighting equipment
(18) Selection, operation and flushing of foam firefighting equipment
(19) Extinguishing of different types of fire and securing the area
(20) Effective communication with OERTL and OER team members during an incident
(21) The key considerations and actions whilst entering and working in the incident area
(22) Correct search and rescue procedures and techniques
(23) The correct steps involved in initial casualty assessment and recovery
(24) Participation in a post-incident debrief

*6. Delegate Performance Assessment / Certification / Validity
Delegate Performance Assessment: Delegates will be assessed against the knowledge learning outcomes 1 through 10 by written, open-book test
or series of tests and practical learning outcomes 11 through 24 using direct observation and oral questions as appropriate.
Certification: OPITO Approved Certification with Two Years validity

*7. Instructor & Delegate Ratio
The following ratios indicate the maximum number of delegates to be supervised by one Instructor at any one time during each activity.
Theory 1:12
Demonstrations 1:8
Practical Exercises 1:8

*8. Duration and Timing
The optimum ‘contact time’ for this OPITO programme is 32 hours.

*9. Venue
Qatar International Safety Centre
Gate No. 9 building – 23 Street – 45
Salwa Industrial Area
Doha Qatar
PO Box 23651

*10. For more information
Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Email: training@madinagulf.com
Tel: +974 4450 1223
Fax: +974 4450 1220
www.qisc.net / www.madinagulf.com

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