This course is designed to provide personnel who travel by helicopter with an understanding of helicopter escape procedures and, in particular, action to be taken to evacuate or escape from a ditched/capsized helicopter.
Delegates are introduced to HUET training in a theoretical manner which is supplemented by demonstration and delegate participation.
Delegates must be at least 16 years of age.
Personnel who travel by helicopter over water. It is also suitable for personnel who have undertaken survival training which did not include helicopter underwater escape training.
Action prior to ditching
Actions following simulated ditching including submersion and inversion of helicopter
Deployment and operation of Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS)
Helicopter emergency procedures
An OPITO-approved HUET certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course.
Every four years
Items to Bring
All delegates must bring swimwear and a photographic ID
All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.