Please contact us if your questions are not answered below:
We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to make sure your training experience is both educational and enjoyable. Our training is thorough, immersive and delivered by top experts in high consequence training. It is our goal that each attendee receives the time and attention required to ensure complete confidence in the areas in which they have been trained.
Our team of instructors is also responsible for the safety and well-being of NASA astronauts during their training. No other training center in the world can offer this exceptional level of support and guidance as you participate in our safety and survival training programs.
Currently, we deliver oil & gas safety training in the areas of survival, marine, fire, and HSE. Please visit our Courses page to see a complete listing of Bastion Survival Training courses.
We are constantly working to expand our course offerings based on the needs of our customers. If you'd like to request a course we do not currently deliver please send us an email or phone us at (888) 216-2131 or (281) 283-9344.
We recognize it's not practical or efficient for customers to travel to multiple training provider locations in order to gain access to the courses they require. We now offer a variety of bundled course packages aimed at reducing the need to travel to multiple locations. The bundled courses are offered at a discounted rate to add further value.
To enroll in a course it is a requirement to produce a government issued form of ID, such as a driver's license or passport. In accordance with OPITO, we need to confirm identity in order to issue a valid certificate and to upload your details to the OPITO central register.
If you are a US citizen or permanent resident, you will be asked to provide one form of ID at least three business days in advance. If you are a foreign national, two forms of ID will be needed five business days in advance of your course.
PERSONS NOT PERMITTED:
Persons with the following conditions are NOT permitted to attend the courses.- Expectant Mothers - Arm or Leg Casts - Epilepsy - Insulin Dependent Diabetes - Heart Attack or Angina
PERSONS PERMITTED WITH MEDICAL CERTIFICATE: If you have any of the conditions described below, you must have a valid medical certificate BEFORE you will be permitted to attend the course. If you have developed any of the conditions below since your last medical you MUST renew your medical certificate BEFORE joining the course. - Heart Condition or Abnormal Blood Pressure- Asthma - Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes - Motion Sickness or Dizziness - Back, Neck, Shoulder, Head, or Similar Physical Condition or Injury - Recent Surgery or any other Serious Medical Condition or Phobia
If you are on medication for High Blood Pressure, Asthma, or Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes, you MUST make sure that you take this as prescribed before and throughout your course.
If you have Asthma, make sure that you have your inhaler or other 'reliever' treatment with you at all times during the course.
Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) Sonny Carter Training Facility (SCTF)
13000 Space Center Blvd
Houston, TX 77059
Please park in rows in the BACK of the parking lot, located at 13000 Space Center Blvd. Houston, TX 77059.
* The NBL’s parking lot is a government property, all vehicles are subject to random searches.
Please Note: You will no longer be arriving at the Boeing Building.
No. We understand that not all people feel 'at home' in a water environment. Your safety is our number one priority. It is perfectly normal to feel apprehensive about doing the water exercises for the first time. You will be fully supervised by trained professionals during your time in the water. Remember, this is a highly controlled environment and training process. We would never put you in a situation that jeopardizes your well-being.
We want you to enjoy your experience and learn how to control your actions during an emergency. If you're feeling too apprehensive about participating in the pool then please be aware that our instructors are here to help. We have no problems with giving time outs, one-on-one training or allowing you to come back at a later date free of charge.