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NOGEPA 2.9 Helicopter Fire-Fighting & Refresher Training for Persons Designated to Act as Helicopter Landing Officer or Helicopter Deck Assistant

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This NOGEPA 2.9 Helicopter Fire-Fighting & Refresher Training is designed for Helicopter Landing Officer and Helicopter Deck Assistant attending helicopter operations at an offshore mining installation without refueling capacity for helicopters.

This is a NOGEPA specialist training and is for persons designated to act as Helicopter Landing Officer or Helicopter Deck Assistant at an offshore mining installation and not in the possession of a valid registration in the Personal Safety Logbook (Member Fire-fighting and Rescue team Offshore - NOGEPA 2.6).


The course is intended for offshore personnel on a small platform where fuel loading for helicopters is not possible and where there is insufficient staff to form a Fire-Fighting Team.

  • Duration: Basic - 1 day & Refresher - 0.5 day
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Prerequisites: Offshore Medical certificate

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NOGEPA Helicopter Fire-Fighting




NOGEPA 2.9 Helicopter Fire-Fighting & Refresher Training

NOGEPA 2.9 Training Program

  • Theory on the treatment of helicopters and the risks of helicopter movement
  • Theory on helicopter firefighting and rescue
  • Practical training for firefighting in the helicopter and rescue operations during a calamity
  • Use of a foam monitor, fire hose, and small fire extinguishing equipment
  • Rescuing passengers from a helicopter
  • Fighting helicopter fires with monitors, fire hoses and portable extinguishers
  • Rescuing crew and passengers from a burning helicopter

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only - please check with NOGEPA for the latest and accurate information on Training Standards

Last Updated: June 2, 2021