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NOGEPA 1.1 Helicopter Landing Officer & Refresher Training for Personnel Who Will be Working on Offshore Mining Installation

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The Helicopter Landing Officer on an offshore mining installation is the person in charge of the operations on the helicopter deck prior to landing, during the landing and take-off of a helicopter, including the boarding of passengers, and handling of freight, and refueling if the case may be.

The objective of NOGEPA 1.1 Helicopter Landing Officer & Refresher training is to train delegates in theory and practice of the performance of all activities concerning helicopter operations at a mining installation both under normal conditions and in emergency situations.


This is a function-orientated training and is intended for persons designated to act as Helicopter Landing Officer at an offshore mining installation.

  • Duration: Basic course - 2 days & Refresher course - 1 day
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Prerequisites: Basic or Refresher course Member Firefighting and Rescue team. In case of offshore mining installations on which no refueling of helicopters takes place a valid Basic or Refresher Course Fire-Fighting Helicopters (NOGEPA 2.9 A / B) suffices.

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NOGEPA Helicopter Landing Officer & Refresher




NOGEPA 1.1 Helicopter Landing Officer & Refresher

  • Hazards of helicopter operations, dangerous areas, entry and escape routes (helideck and helicopter), (personal) protective equipment to be used, cleaning, maintenance and completion of available equipment
  • Command and control the preparation of the helideck and associated (fire-fighting) equipment for landing and take-off of a helicopter
  • Performance and registration of exercises regarding various emergency situations
  • Leading the performance of normal and emergency procedures during landing and takeoff of helicopters
  • Radio procedures during arrival and departure
  • Processing documentation after landing concerning passengers and freight (including dangerous materials).
  • Leading and acting as controller for boarding and disembarking of persons and the loading and unloading of freight (including dangerous materials)
  • Leading and acting as controller for loading the helicopter and the collection of data for determination of the weight of the helicopter
  • Leading and acting as controller during the performance of procedures and actions for starting helicopter engines and any other support provided
  • Leading and acting as controller during helicopter fuel loading operations, as well as keeping the relevant register
  • Carrying out fuel quality checks

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

Last Updated: May 31, 2021