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OPITO, IADC and STCW Training Programs at SMTC KSA in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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Located in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, SMTC KSA is a joint collaboration between SMTC Global and AIMS International Ltd. The company is an ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 45001: 2018 accredited safety training provider. SMTC KSA is also an OPITO & IADC approved Training & Assessment Centre. SMTC Global is primarily a provider of OPITO approved Emergency Response & Skill training to the global oil & gas industry.

All the SMTC Global centers are OPITO approved and ISO 9001: 2015 & ISO 45001: 2018 certified and are equipped with comprehensive facilities and equipment to simulate as close as possible the actual working environment under controlled condition. The simulated realistic environment is ideal for competence-based training and assessment. SMTC Global instructional staff, assisted by support staff, are industry practitioners who have years of experience in their fields.


SMTC Global OPITO approved training centers are located in Indonesia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia and UAE. Also, they have delivered offsite training at offshore/onshore locations all over the world. The learning and assessment team are industry practitioners who have years of experience in their respective fields and are competent course leaders/assessors.

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Training Programs




OPITO Training Courses

  • Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET): This 3-day course includes - Safety Induction, Survival Theory & Practical, Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) with EBS (Emergency Breathing System). Basic Fire Fighting & Self Rescue Training and First Aid.
  • Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) Refresher: This 1-day course includes - Helicopter Under Water Escape Training (HUET) with EBS (Emergency Breathing System) & Basic Fire Fighting & Self Rescue Training and First Aid.
  • Tropical Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (TBOSIET): This 3-day course includes - Safety Induction, Survival Theory & Practical, Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), Basic Fire Fighting & Self Rescue Training and First Aid.
  • Tropical Further Offshore Emergency Training (TFOET) Refresher: This 1-day course includes - Helicopter Under Water Escape Training (HUET), Basic Fire Fighting & Self-Rescue Training and First Aid.
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) with EBS (Emergency Breathing System): This 1-day course includes - Donning of EBS (Emergency Breathing System) and Transit Suit EBS Familiarization Exercise (Dry & Wet) and Helicopter Escape Practical Exercises.
  • Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (THUET): This 1-day course includes - Aviation Life Jacket Familiarization and Helicopter Escape Practical Exercise.
  • Travel Safely by Boat (TSBB): This 90-minute course includes - Boat Travel Procedure, Personnel Transferring Technique and Survival Techniques.
  • H2S: This 1/2-day course is designed to provide the participants, who are directly engaged in oil and gas industries, with a basic understanding on the hazardous nature of Hydrogen Sulphide gas and to develop an appropriate attitude toward the safe and correct ways of responding to a H2S emergency situation.
  • Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS): The aims and objectives of this 90-minute training are to ensure that the delegate gains the required knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of a Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) and appropriate practical emergency response actions to take should the requirement for emergency deployment arise.
  • Banksman and Slinger Training: The aims and objectives of 3-day Stage 1 Initial Training Program are to provide personnel, who have little or no experience of the Banksman& Slinger role, with the basic knowledge of activities associated with the combined roles, and the safety and regulatory requirements of those activities.

IADC Accredited Safety Courses

  • Forklift Operator Safety (3 days)
  • Offshore Crane Operator Safety (3 days)
  • Rigging & Lifting Safety (2 days)
  • RIG PASS (Offshore Endorsement) (3 days)
  • Basic H2S Awareness (1 day)
  • Basic Fire Fighting (1 day)
  • Elementary First Aid (1 day)

STCW Training

Last Updated: July 1, 2021