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MCA Approved STCW Training, Offshore Safety and Survival Training in Norwich and Oulton Broad near Lowestoft

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Established in 1971, Petans provides courses for Offshore Survival, Firefighting, Helicopter Operations, Marine and Management of Safety. Petans has two sites, the main centre at Norwich and a second at Oulton Broad near Lowestoft. At both Patans provide dedicated, highly trained instructors and trainers delivering courses from some of the best facilities available anywhere in Europe.

Petans has industry leading facilities and is constantly investing in new facilities and most of the facilities are at Norwich site and that require access to the open sea are at the Lowestoft site.


Petans has achieved the environmental management standard and ISO 18001 Health and Safety management standard. Petans is also a Quality Assured Training Provider, accredited to ISO 9000 and ISO14001.

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Training Programs




STCW Training

Offshore Confined Space Training

  • 1 Day City & Guilds Confined Space Training (Low Risk)
  • 2 Day City & Guilds Confined Space Training (Medium Risk)
  • 3 Day City & Guilds Confined Space Training (High Risk)

Offshore Firefighting

  • 5 Day Offshore Emergency Response Team Member
  • 4 Day Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader
  • 2 Day Offshore Emergency Response Team Member Further
  • 2 Day Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader Further
  • 0.5 Day Fire Extinguisher Course

Offshore First Aid

  • 4 Day HSE Offshore First Aid
  • 2 Day HSE Offshore First Aid Refresher Course

Offshore Helideck Training

  • 2.5 day Helideck Operations Initial
  • 4 Day Helideck Emergency Response Team Member
  • 4 Day Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader
  • 2 Day Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Further
  • 2 Day Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader Further
  • 2 Day C.A.A. Helideck Radio Operators Course
  • 0.5 Day Helicopter Refuelling

Offshore Maritime-OPITO Training

  • 4 Day Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain (Twinfall)
  • 0.5 Day Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Supplementary Training (Singlefall) Initial
  • 1.5 Day Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Further Training (Twinfall)
  • 0.5 Day Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain Supplementary Further Training (Singlefall)

Offshore Safety Management Training

  • 4.5 Day Offshore Safety Representatives Training Course
  • 2 Day Offshore Safety Representatives Further Training Course
  • 3 Day Offshore Safety Management And Legislation
  • 0.5 Day H2S Training (Non-OPITO)

Offshore Survival Training

  • 3 Day BOSIET (with CA-EBS)
  • 3 Day BOSIET Combined (with CA EBS/ EBS & Escape Chute)
  • 1 Day FOET (with CA EBS)

GWO Offshore Wind Power Training

  • 6 Day Full Basic Safety Training Course
  • 2 day Safe Working at Height Course
  • 2 day First Aid Training Course
  • 0.5 day Manual Handling Training Course
  • 0.5 day Fire Awareness Course
  • 1 day Sea Survival Training Course
  • 4 day Basic Safety Refresher Training Course
  • 1 day Sea Survival Refresher Course
  • 1 day Safe Working at Height Refresher Course
  • 0.5 day Manual Handling Refresher Course
  • 0.5 day Fire Awareness Refresher Course
  • 1 day First Aid Refresher Course