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Established in 2011 and headquartered at Aberdeen UK, Survivex Ltd is a North Sea company delivering comprehensive and quality assured training courses in multiple languages across all global oil producing regions. Survivex has over 25 OPITO accreditations, 2 office locations, 52,000 sq ft training facility, and conducts over 2305 training courses.

The world class training facility is based in Europe's oil capital, Aberdeen in close proximity to all major transport hubs, including the International Airport and heliports. An additional office situated in Dubai, serves the unique needs of our Middle East clients.

The onboard/international training departments travel extensively across the globe delivering North Sea safety standards to our international client base, through a unique and extensive range of health and safety training courses.


Training Programs include Survival, Medical, Firefighting, Helideck Operations, Combined Fire & Helideck Operations, MEM, Lifting Operations, Working at Height, Confined Space Entry, NDT & Welding, H2S, General Health & Safety, First Aid, Radio, Dangerous Goods, Fabric Maintenance, IADC, API, Offshore Drilling, and more.

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Training Programs




Offshore Survival Courses

  • Offshore Survival Package with FREE Optional Add Ons(+) OGUK Medical, Shoulders & Fit to Train - must be selected at time of booking
  • OPITO Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) with HUET and CA-EBS
  • OPITO Digital-Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (D-BOSIET) with CA-EBS
  • OPITO Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) with Compressed Air - Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) - [STCW 95/2010 Conversion]
  • OPITO Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET) with HUET and EBS
  • OPITO Combined Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET) with HUET, CA-EBS & EBS
  • OPITO Combined Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) with HUET, CA-EBS & EBS
  • OPITO Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) with HUET and CA-EBS
  • OPITO Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) with HUET and EBS
  • OPITO Combined Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) with CA-EBS & EBS
  • OPITO Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) with CA-EBS
  • OPITO Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) with EBS
  • OPITO Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) Initial Deployment Training
  • OPITO Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST)
  • Boat Transfer
  • Norwegian Escape Chute
  • Offshore S-Cape Training
  • Shoulder Width Measurement

Lifting Operations Courses

  • OPITO Banksman & Slinger Training (Stage 1)
  • OPITO Banksman & Slinger (Stage 3) Competence Assessment
  • OPITO Banksman & Slinger (Stage 4) Competence Re-assessment
  • OPITO Rigger Training (Stage 1)
  • OPITO Rigger Competence (Stage 3) Competence Assessment
  • OPITO Rigger Competence (Stage 4) Competence Re-assessment
  • OPITO LOLER Competent Person (Competence Assessment)
  • OPITO LOLER Competent Person (Competence Re-assessment)
  • ECITB Appointed Person Moving Loads
  • ECITB Technical Test - TAP01 Plan a Rigging Operation
  • RigEx Rigging and Lifting Handbook
  • Banksman Slinger
  • Lifting Equipment Inspection
  • LOLER Appointed Person
  • LOLER Awareness
  • LOLER Competent Person (LCP)
  • LOLER Planning & Risk Assessment
  • Offshore Crane Operator Stages 1 & 2 Assessments
  • Qualified Crane Operator (in accordance with API RP2D)
  • Qualified Rigger (in accordance with API RP 2D)
  • Rigging and Lifting
  • Rigging Loft Management
  • Wire Rope Inspection

Firefighting & Helideck Operations Courses

  • OPITO Combined Helideck / Offshore Emergency Response Team Member Further (HERTM Further/OERTM Further)
  • OPITO Combined Helideck / Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM/OERTM)
  • OPITO Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT) with FREE Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air Awareness (e-Learning)
  • OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)
  • OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM) Further
  • OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader (OERTL)
  • OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader (OERTL) Further
  • OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM)
  • OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) Further
  • OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader (HERTL)
  • OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader (HERTL) Further
  • OPITO Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT)
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Warden
  • Helicopter Refuelling
  • Crisis Management Courses
  • OPITO Control Room Operator (CRO) Emergency Response Competence Assessment and Coaching
  • OPITO Major Emergency Management - Initial Response (MEM-IR)
  • OPITO Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) Controlling Emergencies Competence Assessment
  • OPITO Offshore Safety Representatives Training

Medical Courses

  • OGUK Medical
  • OGUK Medical & Alcohol Test
  • OGUK Medical & Drug Test (6 Part)
  • OGUK Medical & Drug Test (10 Part)
  • OGUK Medical, Alcohol & Drug Test (6 Part)
  • OGUK Medical, Alcohol & Drug Test (10 Part)
  • Offshore Catering Medical (OGUK Medical and Food Handler Certificate)
  • Offshore Catering Medical (OGUK Medical and Food Handler Certificate) with Drug (10 Part) and Alcohol Test
  • Offshore Catering Medical (OGUK Medical and Food Handler Certificate) with Drug (6 Part) and Alcohol Test
  • Alcohol Test
  • Audiometry Test (Hearing Test)
  • Chester Step Test
  • Drug Test (6 Part)
  • Drug Test (10 Part)
  • Electronic Vision Screening Assessment
  • Fit To Train Assessment (For In Water CA-EBS)
  • Food Handler Certificate
  • GP or Specialist Report
  • Initial Travel Health Consultation
  • OGUK Medical with Fit To Train Assessment (For In Water CA-EBS)
  • Medical Aspect of Fitness for Offshore Work
  • Offshore Return to Work with Certificate
  • Repeat Travel Health Consultation
  • Resting ECG
  • Weight Review

Dangerous Goods Courses

  • Dangerous Goods by Air Awareness (HCA)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air (CAA)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air (CAA) Refresher
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods By Sea
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air and Sea Combined
  • Dangerous Goods by Sea Awareness

First Aid Courses

  • HSE Offshore First Aid
  • HSE Offshore First Aid Requalification
  • SQA First Aid at Work
  • SQA First Aid at Work Requalification
  • SQA Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (Stand Alone Course)
  • Advanced Offshore First Aid Techniques
  • Oxygen Awareness

Health & Safety and Management Courses

  • OPITO Competence Assessor
  • OPITO Control of Work Training for Performing Authorities
  • OPITO Control of Work Refresher Training for Performing Authorities
  • ECITB CCNSG Safety Passport
  • ECITB CCNSG Safety Passport Refresher
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Asbestos Non-Licensed
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Accident Incident Reporting & Investigation
  • COSHH Awareness
  • COSHH Assessor
  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Awareness
  • Manual Handling Awareness
  • Manual Handling Assessor
  • Onshore Safety Representative
  • Permit to Work Awareness
  • PUWER Awareness
  • PUWER Assessor
  • Safe Isolation and Reinstatement of Plant (SIRP) Awareness - City and Guilds
  • Task Based Risk Assessment
  • UK Offshore Legislation
  • UK Offshore Legislation Refresher

Radio Courses

  • CAA Offshore Radio Operators Certificate of Competence
  • RYA Short Range Radio Certificate (SRC)
  • VHF Radio Operator

Mechanical - Electrical Courses

  • 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations - City and Guilds
  • ECITB MJI10: Hand Torque Bolted Connection Techniques
  • ECITB MJI18: Hydraulic Tension Bolted Connection Techniques
  • ECITB MJI19: Hydraulic Torque Bolted Connection Techniques
  • ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity (MJI10, MJI18 & MJI19)
  • ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity (MJI10 & MJI19)
  • ECITB Technical Mechanical Joint Integrity (TMJI)
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

Work at Height and Confined Spaces Courses

  • Confined Space Entry Awareness including Breathing Apparatus & Rescue
  • ECITB Working at Height - Unit 2 PPE User
  • IRATA Rope Access Level 1, 2 or 3
  • OPITO Approved Basic H2S Training
  • OPITO Authorised Gas Tester
  • OPITO Gas Monitor
  • Breathing Apparatus User (SCBA Training)
  • Confined Space Entry Awareness with Breathing Apparatus
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Face Fit Testing (Full)
  • Face Fit Testing (Partial)
  • Face Fit Testing (Disposable)
  • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Awareness
  • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Awareness with Breathing Apparatus
  • Rescue at Height (Unit 3 - Use of Rescue Equipment)
  • Rope Access Appreciation
  • Working at Height Awareness (Theory Only) (Unit 1 - Height Safety Awareness)
  • Working at Height Awareness (Unit 2 - PPE User)
  • Working at Height for Managers & Supervisors (Unit 4 - Managing Safety of Work at Height)
  • Working at Height with Ladders (Unit 5)
  • Working at Height PPE Inspection (Unit 6)
  • Working at Height Practical Management of Working at Height (Unit 7)

e-Learning Courses

  • Abrasive Wheels e-Learning
  • Asbestos Awareness e-Learning
  • Benzene Awareness e-Learning
  • Confined Space Entry e-Learning
  • COSHH Awareness e-Learning
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air Awareness e-Learning (HCA-approved)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Sea Awareness e-Learning
  • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Awareness e-Learning
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) e-Learning
  • Manual Handling e-Learning
  • Mechanical Joint Integrity e-Learning
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) e-Learning
  • Working at Height e-Learning

Renewables Courses

  • GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package
  • GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher Package
  • GWO Onshore Basic Safety Training (BST) Package
  • GWO Onshore Basic Safety Training Refresher Package
  • GWO Fire Awareness
  • GWO First Aid
  • GWO First Aid Refresher
  • GWO Manual Handling
  • GWO Sea Survival
  • GWO Working at Height
  • GWO Working at Height Refresher
  • GWO Working at Height & Manual Handling Combined

Onboard Training

  • Rigging & Lifting
  • Banksman Slinger
  • Crane Operations (Pedestal/Knuckleboom)
  • Stage 3 Crane Operator Assessments
  • Forklift
  • Confined Space
  • H2S
  • Working at Heights
  • Fire Team Member
  • Fire Team Leader
  • HDA
  • HLO
  • Helideck Team
  • General Health & Safety

Other Courses

  • Construction Courses
  • Drilling and Well Control Courses
  • Fabric Maintenance Courses
  • IADC Courses
  • NDT - Welding Courses
  • Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader (Survivex)