The objectives of the helicopter landing officer (HLO) training is to equip the delegate with the initial knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform the role of Offshore Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) safely and effectively. Upon completion, delegates should be able to:
Effectively carry out the functions of HLO.
Manage the helideck and helideck assistant effectively.
Communicate with signs, sounds and visuals during helicopter landing and take off.
Understand the requirements for helideck checks.
Be able to list minimum equipment required.
Understand hand signals in use on the helideck.
Understand the need for control of cranes and vessels.
Have discussed the minimum requirements for PPE.
Have an understanding of safety implications for movement on the helideck.
Who Benefit From This Training
The helicopter landing officer (HLO) training will be of great benefit to Helideck Assistant, Roustabout called to attend on the helideck, personnel who are to be appointed to the role of Helicopter Landing Officer, safety Officers and other personnel working around Heli landing areas.
The HLO Initial helicopter landing officer (HLO) training Programme comprises the following modules and elements:
Module 1: Offshore Helideck Regulations and Guidelines
Element 1.1 Regulations and guidelines
Module 2: Helicopter and Helideck Hazards and Management Systems
Element 2.1 Offshore helideck landing areas
Element 2.2 Helideck equipment and systems
Element 2.3 Helicopter and helideck hazards
Element 2.4 Helicopter refueling awareness
Module 3: HLO Responsibilities during Helicopter Landing and Departure
Element 3.1 the role and key responsibilities of an HLO
Element 3.2 HLO checks, procedures and communications during helicopter operations
Element 3.3 Supervise HDAs
Module 4: Supervision of Passenger and Cargo Handling
Element 4.1 Supervise cargo handling
Element 4.3 Supervise passenger handling
Module 5: HLO: Normally Unattended Installations
Element 5.1 HLO responsibilities on an NU
Who To Attend:
Helicopter landing Officers
Personnel involved in the handling of helicopter flights