OERTM: Offshore Emergency Response Team Member

Initial training for personnel that are designated to perform emergency response team member duties on an offshore installation

Approved by OPITO

OERTM: Offshore Emergency Response Team Member

฿44,300.00 4 days

Course Overview

This Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM) Training Standard has been developed by an Industry Work Group comprising representatives from key oil and gas industry stakeholders including regulatory bodies, trade associations, Operator/Duty Holder organisations, drilling organisations, contractor organisations, specialist assessment providers and OPITO-approved Training Providers.

Training and competence assessment of OPITO-approved Offshore Emergency Response Team Members (OERTMs) will comprise both onshore training and offshore workplace training and assessment.

Who should attend

The target group for the OERTM Initial Training Programme is personnel who are appointed to, or to be appointed to, the role of an Offshore Emergency Response Team Member.

Aims and Objectives

The aim and objectives of the OERTM Initial Training Programme are to equip the delegate with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role of Offshore Emergency Response Team Member effectively.

Physical and Stressful Demands

Training and/or assessment activities contained within this Standard may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such activities must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.


Valid in-date offshore medical (Valid within 12 months)

Course Outline

Module 1 The Role of the Offshore Emergency Response Team Member

  • Element 1.1 Teamwork and Communications
  • Element 1.2 Offshore Emergency Response Arrangements

Module 2 Incident Response

  • Element 2.1 Selection and Operation of Firefighting Equipment
  • Element 2.2 Working Duration Breathing Apparatus
  • Element 2.3 Incident Response
  • Element 2.4 Search and Rescue
  • Element 2.5 Casualty Recovery

Module 3 Practical Exercises for the OERTM

  • Element 3.1 Practical Fire and Non-Fire Related Incidents


OPITO certificate. Validity period is 2 years.


Written & Practical Assessment


Coffee Breaks, Lunch, Handouts, Local Transportation.

Schedule, Class Size, Locations

Weekly Schedule:
Available On-Request

Min/Max Class Size:

Laemchabang near Pattaya or Songkhla, South Thailand