THUET: Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (T-HUET)

The OPITO approved T-HUET training programme is designed for personnel traveling to offshore installations/vessels via helicopter in a warm water tropical environment.

Approved by OPITO

THUET: Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (T-HUET)

฿11,900.00 1 day

Course Overview

OPITO Approved T-HUET (Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training) is meant for those who have to travel by helicopter to and from offshore installations or MODU’s for visits but will not be spending significant time offshore and probably not remaining overnight in a tropical environment.

Who should attend

This training programme is designed to meet the offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new (or returning) to the offshore oil and gas industry in a tropical environment.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of the Tropical HUET training programme is to prepare delegates that intend to travel to and from offshore oil and gas installations and vessels by helicopter in a tropical environment by providing specific training in pre-flight and in-flight requirements and to equip delegates with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills required in the event of a helicopter emergency – with specific focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching and sea survival techniques.

The objectives of the T-HUET Training are that delegates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow
    procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on
    escaping from a helicopter following ditching
  2. Demonstrate sea survival techniques

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

The training course consists of the following modules and elements:

Module 1 Helicopter Safety and Escape

  • Element 1.1 Helicopter Travel
  • Element 1.2 Helicopter Emergencies

Module 2 Sea Survival

  • Element 2.1 Evacuation


OPITO certificate. Validity period is 4 years.


Practical Assessment


Coffee Breaks, Lunch, Handouts, Local Transportation

Schedule, Class Size, Locations

Monday – Friday

Min/Max Class Size:

Laemchabang near Pattaya or Songkhla, South Thailand