Certification of legal and insurance compliance of all off-shore and on-shore helicopter operations.
- FLIGHT SAFETY AFRICA (PTY) LTD and HELIDECK CERTIFICATION-AFRICA (PTY) LTD are part of the globally recognised FLIGHT SAFETY GROUP (Australia). Experience and expertise is shared within the Group, as well as through membership of SAOGA (South African Oil and Gas Alliance).
- FLIGHT SAFETY AFRICA provides globally recognised, fully certified, aviation and risk management services, as well as highly acclaimed training courses, including helideck awareness and operational training, and other courses across a varied number of aviation disciplines.
- HELIDECK CERTIFICATION-AFRICA provides complete helideck certification according to UKCAA CAP 437 (Amended Ed.8 published September 2018) and ICAO ANNEX 14 VOL II requirements, including friction testing using the Findlay Irvine Micro Grip Friction tester – the only friction tester approved by the UKCAA as meeting UKCAA CAP 437 standards.
- Highly qualified and independent HC-A inspectors based in South Africa provide world class Helideck inspection and certification services at a much reduced cost, when compared with overseas operators.
- The inspection process is according to the UKCAA Publication UKCAA CAP 437 whilst the checklists reflect International IOGP standards and include the very latest developments as demanded by Best Industry Practice.
UKCAA CAP 437 HELIDECK CERTIFICATION
OPITO EQUIVALENT CREW TRAINING
Need certification for HLO or HDA?
Latest OPITO standards for HLO's and HDA's require certification in
- Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT)
- Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HDA and HLO)
- Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader (HLO)
Flight Safety Africa has condensed these courses into OPITO EQUIVALENT courses, which are within a manageable cost and time frame for the Oil and Gas Operators, without losing any of the essential training modules. The HDA or HLO can now be certified after 3 days of training, having covered all the essential requirements of the HOIT, HERTM and HERTL courses.
For companies still seeking OPITO COMPLIANT certification, Flight Safety Africa still offers the full extended courses.
Contact us for more details and to book your Offshore Certified course in these OPITO equivalent courses!
Additional courses offered:
- Offshore Refuelling
- Ofshore Meteorological Weather Interpretation (OMWIT)
- Helideck Inspector Awareness Training (HIAT)
These certified courses are equivalent to OPITO standards and requirements, as required by IOGP, and are recognised internationally, allowing the candidates to work in these positions for 2 years.
UKCAA CAP 437 (Ed. 8 December 2016 Amendment 01/2018 September 2018)) Inspections: Helideck Certification-Africa has trained inspectors to carry out the helideck inspections in terms of UKCAA CAP 437 requirements, including the required friction test using the Findlay Irvine Micro Grip Friction Tester.
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