The Helideck Landing Officer (HLO) Initial Training

The (HLO) Initial training is designed to give the initial knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform the role of Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) and/or Helideck Assistant (HDA) with high level of safety and efficiency.

HLO is responsible for the day-to-day management of the helideck, associated helideck operations and supervision of the Helideck Assistants (HDAs). The HLO is responsible for leading the initial response to a helicopter emergency on an offshore fixed, mobile or floating installation

Target Audience

Any person designated as a Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) and/or Helideck Assistant (HDA)

Content

  • Theoretical lessons together with practical exercises in a Helicopter simulator:
  • Offshore Helideck regulations and guidelines
  • Helicopter and Helideck Hazards and Management Systems
  • HLO responsibilities during helicopter landing and departure
  • Supervision of passengers and cargo handling
  • HLO Normally Unattended Installations. HLO Responsibilities
  • Supervision of HDA’s
  • Helicopter refuelling awareness

Objectives

Participants should demonstrate ability to understand and perform the basic responsibilities of a Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO)