Further Offshore Emergency training with CA-EBS (FOET)


Course Code: OE1EC05


Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre

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Course Overview

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Aim of course

To update and give further practice in emergency training that cannot be reasonably practised offshore.

Important Course Information

This course is OPITO approved and is valid for UK waters and all areas using Compressed Air Breathing systems (CA-EBS) excluding Norway, including the use of CA-EBS for helicopter travel. If in doubt, please check with the Rig Operator. Those wishing to work in Norwegian waters should book the FOET & CA-EBS & Escape Chute course.

Validity of certificate

4 years minus one day, including OPITO registration. The certificate must be revalidated before the expiry date or up to 3 months before incurring no loss of time on new certificate start.

For more information on OPITO courses click on the following link: https://www.opito.com/standards-and-qualifications/industry-standards-library

Entry Requirements

Delegates must be in possession of a current, in date Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) or an in date Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) certificate.

Prior to attending the training centre for the Further Offshore Emergency training with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) delegates must obtain the following:

  • Offshore Energies UK medical
  • Offshore Energies UK fitness to undertake in water CA-EBS training certificate (available at the time of medical)
  • Or an unexpired medical certificate to work at sea (e.g. ENG1) without restrictions
  • Or a valid Approved Medical examiner of Diving (AMED) medical

Up-to-date list of doctors providing this service. We have Dr Steve Parr-Burman on campus each Tuesday to complete fit to train medicals.  Please contact the below to book:

07545 022858


Please note that fit to train medicals must be completed before the course start date.


More information on OPITO courses.

Prior to the in water CA-EBS training delegates are required to:

  • Complete a medical declaration
  • Self-declaration of fitness to undertake in water CA-EBS

Delegates who do not provide an Offshore Energies UK medical or a Fit/Not fit to undertake in water CA-EBS certificate or cannot self-declare fitness on the day due to illness have 90 days to return to the training centre to complete the in water elements of the CA-EBS training.

We reserve the right to charge for returning to complete the in water elements.

Parts of the course are of a stressful and physical nature. 

Career Options and Progression

The OPITO FOET is a requirement internationally for continued employment in the Oil and Gas industry, but in itself it does not guarantee a job. 

Assessment Methods

  • First Aid
  • Firefighting
  • Helicopter safety and underwater escape (HUET) & CA-EBS

Learning Outcomes

All learning outcomes for the course can be found in the course summary.

Teaching and Learning Methods

The OPITO FOET is delivered in the classroom for theory lessons.

Survival and Underwater Escape elements are delivered in our environmental pool.

Practical fire elements are delivered at our Fire training centre.

20% Theory 80% Practical.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

This course has no work placements and no field trips.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Most of the course is of a practical nature. The usual dress code or theory sessions is smart/casual. You will also be required to bring: 

  • 1 pair of 100% cotton overalls
  • 1 change of warm clothing
  • Personal wash kit
  • 1 pair safety shoes/rig boots s
  • Swimwear and towel
  • If you are below shoe size 4 OR larger than size 12 please bring a clean pair of old trainers (these will get wet)
  • Photographic proof of identity - Passport/Driving Licence. This is compulsory to attend the course
  • Your in date BOSIET/FOET certificate, or appropriate evidence

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

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