Donut Descender Training Course


Course Code: OE1EC136


Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre

Next course dates

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
10/10/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  
07/11/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  
05/12/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  
09/01/2023Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  
06/02/2023Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  
06/03/2023Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  
03/04/2023Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  
15/05/2023Fleetwood Nautical Campus2 Hours/ £170Enquire  

Course Overview

This course is OPITO approved and will teach you how to undertake a personal controlled descent for tertiary escape from offshore installations using the Donut device, when conventional means are not possible.

Parts of the course are of a physical nature. You will be required to complete a medical declaration when you attend your course.

Validity of certificate

There is no fixed expiry date for this certificate. This is determined by employer companies as part of their training policy.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Assessment Methods

  • Basic Familiarisation Training – an introduction to the Donut system via classroom induction and demonstration, covering the points of Why, Where and How to use the Donut during an emergency evacuation
  • Basic User Training – Incorporating the principles of the basic familiarisation training, with the inclusion of practical descents from a height; providing the delegate with the confidence and full knowledge in the use of the Donut system during an emergency evacuation

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course has both theory and practical elements.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Most of the course is of a hands-on practical nature. The usual dress code for theory sessions is smart/casual. For the practical element, you will also be required to bring:

  • Swimwear and towel
  • Personal wash kit

If you are below shoe size 4 or larger than size 12 please bring a clean pair of old trainers (these will get wet)

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

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: NONE

Terms and Conditions

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