The Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) course emphasizes hands-on training to provide you with the skills necessary to ensure safe conditions and performance of all helideck personnel as they carry out their assigned duties and responsibilities during helicopter operations. Supplementing the hands-on training are classroom sessions utilizing discussion, demonstrations, case histories, and visual presentations.
You will be assigned to various positions outlining the responsibilities and tasks of the HLO and his/her crew prior to helicopter arrival, after landing, during refueling and loading, and during departure. You will also discuss the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and outline the operating and loading capacities of common helicopters engaged in offshore transportation.
You will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to plan for potential emergency situations, as well as emergency response procedures for various types of helicopter/helideck emergencies.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
TopicsPersonnel requirements+Helideck deck equipment+Fire fighting equipment+Communications+Radio operation+Hand signals+Helicopter operations+Helicopter landing officer's responsibilities+Refueling procedures+Maintenance checks
This course is designed for personnel who work in the offshore oil and gas industries where helicopters are used to transport personnel and supplies to and from offshore locations.
Continuing Education & Professional Credits
Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
- course materials
- protective clothing
Does not include
Course dates and fees are subject to change
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individual class pricing.
8609 Teichman Rd.Galveston, Texas 77554
The Galveston Chamber of Commerce maintains a list of local hotels.
Directions to TEEX Galveston facility
To register by phone contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.