What Offshore Training Courses you need to work offshore in the UK
You need three survival training course certificates to work offshore in the UK:
- BOSIET certificate (£650-£1025)
- MIST certificate (£60-£475)
- OGUK Offshore Medical certificate (£100-£130)
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BOSIET Survival Course Certificate
BOSIET stands for Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training. This is one of the courses that you need to start working offshore anywhere in the world, the course is a recognised offshore oil/gas standard. BOSIET is the course that provides the famous helicopter underwater emergency training (HUET training)
BOSIET also includes, fire fighting, smoke escape, first aid training as well as oil gas industry knowledge building.
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MIST Training Certifiate
The MIST training stands for Minimum Industry Standard Training, for people who are new to the offshore environment, this course is very valuable, it is now an official required training course, and you need the certificate to work offshore.
Offshore Medical OGUK Certificate
The Offshore Medical is a 1 hour appointment with a registered oil/gas UK doctor, you need an offshore medical certificate to prove you are physically fit and health enough to work offshore, you can't work offshore without it.
How Much does Offshore Survival Courses Cost
The cost of the BOSIET course is between £650-1025 (Click to Check Prices)
There are offshore package deals that group all the courses together for a better price.
The MIST course is a 2 day course and can cost as much £400, this course is always recommended to do with a package deal, because the cost of the MIST course is high when purchased individually.
Offshore Medical (OGUK) Price
The Offshore Medical will cost approximately £100
Package deals for Offshore Courses
It is common to find training course providers that offer package or bundle deals to get you ready for offshore and will be marketed to people who are starting their oil and gas career.
What you want the deal to include:
- BOSIET training (inc HUET helicopter underwater emergency training
- MIST course
- OGUK Offshore Medical
Expect to pay £600 - £800 for your offshore survival courses on a good package deal, most prices are given excluding VAT of 20%, and the prices you see on a company website is usually written without VAT so don’t get too excited if you see it advertised for £550.
BOSIET Training Centres in the UK
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