HLO Course

Helicopter Landing Officer Course

Considering how technical and tight the offshore working environment is, helicopter landings and takeoffs around the helideck must be coordinated by highly trained personnel. Effective communication with the cabin crew, effective communication with on-duty crew members, well-detailed safety briefings, hand signaling, Helicopter refueling, helideck emergency rescue, and much more important topic encapsulated in the HLO training syllabus.


It’s a lot easy for companies (corporate) to  book courses their personnel courses with us, we are very flexible.

What You Will Benefit When Your Book Corporate Training With Oil Train:

  • Training Time Flexibility 

  • Quality training facility

  • Tailored Training Delivery Mode

  • Training venue flexibility ( We can deliver this training at your location)

  • Hard copy certificate sent to you

To book:

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Course Outline

Introduction to Helicopter Operations:

      • Overview of helicopter operations in the offshore industry
      • Roles and responsibilities of the HLO
    1. Helicopter Types and Characteristics:

      • Different types of helicopters used in offshore operations
      • Understanding helicopter configurations and capabilities
    2. Helicopter Landing Areas:

      • Design and layout of helicopter landing areas
      • Surface conditions and safety considerations
      • Markings, lighting, and signage
    3. Communication and Radio Procedures:

      • Effective communication protocols between HLO, pilots, and ground personnel
      • Understanding radio frequencies and call signs
      • Emergency communication procedures
    4. Pre-Landing and Pre-Takeoff Procedures:

      • Safety checks and inspections before helicopter arrival or departure
      • Identifying and mitigating potential hazards
      • Passenger and cargo handling procedures
    5. Helicopter Ground Operations:

      • Marshalling and signaling procedures
      • Passenger embarkation and disembarkation protocols
      • Cargo handling and securing techniques
    6. Emergency Response and Procedures:

      • Handling emergency situations, such as a crash or medical emergencies
      • Firefighting procedures and equipment
      • Evacuation and survival techniques
    7. Safety Management and Risk Assessment:

      • Understanding the importance of safety management systems
      • Conducting risk assessments for helicopter operations
      • Identifying and managing hazards and risks
    8. Weather and Environmental Factors:

      • Impact of weather conditions on helicopter operations
      • Understanding weather reports and forecasts
      • Decision-making based on weather conditions
    9. Helicopter Evacuation Systems and Procedures:

      • Familiarization with different helicopter evacuation systems
      • Emergency evacuation procedures and drills
    10. Incident Reporting and Investigation:

      • Importance of incident reporting and investigation
      • Documentation and reporting procedures

On successful completion of the  HLO course, every participant will get a NUPRC and OPITO accredited certificate, ( certificate is accepted internationally)

The participant will also have the option to get

Fire fighting Certificate ( optional N30,000) 

First Aid and CPR certificate

( optional N30,000)

Course Fees

Request [email protected], WhatsApp +234 7036248614 

Course Duration

3 Days 

Registration Is Ongoing:


  • Register at any of the training centers nationwide



  • WhatsApp +234 7036248614 to start your registration process.


Port Harcourt:

17 Sentel, East, West Road, Port Harcourt



No 2 Allen avenue, Ikeja Lagos


Other Locations we can deliver this training for corporate requests:

Ibadan, Warri, Calabar, Eketi, Enugu, Abuja, and others.


Online training available for this course:


To complete this training online Email:  [email protected]


  • Call or WhatsApp  +234 7036 248 614 



Frequently Asked Questions  (FAQs)

Who needs HLO  Course?

Helicopter Landing officers, anyone who wishes to start a career as HLO. 

How many certificates will I receive after this course?

On completion, the participant will get one (1) certificate with an option for extra 2 certificates.

What certification will I get after completion of this training?

on completion, participants gets an OSHA  certificate.


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