HERTL | Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader Course

The Helideck Team Leader course is designed to provide participants with the right skill, knowledge and standards to effectively lead and manage a team on a helideck, with the aim of ensuring the safe and efficient operations of helicopter landings and takeoffs.


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:

send a request to [email protected]

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Course Outline

Introduction to Helideck Operations:

      • Overview of helideck operations and their importance in various industries (e.g., offshore oil and gas, maritime, emergency services).
      • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of a Helideck Team Leader.
      • Familiarization with relevant regulations, guidelines, and industry standards.
    1. Helicopter Types and Characteristics:

      • Types of helicopters commonly used in helideck operations.
      • Understanding helicopter performance characteristics, limitations, and capabilities.
      • Communication procedures with helicopter pilots.
    2. Helideck Safety and Emergency Procedures:

      • Safety regulations and standards related to helideck operations.
      • Identifying potential hazards and risk mitigation strategies.
      • Emergency response procedures, including fire, crash, and medical emergencies.
      • Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements and usage.
    3. Helideck Operations Management:

      • Preparing the helideck for landing and takeoff operations.
      • Coordinating with the pilot and ground support personnel.
      • Ensuring proper marshalling and communication procedures.
      • Implementing procedures for fueling, loading, and unloading operations.
      • Helicopter refueling safety precautions and procedures.
    4. Weather Conditions and Helideck Operations:

      • Understanding the impact of weather conditions on helideck operations.
      • Interpretation of weather reports and forecasts.
      • Decision-making in adverse weather conditions.
    5. Communication and Team Management:

      • Effective communication techniques for helideck operations.
      • Team coordination and management principles.
      • Dealing with emergencies and stressful situations.
      • Conflict resolution and decision-making.
    6. Safety Auditing and Inspections:

      • Conducting regular inspections and audits of the helideck area.
      • Identifying non-compliance issues and implementing corrective actions.
      • Documenting and reporting safety incidents and near misses.
    7. Helideck Equipment and Maintenance:

      • Familiarization with helideck equipment, including lighting, firefighting systems, and emergency equipment.
      • Preventive maintenance procedures and inspection requirements.
      • Proper storage, handling, and maintenance of helideck equipment.
    8. Helideck Team Leader Certification:

      • Overview of the certification process and requirements.
      • Assessments and practical evaluations to demonstrate competence.
      • Continuous professional development and refresher training.

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

The participant will also have the option to get

  • Self Breathing Safety Certification( optional N30,000) 

First Aid and CPR certificates 

( 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 HERTL  Course?

HDA’S, HLO’S and anyone who wants to progress to HERTL.

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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