This year, Step Change in Safety will be running at least four helicopter safety webinars for those who travel offshore to get a better understanding of what goes into making helicopter flights as safe as possible. Each of the courses will be run by one of the helicopter operators - three in Aberdeen, and one in Norwich;
- 18th April - Babcock in Aberdeen
- 2nd July - Bristow in Aberdeen
- 26th September - NHV in Norwich
- 5th November - CHC in Aberdeen
The courses are all free to book for members on our website Events page, and are aimed at the offshore workforce to get a better understanding of the processes involved in helicopter maintenance, engineering and flight ops. The course will cover
1. Flight Operations
2. Passenger Handling
Topics like triggered lightening, RTB, pilot training and much more will be covered in this half day course.
The first half of the course will be presentation based, and the second half is an optional tour of the helicopter hangar. This is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the helicopters.
The courses are aimed at offshore workers, onshore logistics personnel, supervisors and all those with an interest in helicopter safety.
Delegates are also welcome to invite family members who would benefit from a better understanding of the helicopter safety process - a great opportunity to reassure your loved ones about helicopter safety.
We were delighted to welcome Chief Pilots and senior representatives from all helicopter operators to a webinar in February to formally launch these courses. The live webinar welcomed questions from all across the UKCS to discuss key issues and present the content of the courses. You can watch the webinar here;