To provide course participants with basic knowledge on offshore helicopter operations, as well as the required skills and attitudes to enable participants to become familiar with the obligations and responsibilities of a helicopter landing officer, in addition to knowledge on fire extinguishing and rescue methods that are available offshore on or in close proximity to the helideck.

Individuals who will function as a helicopter landing officer in the Danish offshore sector.


  • To become familiar with regulations.
  • To become familiar with helicopter safety management systems.
  • To become familiar with quality assurance.
  • To gain an understanding of how the helideck operates.
  • To gain an understanding of the rules.
  • To gain an understanding of how the helideck is organised.
  • To gain an understanding of helideck operations.
  • Knowledge of how to use the protective equipment that is used on the helideck.
  • The ability to carry out instructions relating to the helideck services and functions.
  • Participants will be qualified for entry into the emergency preparedness team.

Groups of up to 12 participants can be enrolled in the course.

RESC subject instructors with specialised offshore expertise.

2 days. Weekdays or weekend as agreed with RESC.

Continual testing through questions on the theoretical part of the course. Participants must complete all the exercises with a satisfactory result.

Previous knowledge:

Valid Danish Emergency Team Course or Basic Offshore Safety Course and Offshore Fire Team Member Course.

Course participants will receive a Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) certificate.

BL 3-5, 3-6, 7-11 & 6-08
The Danish Energy Agency, Announcement 798, § 10