Offshore oil and gas safety training

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Established in 2002, Project Maritime Training provides a cost-effective maritime training facility on the West Coast of South Africa for the African fishing and merchant marine industry. It prides itself on its world class facilities and state of the art equipment, and focuses unwaveringly on its delegates.

“We are the largest privately-owned and managed maritime and offshore training facility within sub-Saharan Africa,” says Yvonne Wright, Managing Director. “We pride ourselves on being a client-based training provider, and not just a training centre, offering tailored schedules and services to our clients.”

Project Maritime Training identified a need in the market in 2009 and introduced Survival Offshore Training (SOT) an affiliated training program.  SOT provides a number of courses including the following OPITO courses:

  • BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training)
  • FOET (Further Offshore Emergency Training)
  • HUET (Helicopter Under Water Egress Training)

The Project Maritime Training team are also developing course that speak directly to the needs of the offshore oil and gas sector. These include:

  • H2S Induction
  • Travel Safely by Boat
  • Ca- EBS
  • MIST

The company is registered with the following institutes/organizations:

  • South African Maritime Safety Authority
  • Chief Inspector in terms of General Safety Regulations 2(4)(d) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act No 85,1993
  • Department of Labour, chief inspector registration no CI - 046 approved courses
  • TETA (Transport Education Training Authority) accreditation
  • South African Maritime Safety Authority STCW approved courses
  • First Aid Levels I to V
  • Department of Education.
    By: Kristy Jooste
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