The Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) training is a result of the CAA Report (CAP 1145), developed for passengers in the UK sector whom travel by helicopter to and from an offshore installation or schip. Starting from September 2014 this training is mandatory for the UK sector and by May 1, 2015 this training is also mandatory in the Netherlands.

The aims and objectives of the training are to ensure that the delegate gains the required knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of a CA EBS  and appropriate practical emergency response. The training is OPITO approved.

Are you interested in this training? Use the ‘Book now’ button to view the schedule and book the training. This training is not always scheduled by default, but we can schedule it for you upon request.
STC NEXT can also provide this training on location.

If you are interested in this, we ask you to contact the booking office or phone +31104283860

This CA-EBS training contains:

  • The fundamental differences between re-breather and compressed air systems (technology and use);
  • The rationale and use of compressed air emergency breathing systems in helicopter emergency situations;
  • The hazards associated with compressed air emergency breathing systems.

To successfully complete this training, delegates must be able to demonstrate:

  • A pre-flight inspection of the life jacket and CA-EBS;
  • Donning the life jacket with CA-EBS correctly, including ‘buddy check’;
  • Emergency deployment in a dry environment.

What should I bring?

  • Valid identification (passport, identity card, driving license)
  • Valid medical examination certificate
  • Dry underwear

You will receive a sticker for your safety passport (PSL) after the training. A safety passport is optionally available from us for € 17.50 (excl 21% VAT)

Following the CA EBS, the following training sessions can be booked:

  • Crew Basket Training;
  • H2S Training – NOGEPA certified;
  • S-CAPE;
  • Medical Examination (click here for more information).

Delegates must possess a valid BOSIET, FOET or HUET certificate prior to attending the Compressed Air Breathing System (CA-EBS) Initial deployment Training program.

To participate in this training you will need a medical examination, NOGEPA Offshore or OGUK Offshore medical examination certificate doctor.

You can book a NOGEPA Offshore medical examination with us. Please mention this in the comments field in the booking form. STC NEXT can arrange this medical examination for you.

Training times:
This training is given in addition to BOSIET, FOET or HUET training and therefore starting times may vary.

The above price includes registration fee, use of practical tools, teaching materials, lunch, coffee and tea. Please note that the above price does not include VAT.

The training is in English. On request, we can organize this training in a different language for groups  and if necessary with an interpreter.