Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) is training on how to escape from a helicopter that crashes into water.

It is a critical training that arms you with the tactical knowledge and skills to reduce fatalities during a helicopter emergency that occurs in water.

This training holds in a helicopter simulator that is submerged in water.

Course Objective

This course aims to

  • Prepare participants for emergency exit in the event of a helicopter crash-landing over water
  • Increase a person’s situational awareness abilities in order to save time during emergencies
  • Help students understand how to use seat belt and control excessive buoyancy caused by safety suits inside
  • Teach how to operate external breathing apparatus

Who Needs This Course?

  • Helicopter flight crews
  • Offshore oil and gas industry staff
  • Emergency operations/department workers
  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Military personnel
  • Anyone aspiring to work in the above industries
  • Anyone who is regularly transported by helicopters over water

Course Content

This course has two aspects: Classroom Theory and Practical Exercises. A summary of the course content includes the following:

  • Familiarization before flight
  • Helicopter Safety Equipment
  • Helicopter Emergencies Procedures
  • Brace for impact positions
  • Helicopter underwater escape
  • Operating helicopter exits
  • Rescue
  • Abandonment Options
  • Cold Water Philosophy
  • Surviving in water
  • Practical Exercises


Course Structure

  • 35 Hours (Classroom and Practical Exercises)
  • Available only at a specific locations

Training Fees:

  • N250,000.00

Bank Details:

Account Name: Joint Professionals Training and Support International Limited

GTBANK: 0011418914

ZENITH BANK: 1012554608