Basic Helicopter Landing Officers’ Course

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate and understand the responsibilities of an Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) in coordination of the Helideck crew
  • Safely and efficiently board and disembark passengers, Baggages and freights from the Helicopters operating to and from the rig, Platforms and operational base helipads
  • Assert authority in dissemination Helicopter duties, taking safety as priority

For whom

This programme is designed for:

  • Graduates or Students who wish to make a career as an HLO
  • Young individuals interested in furthering a profession in Aviation
  • Airline operators

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Duties and responsibility of Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO)
  • Awareness of the potential dangers associated with helicopter operations.
  • Familiarity with the helideck/helipad and associated equipment
  • Communication
  • Manifesting and Loading
  • Dangerous Goods (DGR)
  • Passenger handling
  • Pilot requirement from the HLO
  • Procedure to be followed in Helicopter operations
  • Helicopter Emergency Procedures
  • Retueching
  • Practical demonstration to be covered
  • Non-Route Helicopter Operations