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S-CAPE certified courses are held in our purpose built training centre in Norwich, a short distance from the Norwich Heliport and Norwich Airport.

The total S-Cape Evacuation System is an emergency evacuation unit based on the abseiling principle using proven off the shelf products and assembled to specifically suit the requirements of tertiary escape from Offshore Installations.

Intended for:  Offshore Platform Workers
S-Cape is intended for use when all other means of escape have been exhausted.

Course Aim:
This course is designed to give adequate knowledge to participants in the use of the S-Cape Personal Evacuation System.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to the course and the system via DVD
  • How to operate the system/equipment and how it works
  • How to inspect equipment
  • Components of the system
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical examination
  • Multiple choice question paper
  • Debrief

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion personnel are certified to use the designated model of Offshore S-Cape operation units in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations, and fulfil one of the pre-qualifications required for visiting/working on a platform where the offshore S-Cape system is present.

Training Methods:
Classroom/Practical and use of at height training device. During the practical application the Trainer will assess safety, competence and aptitude, followed by a multiple choice written test with discussion.

All our training is carried out by certified S-Cape Instructors:
Our training is undertaken in a relaxed and friendly manner with safety as our main priority.

Course Duration: 2 Hours

Course Ratio: 1:3

Certification Duration: Valid for a maximum of 1 year.

What to Bring: Comfortable clothing and flat shoes (warm clothing during winter months).

Entry Requirements: Able to undertake practical elements at height.

Pre-Training Requirements: A valid offshore medical certificate.

Additional Information: If you have any specific requirements or need any additional information, please contact the Sitek office before arrival on 01603 866866.

Delegate Requirements:
Courses are of a strenuous nature; therefore a good level of fitness is advised. Delegates must be medically fit. Candidates attending this course must have a good understanding of verbal and written English language.  We can accommodate any delegate with special needs providing we are advised at time of booking

Our S-CAPE course covers the theoretical and practical use of the S-CAPE offshore evacuation system to comply with offshore operators requirements in the North Sea.

S-Cape forms part of the mandatory safety qualification requirements of almost every offshore operator in the Southern North Sea (SNS) sector.

For bookings:
Contact the SITEK office on 01603 866866 or email training@sitekengineering.co.uk


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