Opito CA- EBS Initial Deployment Training



Initial Ca-EBS training is to ensure that the delegate gains the required knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of a Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) and appropriate practical emergency response actions to take should the requirement for emergency deployment arise.


Duration 90 min

Learning Content

Course Code 5902
The syllabus focuses on:

  • 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

Course Structure

Delegates are introduced to CA-EBS Initial training in a theoretical manner which is supplemented by demonstration and delegate participation.


Delegates must possess a valid BOSIET/FOET/HUET or T-BOSIET/T-FOET/T-HUET certificate prior to attending the OPITO Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) Initial Deployment Training programme.

Target Audience

The Target group is personnel that are issued with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) whilst travelling to work by helicopter and may be required to use a CA-EBS in the event of an emergency


An OPITO-approved Initial CA-EBS Deployment certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course.


No expiry

Maximum Delegates per course

16 Delegates


Held at Project Maritime & Survival Offshore Training, Saldanha Bay, South Africa.

Items to bring

  • Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, eg passport or identity document
  • Regonised in Date Medical Certificate
  • All delegates must bring swimwear and a towel.


Due to certain aspects of the course being physically demanding and potentially stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on the practical elements of the course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to commencing practical training


Course scheduled on request – please contact our business centre.

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