OPITO Standards

OPITO is the custodian of industry standards in emergency response and industry training and competence. The development of these standards, based on industry demand, gives individual groups exactly what they need, resulting in leading-edge documents that are recognised worldwide.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF STANDARDS?

There are currently two types of standards at OPITO, please click on the links below to take you to the correct section:


WHAT ARE OPITO STANDARDS?

The OPITO standards are a set of training and/or competence standards, produced and agreed by the offshore oil and gas industry covering a variety of offshore emergency response duties and occupational roles.


WHAT IS OPITO’S ROLE?

  • Setting up a workgroup – to decide the exact content of a standard, its purpose, learning outcomes, facilities requirements, staffing levels and equipment
  • Drafting the standard – which undergoes extensive consultation to ensure it meets the agreed requirements of the industry
  • Being custodian of the standard - training providers are invited to apply for approval to deliver the standards
  • Providing regular reviews – to make sure the contents are comprehensive and applicable