Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET)
December 11 | Register Now
Price: $500 for private one on one or alternate instruction dates
This 1-day Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) (non-STCW and non-OPITO) course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and maximize the chances of surviving an emergency at sea during travel over/on the water. The course includes both classroom lectures and in-water, hands-on training.
Instructional topics include: Philosophy of Survival, Crisis Management & Role of a Leader, Helicopter Safety Awareness, Helicopter Emergency (Ditching) Procedures, Underwater Egress Techniques, Aquatic Medical Management, USCG Lifesaving Equipment used during an abandonment including PFD, Immersion Suits, Emergency Distress Flares.
Trainees are requested to bring a towel, an additional set of clothes or a boiler suit for in-water training, and a positive attitude.
*Note: Maine Maritime HUET training utilizes an in-water training unit called a SWETS (shallow water egress training simulator seen in pictures) rather than a full-scale METS.