Course code
HLO Maritime
Validity certificate
2 years
Course duration
2 days
Course price (excl. VAT)
On request

Intended for

Persons designated to act as Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) on board a vessel.


Training delegates in theory and practice of the performance of all activities concerning helicopter operations.

Course content

  • Hazards of helicopter operations, dangerous areas, entry and escape routes.
  • Command and control the preparation of the helideck and associated (fire-fighting) equipment for landing and take-off of a helicopter.
  • Performance and registration of exercises regarding various emergency situations.
  • Radio procedures during arrival and departure and Processing documentation after landing concerning passengers and freight (including dangerous materials).
  • Leading and acting as controller for boarding and disembarking of persons and the loading and unloading of freight (including dangerous materials).
  • Leading and acting as controller for loading the helicopter and the collection of data for determination of the weight of the helicopter.
  • Leading and acting as controller during helicopter fuel loading operations, as well as keeping the relevant register and carrying out fuel quality checks.

Course details

Prerequisite training
No specific knowledge required.
Medical requirement(s)
No medical certificate required
Course language
Dutch and English
Maximum No. of participants
Additional information
Registration costs (excl. VAT)

Start dates

For course dates, please contact the DHTC booking office, Phone: +31 (0)223 - 62 50 70 or info@dhtc.nl