HLSO training provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to work as a Helicopter Landing Site Officer.
About HLSO Training
HLSO training provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to work as a Helicopter Landing Site Officer. You will learn:
- Safety procedures when working in and around rotary wing aircraft
- The roles and responsibilities of a HLSO
- How to prepare and operate a variety of helicopter landing sites
- How to identify and manage risks at a helicopter landing site
- How to deal with helicopter emergencies and incidents
The course contains three competency standards and is conducted full-time over two days.
Two (2) Units of Competency, which offer a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment, and two (2) LifeFlight Training Modules which offer a Training Certificate.
- Prepare Helicopter Landing Site and Unprepared Helicopter Landing Site (LifeFlight Training Module)
Learn how to prepare and manage Unprepared, Prepared and Certified Helicopter Landing Sites.
- Respond to a Helicopter Landing Site Incident (LifeFlight Training Module)
Learn how to respond to aviation incidents including emergency landings, fire, evacuations, survivor assistance and post-incident procedures and briefings.
- AVIF0044 – Marshal aircraft
Learn how to marshal aircraft during start/shutdown phases, by day and night, and to direct aircraft movements as ground personnel using standard aircraft marshalling signals.
- PUAFIR209 – Work safely around aircraft
Learn how to work safely around incoming and departing aircraft, meeting the full range of workplace health and safety requirements.
Assessment for each standard consists of a written exam, practical observation throughout the course and evaluation during simulations. Results will be provided upon completion of the course and certificates issued within 30 days of achieving competency.