OWO (Offshore Weather Observer)

Course Overview

Course Duration: 18 Hours or at your own pace

Course Price: R 10350

The aim of this course is to equip the Offshore Weather Observer (OWO) with the knowledge to understand the significant impact weather has on helicopter performance and offshore safety.

The course is delivered in a blended-format and includes an online (self-paced) theoretical component and instructor-led sessions. This will be delivered over a 3-week period and the trainee will have to successfully complete all the assessments presented throughout the course.

The course also has a tailored practical section that will outline the impact certain environmental and operational factors have on helicopter performance.  It will also highlight some of the benefits of the new Helideck Monitoring System (HMS) and how to effectively use the system to enhance safety.

On successful completion of the course the trainee will be issued with an Offshore Weather Observer (OWO) Certificate.

Target Learners

This course is applicable to:

  • Offshore Weather Observers
  • Helideck Dispatchers 
  • Helideck Ground Crew
Delivery Methods

Blended Learning:

Instructor Led Classroom Training
Online – cranfieldonline.co.za

Booking Inquiry

Thank you for choosing Cranfield Aviation for your aviation training needs. To complete your course booking, please fill out the form provided with your preferred date. Once submitted, our team will reach out to you to confirm your booking for the closest available date and provide further information. We look forward to welcoming you to Cranfield.

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Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative.

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Accreditations

SACAA, CAAB (Botswana), Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia.

Address

90 Fourth Road
Chartwell, Fourways
Johannesburg, South Africa

GET IN TOUCH

Contact us with any enquiry you may have. For your convenience you can send an online enquiry, email or phone us.

Learn Online

Cranfield also offers a range of online e-learning courses. Click here to access our online aviation training courses.

View Here

Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative. 

Read Full Policy Here

Accreditations

SACAA Approval, CAAB (Botswana) Approval, Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe Approval, Angolan Approval, Zambian Approval.

Address

90 Fourth Road
Chartwell, Fourways
Johannesburg, South Africa

GET IN TOUCH

Contact us with any enquiry you may have. For your convenience you can send an online enquiry, email or phone us.

Learn Online

Cranfield also offers a range of online e-learning courses. Click here to access our online aviation training courses.

View Here

Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative. The use of cell phones during training is frowned upon (discouraged).  If you are ‘on call’,  please put your phone on ‘silent’ on your desk and leave the room to take the call.  Courses held at Cranfield are all interactive and your instructor will encourage participation, where appropriate. We provide a light lunch between courses which is included in the price, is not compulsory and you are welcome to bring your own if you have dietary challenges (preferences). We have delegates from all over our continent with different beliefs, dress codes, and everyone is very welcome.

Accreditations

SACAA Approval, CAAB (Botswana) Approval, Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe Approval, Angolan Approval, Zambian Approval.