Training Center - KURSO

Offshore / onshore / marine

platform at sea

Onshore and offshore training

The KURSO training centre has a wide range of courses, including onshore and offshore courses. All training courses at our centre are conducted in accordance with the qualification requirements of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). 

Training programme

The curriculum is divided into theoretical and practical parts. Classes at our centre are taught by experienced experts and qualified lecturers. The curriculum is delivered in accordance with current ISO standards and principles.  

The theoretical part includes, among other things: 

  • basic health and safety principles,  
  • Familiarisation with the applicable legislation,  
  • hazard analysis and contingency plan, 
  • post-accident analysis, 
  • familiarise yourself with the procedure before entering the helicopter. 

The practical part involves, among other things: 

  • oil and gas production,  
  • the search for raw materials on the seabed,  
  • safe travel by helicopter and the use of an emergency exit, 
  • handling raw materials on the seabed,  
  • reporting of an alarm in an emergency situation,  
  • locating the fire and using firefighting equipment,  
  • providing first aid,  
  • the use of appropriate machinery and tools when carrying out tasks. 

Banksman and slinger course  

mountaineering worker

During the training, participants will be provided with the necessary information and practical skills in load handling, suspension and safety maintenance to be followed when using equipment on land as well as at sea. The requirements and competencies are in accordance with ISO 23853:2018. The most commonly used cranes include: deck cranes, mobile cranes, HDS cranes, rail cranes and tower cranes.  

Telescopic loaders 

These are very versatile machines that mining companies, among others, are equipped with. Thanks to interchangeable accessories, we can completely change their function and purpose. We can easily turn the loader into a lift or even a working platform - it is used in many working areas. By attending training in accordance with ISO 26676, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to work with this equipment. A positive test result gives you the authority to operate the machine.  

Painter-sandblaster on offshore platforms 

During the course you will learn safe techniques for sandblasting, shotblasting and painting metal surfaces. You will gain knowledge of, among other things, corrosion control, maintenance, which is used in the marine and land-based industries. After completing the course, you will easily perform a corrosion inspection using the appropriate equipment. Upon completion of the course, you will obtain a certificate of compliance developed by the Norwegian oil industry NORSOK M-501 for petrochemical companies.  

Mountaineering in offshore and onshore work 

man climbing a ladder

We organise courses on working at height with rope and construction access. During the class you will learn knot tying techniques and how to use them safely. The training prepares you to work at height and protect yourself and the environment around you. After completing the courses, you will be able to navigate ropes and scaffolding with ease. The curriculum is aligned to the current BS 8454 standard.  

GWO training from 2023 

For 2023, we plan to deliver training to the GWO 4 module standard. This will be a new land-based course consisting of modules for technicians working on land-based turbines. The delivery of the training consisting of four modules is: 

  • first aid - FA,  
  • manual transport work - MH,  
  • working at height - WAH,  
  • firefighting - FAW.  

Training venues 

Lectures can take place online or anywhere in the country. We can also travel to the client's address.  

Purpose of the course 

The course is designed for people who want to start their own career path, including in the offshore oil and gas industry, and for those who already work on the water and want to improve their qualifications and skills, including in the onshore industry. 


A MEWP ISO 18878 certificate is required to start work on a drilling or production platform in the Norwegian Sea. The document is valid in Poland and within the European Union. To work at heights above 2 metres, the certificate mentioned above is required. Upon completion of the course, the person acquiring the certificate receives a permit to work at sea and on land, which is valid for 4 years. The certificate is approved by the international organisation OPITO.  

Main requirements for trainees:

  • at least 18 years of age,  
  • at least primary education,  
  • no medical contraindications.  

Questions and answers

What certification is needed to work on an oil rig in the Norwegian Sea?

MEWP ISO 18878 certification is required to work on drilling or production platforms in the Norwegian Sea.  

What climbing courses are on offer?

Our centre offers climbing courses with rope and building access.  

Do you train telescopic handlers?

Yes, we offer training for operators of special forklifts, such as telehandlers.

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