Skills are the key to success, both now and in the future, both for Beerenberg and for the oil industry as a whole.
With a dedicated classroom and one of the best training rigs in the business, Beerenberg provides the perfect setting for an informative training course. Our premises right by Bergen Airport mean you can easily combine a training course with an offshore departure/arrival. Beerenberg Services AS is an NS 9600-3 certified training enterprise. All our courses meet and are conducted in accordance with NS 9600-2 classes A and B.
- NS 9600 approved rope access technique training
- Fall protection training (on request)
- Various rescue training courses for working at height
Class A is what we refer to as rope access techniques. Personnel carrying out rope access work in the oil and gas industry must be class A certified. Some onshore work is also carried out using rope access techniques.
Class B involves fewer and more basic methods and is used for simpler operations. In this class there are only two qualification levels: basic training and team leader.
In the past candidates with extensive climbing experience were able to apply directly for Level 3 / Model 2 (see table below). These candidates must now apply for Level 2 / Model 2. Applications for recognition of previous climbing experience should be submitted to Soft Sertifisering AS.
All applicants must produce a valid health certificate no older than two years. Each course also has various additional requirements: