Offshore Startup

If you are interested in a career within the offshore Oil & Gas Industry and have no formal qualifications, then please read the following requirements needed for a position as a Roustabout (an unskilled or casual labourer on an oil rig).


You do not need formal qualifications to work as a Roustabout however previous experience in areas such as shipbuilding, construction will be helpful:


  • Need to be over 18.
  • Offshore Medical Certificate.
  • Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST).
  • the Basic Offshore Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET).
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training certificate (HUET).

UK Additional Requirements:

  • Offshore Survival (OPITO approved).
  • Offshore Medical (UKOG/UKOOA).
  • MIST.

Preference is given to candidates that hold the following valid certificates:

  • Greenhand Training.
  • Banksman/Slinger Certificate.

Ideally you should also hold:

  • Helicopter Refuelling.
  • Heli-Deck Fire Team Member
  • Confined Space Training.
  • Hose Management.

To find out more information regarding the necessary courses, please visit: Survivex Ltd.

*Onix Recruitment AG provides this information for guideline purposes only, and we do not guarantee that you will obtain a position within the industry after the completion of these courses.

If you do choose to pursue these courses, then after successful completion please upload your CV with us and whenever a suitable vacancy arises we will inform you accordingly.*

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Onix Recruitment consists of a number of experienced consultants with a combined total of 25 years of recruiting experience within the following sectors: Construction, Finance, Information Technology, Oil & Gas, Power & Transmissions, Petrochemicals & Refinery, Manufacturing, Mining, Renewables, Trading. Onix Recruitment understands……

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