OPITO Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training

Training is intended to equip learners with required theoretical knowledge and practical skills in regards of possible H2S emergencies.

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Cost: USD 400
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Course Country: Ukraine

Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization

This course
is approved by OPITO.
Duration: 4 hours
Participants: 16 prs
Validity: 2 years
Language: Eng / Ukr

Ukraine contacts

Address: 23, Chornomorskogo Kozatstva
Odesa, Ukraine, 65003


The target group is personnel that are, or could be, working in an environment that could become contaminated by H2S gas.
The training covers the personal emergency response, characteristics of hydrogen sulphide gas and the potential physiological effects of exposure as well as the use of H2S detection equipment and "escape breathing apparatus" trainings.

Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training

Course Content
  • What is it H2S, how H2S is created/formed.
  • Areas where H2S is commonly found.
  • The properties and characteristics of H2S gas.
  • The physiological effects of H2S gas and the critical factors which determine the degree of harm to humans.
  • The occupational/workplace exposure limits (OEL/WEL) of H2S. Common definitions. Measurements.
  • The purpose and types of H2S detection equipment. Onsite & personal detection equipment. Pre-use checks & operation.
  • Alarm systems and actions to be taken in response to alarms.
  • The purpose and type of emergency breathing apparatus (EBA, SCBA).
  • Pressurised cascade air supply system. Connections / disconnections.
  • The role of ER teams in an H2S emergency.
  • H2S awareness quiz.
  • Practical exercises.
  • De-briefing.

The aims and objectives of the training are to ensure that the delegate gains the required knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of H2S, and appropriate emergency response actions to take should a H2S related incident arise.

Admission Requirements

There are no prerequisites required for Basic H2S Training.
The participant must possess a valid, current offshore medical certificate or possess an operator approved medical certificate or undergoes medical screening.

Reviews - OPITO Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training

Definitely recommend
Good facility, friendly and helpful staff.
The information provided on the course was brief, clear and easy to comprehend.
Special thanks to Instructor Cpt. Andriy and to Training Center staff who managed to arrange the course on short notice.
Review by Oleksandr (Posted on 6/18/2024)
A really well-prepared course according to OPITO Standard. Professional staff and the best service. Thanks. Review by Yurii (Posted on 10/24/2023)
Amazing as usual
The best training center for me. Сonvenient location, friendly staff and experienced instructors made this training center the perfect option for me to renew my H2S certificate. Review by Anton (Posted on 9/5/2023)
Beyond expectations
I received valuable information from very helpful and competent instructor Mr. Andriy. Great facility and lots of practice for my successful future. Review by Yuriy (Posted on 8/21/2023)
Highly recomended
I really enjoyed doing this course, it gave me a world of knowledge and it was a good learning experience! Review by Nikolay (Posted on 8/17/2023)
Great service and hotel in the same building.
One of the biggest training center in east Europe and Asia for Oil and Gas industry with OPITO and DNV-GL approvement. Review by Andriy (Posted on 1/25/2023)
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Want to know more about OPITO Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training

Get in touch with our bookings team on +38 (048) 729 91 21 or email the team at training@lerus-online.com

Navigating the OPITO Basic H2S Training Course

Lerus Training, operating across eight countries, offers the OPITO-approved Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) training, a vital course for personnel working in potential H2S environments. This comprehensive training program is designed to meet the needs of those in the oil and gas industry who may face exposure to H2S gas, a substance created by natural biological processes and human activity that poses a significant threat to people and assets due to its toxic and corrosive properties. The OPITO H2S training covers the emergency response competency requirements, providing detailed knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of H2S.

The course is essential for personnel who are or could be working in environments with the potential for exposure to H2S gas. It equips them with the skills necessary to stay and work safely offshore, focusing on emergency response practices and the correct donning and operating of escape breathing apparatus (EBA). Upon successful completion of the training, delegates will have gained the required knowledge and understanding to effectively respond to H2S-related incidents. The OPITO Basic H2S training standard covers all aspects of emergency response, ensuring that personnel are prepared to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in real-world scenarios. This training is valid for 2 years, affirming the delegate's ability to handle H2S emergencies in line with the highest safety standards set by OPITO.

Frequently asked questions - OPITO Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training

What is H2S Opito training?

OPITO H2S training pertains to a safety training standard set by OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization) regarding the dangers of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas, especially in the oil and gas industry. Hydrogen sulfide is a toxic gas that can be encountered in oil and gas exploration, drilling, and production. Given its hazardous nature, understanding how to work safely in environments where H2S might be present is vital.

After completing the course with Lerus, will participants receive an official certification?

Yes, upon successful completion of the course, participants will be granted an official certification, verifying their proficiency and understanding of Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) safety measures and protocols.

What is the main focus of the "Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training" offered by Lerus?

The "Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training" is designed to equip participants with essential knowledge and skills to work safely in environments where there is a potential H2S release. The course covers the characteristics of H2S, its sources, effects, and the necessary precautions to ensure safety. It also includes practical sessions on using breathing apparatus and gas detection equipment.

Who should attend the "Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training"?

This training is crucial for individuals who work in oil and gas operations, especially in areas where there is a potential release of H2S. It's tailored for both onshore and offshore workers, ensuring they are well-prepared to handle H2S-related situations and prioritize safety.

Why choose Lerus for "Basic Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Training"?

Lerus is a globally recognized training provider known for its commitment to maintaining high standards of quality. By choosing Lerus, participants are assured of receiving training that adheres to international best practices, delivered by experienced instructors using advanced training methodologies. Our global presence ensures consistent quality across all our training centers, making Lerus a trusted name in the industry.
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