Offshore Africa Training Centre is the leading South African training centre with OPITO approval, specialising in Rigging and Lifting operations, BanksMan & Slinger and Offshore Survival courses. We offer a range of OPITO courses that cater to both new entrants and experienced professionals in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry. Our training centre is located in Cape Town, South Africa, close to Cape Town International airport which provides a wide range of accommodation options.

Our experienced instructors, with recognised OPITO assessor qualifications, offer first-hand knowledge that enhances the overall training experience. As new drill ships and FPSOs are arriving, demanding internationally approved safety standards, we provide the necessary training for employees to work in compliance with safety regulations.

We offer a wide range of OPITO courses:

 -Rigger Initial Training

– Rigger Assessment / Re-Assessment

– BanksMan & Slinger Initial Training

– BanksMan Assessment / Re-Assessment



– Shallow Water CA EBS

– Travel Safely by Boat / Further

– LOLER CP Assessment / Re-Assessment

We also offer a Combined Stage 1 Rigger and Banksman/Slinger Training course that enables delegates to complete both courses in just 5 days, reducing the total course duration by a day. Upon successful completion, delegates will receive two certificates. Our courses are designed to equip delegates with the necessary skills and competencies required for offshore operations in a safe and compliant manner.

ECR – EC Rescources

Here at ECR Ltd we provide practical emergency response management by offering competence-led consultancy, training and exercise solutions.

With high levels experience in Oil and Gas, Maritime, Petrochemical and Mining our team can bring proven methods and simplicity for follow systems from lessons learnt and best practice from various industries.

Common understanding is key to successfully emergency management and response, which is fundamental to EC Resources approach to our clients needs with regards to the systems we set up, the training we supply at all levels and materials we develop.

Our approach at ECR is to provide companies and organisations with a quality service to all three levels of emergency response; Operational, Tactical and Strategic.

Our team comes from a wide range of different disciplines including UK fire service, Coastguard, Oil & Gas, Navy and Police backgrounds which have been working in oil and gas and mining emergency response for many years.


Rigworld Services is an upstream Oil and Gas Service Company, whose vision is to become a leading service provider with an impeccable record of excellence and efficiency in oil and gas service delivery to all our clients in Ghana and West Africa.

Our goal is to provide offshore, onshore and near shore oil and gas services to E&P, drilling contractors and production companies in Ghana and West Africa. Through teamwork, every level of our operations and activities yields results. We are an intermediary member of Trace which signifies the company’s commitment to transparency in International Commercial transactions.

We have become a household name in Ghana and are currently registered with the Petroleum Commission who is now the regulator.

Rigworld has diversified to capture a wider range of services amidst the formation of several Joint Ventures with foreign companies operating in Ghana. Steadily, our global presence is becoming very imminent.

VMT – Virtual Marine Technology

Located in Newfoundland and Labrador Canada, Virtual Marine specializes in the development of state-of-the-art maritime safety training simulators. Virtual Marine’s safety training simulators offer skill enhancing, hands on, realistic, risk free training. The ability to frequently practice in realistic scenarios using simulation technology is proven to increase the confidence and competence of seafarers. We incorporate science into advanced training systems to produce unique and memorable learning experiences. Being the first company to bring lifeboat simulation to the offshore oil and gas industry comes with a responsibility that we wear with pride.

We deliver high fidelity simulation and training solutions improving the safety of personnel and assets; changing the face of maritime safety.

We have helped regulatory bodies and flag states globally to implement and embrace the shift toward simulation that major Oil and Gas companies are requesting.

GCSG – Global Corrosion Solutions Group

GCSG Training provide a range of training courses for clients in a variety of sectors including oil and gas, nuclear, construction and engineering, in the UK and across the globe.

Through these courses, GCSG Training aim to help their clients by creating a skilled and competent workforce via training and education, along with improving the current workforce by way of assessment and competence development plans.

In doing so, GCSG Training ensure their clients are achieving the highest possible standards whilst executing work processes in the safest, most cost effective and efficient way possible.

With a dedicated team of industry experts, GCSG can offer the world’s highest level of accreditations or a unique, bespoke way of learning for each independent job scope