T-BOSIET Training Explained. Where to Attend and How Much is it.

Everything you need to know about T-BOSIET, where to attend and how much is it.


8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

The acronym T-BOSIET stands for Tropical Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training. The addition “tropical” is what sets this certificate apart from the regular BOSIET. Working in the tropics brings specific challenges when it comes to risk assessment and handling. This course equips personnel to handle risk in tropical regions of the world.

Frequently Asked Questions about T-BOSIET

Who should take a T-BOSIET?

Like the regular BOSIET certificate, this course is for people new to the offshores workplace, for people returning, or who have not taken the refresher course within four years.


What to expect from the T-BOSIET training?
In this training, delegates will go through 4 modules:



No pre-requisites.

However, the delegates must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.

Therefore OPITO-approved training centres are required, as a minimum, to ensure that prior to participating in practical exercises the delegate either:

  • Possess a valid, current offshore medical certificate or
  • Possess an operator approved medical certificate, or
  • Undergoes medical screening by completing an appropriate medical screening form provided by the OPITO-approved centre (a list of medical conditions which could be included in a medical screening form is available from OPITO).


3 days


Certificate Validity:
4 years


Where to attend T-BOSIET?:

MSTS Asia has five (5) training centres in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.


  • Southern region of Malaysia
    MSTS Pasir Gudang Training Centre
    Oasis Complex, Johor Port,
    81700 Pasir Gudang,
    Johor, Malaysia
    Tel: +607 252 2108
    Email: bookings@msts-my.org


  • Central Region or East Coast Malaysia:
    MSTS Cherating Training Centre
    Lot 2014, Mukim Sungai Karang,
    Cherating, 26100 Kuantan,
    Pahang, Malaysia
    Tel: +609 581 9049
    Email: bookings@msts-my.org


  • Sabah and Sarawak :
    MSTS Miri Training Centre
    Lot 960, Jalan Cattleya 3,
    Piasau Industrial Estate,
    98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
    Tel: +608 5415 815
    Email: bookings@msts-my.org


  • Singapore :
    MSTS Singapore Training Centre
    67, Tuas South Avenue 1,
    Seatown Industrial Centre,
    637579 Singapore
    Tel: +65 6515 8193
    Email: bookings@msts-my.org


  • Thailand:
    RelyOn Nutec Thailand
    919 Moo 2, Tamboon Taibaan,
    Amphur Muang Samutprakarn,
    Samutprakarn Province,
    10280, Thailand
    Tel: +66 2 703 9773
    Email: bookings@th.relyonnutec.com


Not sure where to go?
Get recommendation by contacting MSTS Head Office:
Tel: +606 292 2069
Email: bookings@msts-my.org

Speak to MSTS consultants to get the training available dates, medical check-up, and accommodation near to the training centre.


Course variations

  2. T-BOSIET with Emergency Breathing System (EBS)
  3. T-BOSIET including Travel Safely by Boat
  4. T-BOSIET with Emergency Breathing System (EBS) and Travel Safely by Boat
  5. T-BOSIET with CA-EBS (CAEBS will be mandatory beginning July 2022 in Malaysia)


When is the T-BOSIET class available at MSTS Asia?

T-BOSIET is available every week at MSTS Malaysia and Singapore. There are two sessions every week:

  • Monday - Wednesday
  • Wednesday - Friday


Subject to seat availability. Public holiday surcharge is applicable for training session fall on public holidays.


My validity of T-BOSIET is expiry soon! What to do?
If your certificate validity is going to expire, you should take refresher course or called as Tropical Further Offshore Emergency Training (T-FOET) to extend the validity. The duration for T-FOET is only 1-day.

However, should the certificate expired, you will need to retake T-BOSIET, the 3-days course.


What is the difference between T-BOSIET and BOSIET?
T-BOSIET is for warm waters / tropical countries whilst BOSIET covers the validity for both warm and cold waters.

But, if you only working in tropical region, then T-BOSIET will be sufficient for you.


If I have BOSIET certificate, could I take T-FOET?
Yes, sure. And vice versa. If you have T-BOSIET, you may take FOET certification too.

Download OPITO Standards for T-BOSIET here.


Is it compulsory to take CAEBS with T-BOSIET?

Depending on the country’s regulation, CAEBS may or may not be compulsory. If you are working in Malaysian water, CAEBS will be mandatory beginning July 2022.


More questions?
Call +606 292 2069

MSTS Asia is the leading safety provider in Asia Region and the first centre to be approved by OPITO with almost 20 years of experience in the industry.