RVK Basic Course - General Offshore


  • Management
  • HSE authority
  • Safety delegates
  • Government contacts
  • Operating companies
  • Engineering companies
  • Operations personnel on both permanent and mobile facilities
  • Contractor companies


Day 1: 09:00 – 16:00

Introduction to the RVK programme
Session 1: Regulations - historical development and background
Session 2: Structures and roles
Session 3: The Framework Regulations

Day 2: 09:00 – 16:00

Session 4: The Management Regulations
Session 5: Working environment and health
Session 6: Facilities, competence, operational requirements, and maintenance
Session 7: Emergency preparedness and the external environment


  • Brief historical overview of events and milestones that have led to the development of a comprehensive and coordinated set of rules and regulations for the petroleum industry.
  • An overview of structures and contents and the differences between regulations and guidelines.
  • Roles and responsibilities (including: the obligated party, the duty to ensure compliance and employee participation)
  • HSE-related management, risk and risk reduction (the management loop, change processes, HSE culture, etc.)
  • Different types of regulatory requirements (common requirements, multidisciplinary and supplementary requirements, functional requirements and detailed requirements) and fulfilment of these


Regulations, with guidelines, applicable in petroleum activities offshore:

Contact us

BI Norwegian Business school
E-mail: info@bi.no

RVK Contact:
Ingrid Engelsen
BI Norwegian Business School
Tel: +47 98251716
E-mail: rvk@bi.no

Visiting Address:
BI - campus Stavanger
Byfjordparken 17
4007 Stavanger


The registration is closed

Practical information


25-26 March 2021

Course fees:
Grunnkurs/Basic course (all) – 2 days NOK 6.500.
Course price include course compendium and lunch/coffee/tea/fruit.
Note! Participants must bring along own pc or tablet computer for access to PSA regulations online.

If you have taken RVK Basic Course earlier, you can attend only day 2 - NOK 3.300. Contact us for information.