RVK Basic Course focusing on AoC

About the course

The course provides a general and relatively comprehensive introduction to the regulations, and how these should be understood and applied.

In addition, the course provides a good understanding of responsibilities, roles and employee participation in the practice of the AoC system (Acknowledgement of Compliance).


  • Contractors
  • Acknowledgement of Compliance, Section 17 of the Framework Regulations, suited for both operating personnel on mobile installations and personnel in the operating companies who participate in AoC applications.


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
Session 4: The Management Regulations

Day 2: 09:00 – 16:00

Session 5: Working environment and health
Session 6: AoC in practice
Session 7: Competence and operational requirements
Session 8: 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

Ingrid Engelsen
BI Norwegian Business School
Tel: +47 98251716
E-mail: ingrid.engelsen@bi.no

Visiting Address:
BI - campus Stavanger
Hesbygata 5
4014 Stavanger

Practical information

Registration 28 - 29 May 2018