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Response services are guaranteed ONLY for Members. Non-members are not guaranteed a response and will be required to sign a Non-member contract. Services and rates differ. Duty managers can be contacted for exercises.
This ever-popular course provides the fundamental knowledge required for all Supervisors and On-Scene Commanders to conduct a successful response.
On this unique course of theoretical and practical training, you’ll develop a sound understanding of the use of different response techniques and gain an appreciation of all aspects of oil spill response.
This is an IMO Level 2 equivalent standard course certified by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency. See our Standards page for more information.
Is this course for me?
This course is perfect for those relatively inexperienced in oil spill response. It is suitable for those who will operate in tactical, site safety or environmental support positions within Incident Management Teams or Emergency Response Team. This course is ideal for On-Scene Commanders.
What will I learn?
The table-top and practical exercises within this course aim to equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a key member of an oil spill response team; one with practical spill equipment knowledge and handling experience.
This course will give you the knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
"Deployment exercise very enjoyable and good practical demonstration of use of spill response equipment."
"All facilitators were technically very good as subject experts. These came through from the way experiences were shared, how exercises were handled and clarity in their presentations."
"There was a variety of equipment - skimmer, booms – available and very valuable discussion on deployment. Good practical hands on experience."
OSRL is a Nautical Institute accredited training provider
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