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Enhance your understanding of oil spill response requirements within the UKCS.
This BEIS-accredited training course is the level of training required for all Environmental Advisors within an Emergency Response Room during an oil spill incident.
Part 1 - Remote OPEP Level 3 Theory (this certificate endorsement will allow operators to meet the current regulatory requirement under Covid guidelines ).
Part 2 – Attended Table Top Exercise (full accreditation will be awarded on completion of an attended Table-top Exercise at a later date).
Is this course for me?
If you will be undertaking the role of an Environmental Advisor within an Emergency Response Room during an oil spill response, this course is essential and will enhance your understanding of oil spill response requirements within the UKCS.
What will I learn?
Over the three days of the OPEP Level 3 training course, through interactive participation you will receive a comprehensive overview of oil spill response from preparedness activities to applicable spill response techniques. This course outlines the statutory reporting requirements and which relevant UK government agencies you may require to have ongoing communications with.
The course also ensures you gain an understanding of the role of the Secretary of State’s Representative (SOSREP) and the functions of the Operations Control Unit (OCU) and how they could potentially interface with your company and other relevant government agencies.
This course will give you the knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Preferred IT Platform:
The Microsoft Teams training software is preferred, however, if it is not available to use please contact us to discuss other platforms.
“I really liked the use of Menti through the course as it ensured some good engagement and was nice prompts to ensure you were taking in the knowledge.”
“Very good and engaging facilitators. Open to questions and giving their personal experiences really adds to the learning.”
“Great facilitation despite the course being delivered virtually. The course was well delivered and the exercises/use of menti helped greatly in breaking up the 'listening time' and made the course quite interactive.”
“Very well done in the virtual environment we're living in.”
‘This course is accredited under the Nautical Institute Temporary Endorsement Scheme’
Poor internet quality will affect attendance on this course and could affect certification