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Oil Spill Response Limited Oil Spill Response Limited

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Course Structure

  • Classroom60%
  • Presentations60%
  • Practical40%
  • Practical exercises20%
  • Table-top exercises20%

Develop both your tactical and strategic skills in spill response management, allowing you to make effective and efficient decisions to lead a tactical response team.  Our oil spill response training course especially for Turkey is presented in English with simultaneous Turkish translation.

On this course based around theoretical training, you’ll develop a fundamental understanding of the use of different response techniques and strategies, in addition to gaining an appreciation of all aspects of oil spill response. This course aims in placing theory into practice with shoreline and harbour exercises scheduled and is co-supported by MOST Environmental.

This is an IMO Level 2 standard course that is certified with an OSRL Certification of Completion. See our Standards page for more information.

This course is ideal for those who may perform a functional role within the tactical response teams, as well as those aiming for and at On-Scene Commander level.

  • On-Scene Commanders
  • All Incident Command Team members fulfilling operations, planning or logistics roles
  • Supervisors in charge of shoreline, offshore and aerial operations
  • Government Officials

This course provides Incident Management Team (IMT) members and Field Supervisors with the theory to effectively manage oil spill response operations, covering the roles and responsibilities for tactical management of response teams. 

 This course will give you the knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Overview of oil spill response  including the causes and fates of oil spills and environmental impacts
  • Spill assessment and quantification along with identifying the best response techniques and strategies
  • Importance of media relations during response operations
  • Spill termination and post-spill monitoring
  • Claims and compensations and liabilities that sit with responsible parties.

Day 1

  • Overview of Oil Spill Response
  • Causes, and fates of marine oil spills
  • Environmental and Economic Impacts
  • Local Equipment Review
  • Contingency Planning
  • Site Safety (Hazards to Responders)
  • Spill Management


Day 2

  • Containment and Protection
  • Recovery Devices
  • Introduction to Inland Spills
  • Table-top exercise
  • Spill Assessment and Tracking
  • Tracking and Quantification exercise
  • Dispersants
  • Case Study


Day 3

  • Table-top exercise
  • Shoreline Clean Up
  • Waste Management
  • Practical exercise


Day 4

  • Media Relations
  • Spill Termination
  • Liabilities, claims and compensation
  • Table-top exercise

View Turkish Translation

For a Turkish translation of the course content please click here.

Booking Options

On-Scene Commander - Turkey (IMO Level 2)
Book by 21 August 2019 and save 5%
Course code: OSMGRE03
November 2019
Location & Country
Member rateGBP 2060
Non-memberGBP 2421