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Training

Course Structure

  • Classroom75%
  • Presentations50%
  • Group Tasks25%
  • Practical25%
  • Hands-on exercises25%

Become an effective member of the Onshore Emergency Management Team when responding to an Offshore or Coastal Pollution Incident in the UKCS.

This four day UKCS specific course will give you the knowledge and understanding to be a member of the Onshore Emergency Management Team in response to an Offshore or Coastal Pollution Incident. This course will enhance your understanding of oil spill response requirements within the UKCS with a comprehensive overview of oil spill response, including statutory notifications, communications with BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), MCA (Maritime & Coastguard Agency) and the SOSREP (Secretary of State's Representative), which will enable you to formulate an effective response strategy.

Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEP) state that a company must have access to a person competent to IMO Level 2 equivalent (OPEP Level 4) at all times to advise on response strategies. This course is the required level of training required to fulfil the BEIS directive.

 

  • UK Onshore Emergency Responders from the UK offshore industry seeking IMO Level 2 equivalent (or previously DECC Level 4)
  • UK On-Scene Commanders
  • Managers/Supervisors from UK oil handling facilities, UK terminals and UK refineries
  • UK-based Incident Command Support and Emergency Response Team members providing practical, safety or environmental support

The course builds awareness of the complexities of strategic and tactical decision making and provides an understanding of oil spill response in the UKCS. You will learn how to complete a full assessment of an oil spill, the initial response activities and how to identify response priorities and limitations.

 

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

  • UKCS Legislation and Conventions regarding pollution incidents
  • Roles and responsibilities of major stakeholders
  • The use of Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEPs)
  • Strategic response in the UKCS
  • Offshore and table-top exercise
  • This course is an equivalent IMO Level 2 certified course

Day 1

  • Legislation
  • Fates & effects of oil
  • Environmental sensitivities
  • OSRL site tour
  • Contingency planning
  • Surveillance, modelling & visualisation
  • Dispersants

 

Day 2

  • Hazards to responders
  • Offshore response
  • UK agencies
  • Offshore deployment practical exercise

 

Day 3

  • Shoreline response
  • Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA)
  • Inland response
  • Shoreline deployment practical exercise

 

Day 4

  • Waste management
  • Managing the media
  • Spill termination
  • Table-top exercise

Here's what you've been saying about this course:

"The course structure mixes learning activities well to get good engagement and therefore retention."

 

"Very enjoyable yet educational. Practical experience is extremely valuable."

 

"Great course - learnt a lot - sufficient detail where necessary. Concise, well structured and to the point. Good addition of examples & case studies from experience."

 

See what our customers are saying about us...

"Response Consultants only use OSRL to deliver oil spill training courses to their Consultants. OSRL has a wealth of knowledge and experience, as well as friendly and approachable trainers. Their understanding of legislation and response activities in the oil and gas industry is second to none, and their reputation is known globally. 

When we need our staff to be the best, we only ask the best to provide the training!"

Claire Forbes MA, LLB
Managing Consultant, Response Consultants UK Limited

Booking Options

UKCS Response and Control (OPEP 4)
OPEP4
1
Course code: UKRC21
15-18
July 2019
Location & Country
SouthamptonUnited Kingdom
Member rateGBP 1530
Non-memberGBP 1777