- Group Tasks25%
- Hands-on exercises25%
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.
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:
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