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Remote UKCS Corporate Manager (OPEP Level 2)

This BEIS-accredited remote training course aims to explain oil spill response and raise awareness of stakeholder engagement for those undertaking dialogue with responsepersonnel and external bodies such as BEIS/OPRED, MCA, SOSREP and other government agencies.

Preferred IT Platform: The Zoom software is preferred for remote training. However, if there are difficulties using or accessing this then other software options can be discussed.

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4.5 hours (4 hours training delivery + 0.5 hour for administration, assessment, etc)

Course details

Are you a corporate decision maker in your company and do you know your OCU from your OPEP? If not, then this course will give you the awareness that you need in that role for priority setting, reporting requirements and oil spill response activities. 

To allow for a positive learning experience for all delegates, our Remote UKCS Corporate Manager (OPEP Level 2) course is designed to be delivered over 4.5 hours. 


Is this course for me? 

This remote training course is essential for corporate decision makers working for a company operating in UKCS waters, providing you with the required UK training standard. The course is BEIS-accredited and is the minimum requirement for any person performing the role of: 

  • Operators Representative or Emergency Operations Manager within the SOSREP’s Operations Control Unit (OCU); 
  • Duty Manager, Emergency Room Manager and/or Incident Commander (within the Incident Command System); 
  • Corporate decision-makers dealing with priority setting and significant external liaison during a spill response; 
  • Personnel involved in the decision-making processes in a UKCS response or in liaison with the relevant government agencies. 


What will I learn? 

As an essential training course for operating in the UKCS, this course will provide you with knowledge and understanding in the following areas: 

  • The key legislation and agreements; 
  • Awareness of spill response issues specific to the UKCS, including statutory requirements and applicable spill response techniques; 
  • The oil spill response requirements placed upon an Operator; 
  • The role of, and interaction with, relevant government agencies during a spill response including the Secretary of State’s Representative (SOSREP); 
  • The importance of Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEPs); 
  • An oil spills behaviour within the marine environment and potential impacts. 


Course programme 

  • Legislation and agreements; 
  • Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEPs); 
  • Causes and fates of marine oil spills; 
  • Environmental and economic impacts; 
  • Response techniques, limitations and considerations; 
  • Termination of a spill response. 


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.

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