Activate Us

Our activation procedure including contact details and forms for activation, in addition to equipment stockpile and aviation status reports can be found here.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Please note that:

Response services are guaranteed ONLY for Members. Non-members are not guaranteed a response and will be required to sign a Non-member contract. Services and rates differ. Duty managers can be contacted for exercises.

Oil Spill Response Limited Oil Spill Response Limited

Course details

  • OSRL
  • IMS 200
Learning Type On Demand
Duration Self Paced - 1.5 hours
Price from £88 £93
View Sessions
Training Courses On Demand

IMS 200 Basic Incident Management System for Initial Response

  • OSRL
  • IMS 200

This online, self-paced course helps you build on your previous Incident Management System (IMS) training, aimed at expanding on the core principles and concepts for higher-level IMS training.

  • OSRL is a Nautical Institute accredited training provider

This course provides deeper awareness for any individual who would perform a support role during a response.

The course expands on the core IMS features, principles and organisational structure. It delves into command of a small incident, management by objectives and the flexibility of its structure as it expands and contracts for all different emergency types.


Completion of the IMS 100 is required as a prerequisite for this course and for continued IMS Training Courses. For extra resources during the course, please refer to our Incident Management Handbook.

Is This Course Right For Me?

If your role requires you to work within emergency management, response or planning, this course will give you the additional knowledge to prepare you to assume a supervisory role within an Incident Management System (IMS) framework. 

What Will I Learn On This Course?

This course will expand on the basics from your IMS 100 course, giving you an understanding of the leadership and management of the system by objectives.

At the end of this course, you will be aware of the functional areas and staffing positions within IMS, be introduced to the concept of briefings, and span of control, and be able to assume supervisory roles within an incident management team for simple incidents, whilst understanding the transfer of command.

Course Modules

This on-demand course can be taken at your own pace; the average time for completion of this course is approximately one and a half hours.

Course Modules: 

  1. Leadership and management
  2. Authority in IMS and management by objectives
  3. Organisation flexibility
  4. Functional areas and positions
  5. Briefings
  6. Transfer of Command
  7. Assessment
How Can I Access This Course?

Delivered through e-learning, you will have access to OSRL’s online Learning Management System (LMS). This innovative digital learning system allows you to conveniently manage your study time over single or multiple sessions. 

Course Reviews


Date Available Now
Location Online
Learning Type On Demand
Price £88 pp. £93 pp.

Can't find what you are looking for?

Can't see a date that works for you or your team or need to ask us a questions.