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Course details

  • OSRL
Learning Type Distance Learning
Duration 4 Days
Price from $1760 $1936
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OSRL Masterclass

  • OSRL

Become involved in in-depth discussions on advanced technical topics not commonly covered in other certified courses with our OSRL Masterclass course.

  • OSRL is a Nautical Institute accredited training provider

This comprehensive course offers you an accreditation equivalent to IMO Level 3. It delves into advanced technical topics not commonly covered in other accredited courses. Among these topics are the Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA)/Spill Impact Mitigation Assessment (SIMA), Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT), and Oiled Wildlife Response (OWR).

The course integrates rich case studies into its modules, providing valuable insights and summaries from various incidents. One noteworthy highlight is the live reporting of the SCAT exercise on a remote platform, offering a unique and unmissable experience.


Is This Course Right For Me?

This Masterclass is designed for: 

  • Decision-making managers within the oil, gas, and shipping industries
  • Individuals performing the role of an Executive Commander, Incident Controller, or Incident Commander in an Emergency Response Team
  • Those belonging to regulatory or statutory bodies associated with emergency response
  • Senior officials from Government agencies involved with spill response (Environment, Coast Guard, Navy and Army)
  • An individual who does not need to be an oil spill technical expert but needs to appreciate a holistic view of oil spill response to:
    • Relate to their specific role in an IMT
    • Maintain organisation’s oil spill readiness
    • Assume a key role in formulating an Incident Action Plan (IAP) during an oil spill incident


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What Will I Learn On This Course?

This course will give you a holistic view of oil spill response. It will incorporate the industry's good practice guidance to help improve your organisation's oil spill preparedness and response capability.

Leaving no stone unturned, this course covers advanced technical topics such as NEBA/SIMA, SCAT, and OWR while accredited at IMO Level 3 equivalent. The exercises and simulations you'll experience in this course are carefully developed to assist you when decision-making in a real spill scenario.

Furthermore, several case studies are built into relevant course modules to highlight lessons learned from past incidents. This interactive course also includes discussion-based activities and exercises to deepen and enrich the knowledge-learning process.

Course Programme

During this course, you will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Oil Spill Response, including the fates and behaviours of marine oil spills considering Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA) / Spill Impact Mitigation Assessment (SIMA)
  • Assess the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of marine oil spills
  • Appreciate the hazards to responders and safety aspects when responding to varying oil spills
  • Understand the importance of contingency planning in both preparedness and response
  • Discover the response strategies and techniques available whilst justifying these response options, including the management of waste generated
  • Delve into the art of surveillance, modelling and visualisation of oil spills
  • Learn the fundamentals of Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT) and partake in a live (remote) SCAT exercise
  • Appreciate the important aspect of Oiled Wildlife Response (OWR)
  • Highlight the fundamentals of Incident Management System (IMS), scaling response efforts up and down, and termination of response
  • Acquire knowledge about the management of media during response operations
  • Discover the legislation surrounding claims and compensation concerning oil spill


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