Our distance learning approach utilises modern technology to deliver an engaging and informative experience. Understand the behaviour of oil spills in the marine environment and the oil spill response requirements of the role, including priority setting, reporting requirements and interactions with relevant government agencies all while having the flexibility to study in your own environment.
Interactive Learning Platform
Join a virtual classroom where you can interact with instructors and fellow participants. Through discussions, multimedia presentations, and online activities, we simulate the face-to-face learning experience, ensuring you receive the same level of depth and engagement.
Flexible Learning Schedule
Take control of your learning schedule. Whether you're a busy professional or someone looking for flexibility, our distance learning program allows you to balance your training with other commitments.
Enrol now to enhance your proficiency in oil spill response and gain the essential certification that you require through our dynamic and flexible distance learning program.
This 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 (Secretary of State's Representative) 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 liaison with the relevant government agencies.
This course accreditation is valid for 3 years.
As an essential training course for operating in the UKCS, you will learn and experience the following:
- 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 and collaboration with relevant government agencies during a spill response, including the SOSREP
- The significance of Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEPs)
- The behaviour and potential impacts of an oil spill within the marine environment
- Response options and spill termination.
During this course, you will cover the following topics:
- 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.