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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.

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Training Courses

UKCS Responder Refresher (OPEP Levels 3 & 4)

  • OPEP Refresher

This course provides you with a revalidation of the OPEP Level 3 and OPEP Level 4 certifications.

  • OSRL is a Nautical Institute accredited training provider

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UKCS Responder Refresher revalidates OPEP Levels 3 and 4

Using a realistic scenario covering all aspects of a spill response, you will apply your knowledge and refresh your ability to develop a spill response strategy and communicate with relevant government agencies. 

If you have a valid OPEP Level 3 or OPEP Level 4 certificate that is soon to expire, this course will revalidate your certification for a further 3 years (36 months from the date of the refresher course), refreshing your knowledge of the spill response requirements within the UKCS.

Course Summary

  • Roles and Reporting

    Refresh knowledge on the statutory UK reporting requirements, understanding which relevant UK government agencies to liaise with and roles of differing functions.

  • Oil Spill Response Overview

    Gain an understanding of the causes and fates of oil, surveillance and subsequent quantification of oil spills, modelling and tracking of oil. Determine the relevant spill response techniques to form a full spill response strategy.

  • Response In Action

    Delve into the use of different response techniques, media management, waste management, spill termination and demobilisation of resources.

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Develop your oil spill response skills and knowledge with our extensive range of interactive courses delivered by our experts.