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.
Refresh knowledge on the statutory UK reporting requirements, understanding which relevant UK government agencies to liaise with and roles of differing functions.
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.
Delve into the use of different response techniques, media management, waste management, spill termination and demobilisation of resources.