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

IMO Equivalent Training Course

IMO Equivalent Certification

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has developed a range of Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC) training course models to address aspects of oil spill planning, response and management. These are known as the OPRC Model Courses. Through our accreditation from the UK Nautical Institute (NI), we can deliver IMO-recognised (equivalent) OPRC Model Training Courses to UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) standards. The certification for IMO Level courses is MCA or OSRL Certification of Completion.

IMO Level equivalent training courses include:

  • IMO Level 1 - Shoreline Site Supervisor
  • IMO Level 2 - On-Scene Commander Oil Spill Clearance
  • IMO Level 3 - Oil Spill Response Management
  • IMO Level 1-3 Refresher

IMO Course Benefits

  • Standards

    OSRL has extensive experience in working with the Internation Maritime Organization (IMO) to deliver IMO Model Training Courses worldwide.

  • Success

    Vital training for the complete spectrum of response personnel, from operational staff, through to Supervisors, On-Scene Commanders and Senior Managers in oil spill response.

  • Structure

    Our IMO Level equivalent courses detail every aspect of oil spill response, from oil behaviours and environmental considerations to the practical elements of cleaning up an oil spill and the management of the incident in its entirety.

Why Choose OSRL?

  • Early Bird Discount - Save 10%

    Book a course more than 3 months in advance and save 10% for each person booked on the course.

  • Highest Training Standards

    OSRL is a Nautical Institute accredited training provider to the Oil, Gas and Shipping Industries providing courses to national and international globally recognised training standards such as IMO, MCA (UK) and BEIS (UK).

  • Knowledgeable Trainers

    OSRL's trainers bring together technical proficiency, industry know-how, and a comprehension of regulatory mandates in the Oil, Gas, and Shipping Industries. Our training programs are designed to prioritise the safety, efficiency, and robustness of operations.


IMO Equivalent Courses

Find the list below of all our current IMO equivalent courses certified at MCA Level 3/3P (IMO 1), 4/4P (IMO 2), 5/5P (IMO 3). If you can't see what you're looking for, please get in touch


Oil Spill Response Refresher (IMO Level 1-3 Equivalent)

This course provides you with revalidation of the IMO Levels 1- 3 equivalent, covering the technical and regulatory aspects of oil spill response.

Face To Face

  • IMO Refresher Equivalent
Duration 1 Day
Next Date
Price From £485.10 £566.10 £566.10

Distance Learning

  • OPRC IMO Equivalent Refresher
Duration 2 Half Days
Next Date
Price From £484 £557 £557

Customised Training Courses

Unlock the full potential of your organisation with OSRL's tailored training solutions.

OSRL customised training

Course Calendar

Download the course calendar to keep up-to-date with when and where our courses are being held throughout the year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to our most frequently asked questions, including booking and online payments for Training Courses, Membership and MyOSRL accounts.

View all courses

Explore the complete published course program and timetable. Register now to secure your spot.