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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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MCA Training Courses

MCA Certification

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) developed the UK training standards in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC). As certain IMO Level Training Courses are compatible with UK standards, OSRL also demonstrates accreditation to IMO equivalent levels. 

As the first oil spill training organisation to receive accreditation from the UK Nautical Institute (NI), OSRL is accredited to deliver the full range of UK oil spill response training courses on behalf of the MCA. 

MCA levels of training courses include:

  • MCA 2/2P - Oil Spill Operator - First Responder
  • MCA 3/3P - Shoreline Site Supervisor
  • MCA 4/4P - Oil Spill Clearance - On-Scene Commander
  • MCA 5/5P - Oil Spill Response Management 
  • MCA 3/3P - 5/5P Refresher - MCA Refresher (UK specific MCA recertification) / Oil Spill Response Refresher (includes IMO & MCA recertification)

MCA course benefits

  • Standards

    The MCA’s Standards are adapted from the IMO Model Training Courses and tailored to meet the UK’s needs.

  • Success

    Essential training will enable supervisors to engage in shoreline, port or harbour-based spills successfully.

  • Structure

    Our MCA courses focus on themes of safety and sustainability, growth and innovation.

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.


MCA Courses

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


MCA Refresher

This course provides you with revalidation of your MCA Levels 3/3P - 5/5P certifications, covering the technical UK regulatory aspects of oil spill response.

Face To Face

  • MCA Refresher
Duration 1 Day
Next Date Run on Request
Price From £491 £572 £572

Distance Learning

  • MCA Refresher
Duration 2 Half Days
Next Date
Price From £484 £557 £557

Customised Training Courses

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OSRL customised training

Course Calendar

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