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Major Emergency Management Initial Response- Opito Approved

Duration 4 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £2,679.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
18 May - 21 May 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
22 Jun - 25 Jun 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
20 Jul - 23 Jul 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
17 Aug - 20 Aug 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
21 Sep - 24 Sep 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 5
19 Oct - 22 Oct 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
23 Nov - 26 Nov 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
14 Dec - 17 Dec 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £2,679.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 5

About this course

Practical Content 65% Theoretical Content 35%

Target Audience

Personnel who have an emergency response role or who are members of the emergency response team. This is an excellent course for company personnel identified as potential Supervisors or Managers who will become involved in the decision making process during emergencies.

Course Length (Days)


Course Aims

Major Emergencies Management Training will provide designated personnel with formal training in command, control, communications and stress related factors in the management of major emergencies.

Course Content

  • Reviewing, managing and assessing the information available in an emergency situation in a timely manner
  • Establishing priorities and taking effective action
  • Implementing predetermined emergency plans and procedures in the context of the current emergency
  • Efficient communication of information and instructions
  • Keeping appropriate agencies informed through the offsite ERT
  • Monitoring and controlling resources
  • Evaluation of progress and communication of changes in plans and priorities
  • Effective delegation of authority and managing individuals and teams
  • Recognising and dealing with stress in self and others.


Classroom and dynamic Control Room simulation using our Generic Offshore/ Onshore, Platform or Onshore facility model. Evaluation of delegates will be by continuous observation during a minimum of two command centre simulations per delegate, at least one of which must be as the Emergency Manager, each based around a major incident.

Following the training and evaluation the delegate will receive an OPITO Approved Major Emergency Management Certificate. They will also receive a written analysis of any gaps that exist in the delegate's current managerial knowledge and capabilities for commanding a major emergency. These gaps should be met by further training and workplace drills and exercises, at their company's discretion.


OPITO Certificate.

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • 5 years offshore or onshore experience in emergency management
  • Presentation skills
  • D32 or 'A' Unit (Workplace Assessor)
  • Facilitator with a minimum of 3 years experience and holder of D32 or 'A' Unit
  • D34 or V1 Internal Verifier will be available on site.

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event


Times of Training

08:30 to 16:30
Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates should be aware that there are elements within the course which could prove to be stressful in nature. It is the responsibility of both the sponsoring company and the delegate to highlight any concerns regarding delegate fitness to participate on this course. Delegates are required to supply a Government issued photo ID on starting the course


ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy, Aberdeen Altens Campus, Hareness Road, Aberdeen, AB12 3LE.

Price per Delegate

Clients are asked to note that this course descriptor is an example of the training and coaching we can provide. Due to the nature of this type of training this course can be customised to company/ platform requirements. Please contact us for further information.

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd


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