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Major Emergency Management Initial Response Training

Duration 4 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £2,565.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
20 Jun - 23 Jun 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £2,565.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 5
18 Jul - 21 Jul 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £2,565.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
15 Aug - 18 Aug 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £2,565.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
19 Sep - 22 Sep 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £2,565.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 5
17 Oct - 20 Oct 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £2,565.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
21 Nov - 24 Nov 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £2,565.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
12 Dec - 15 Dec 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £2,565.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 5

About this course

Practical Content 65% Theoretical Content 35%

Target Audience

The Major Emergency Management Initial Response (MEMIR) training is directed towards individuals who are either designated as being in charge of, are members of, or provide support to an emergency management team in an emergency.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain the ability to review, manage and assess the information available in an emergency situation in a timely manner, establishing priorities and taking effective action.
  • Understanding on the implementation of predetermined emergency plans and procedures in the context of the current emergency.
  • Understand the importance of efficiently communicating information and instructions with all relevant agencies in accordance with guidance and legislation and evaluating progress including communication of changes.
  • Knowledge on how to monitor and control resources.
  • Develop the skill to recognise and deal with stress in themselves and others and effectively delegate authority and manage individuals and teams.

Course Content

  • Theory of Major Emergency Management
  • Emergency manager
  • Emergency command center facilities and management of information Maintaining a state of readiness by correct planning
  • Dealing with stress in self and others
  • Practical Elements of Major Emergency Management: Assessment of the situation
  • Effective action
  • Maintaining communications
  • Delegating Authority and management of team and self


This course exclusively uses ASET’s state of the art, live and interactive process operations computer based simulation software which simulates a Control Room environment. Evaluation of delegates will be by continuous observation during command centre simulations, at least two of which must be as the Emergency Manager, each based around a major incident.


OPITO Certificate. Delegates will also receive a written analysis of any gaps that exist in their 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.

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • 5 years offshore or onshore experience in emergency management
  • A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • OPITO Approved Assessor

Min/Max Delegates

3/6, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Notes to Customers

  • To set up a course specifically for your company’s requirements, or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.
  • 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 Course Directory
Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.

Robert Briant
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A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.

Ryan Fiske

Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.

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Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.

Darren Mcdonald
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Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).

Ken Nisbet
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Jamie Wilson
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Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.

Brendan Farren
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Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

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Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.

Mark Johnston

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John Weston
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Craig Mackay
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Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
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Piotr Kopec
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Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

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James Stewart
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Tony Coyle
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Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.

Stuart Mulpetre
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Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
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arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.

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