Emergency Response

Introduction to CRO Emergency Response Role and Responsibilities: SCQF Level 6

Duration:  2 days
Per Delegate:  £2,100.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the correct initial communications to make at the outset of an emergency.
  • Understanding of the roles of offshore emergency personnel.
  • Understand the correct actions to take during an emergency.
  • Know how to identify emergency situations.
  • Understand the need for awareness of personnel safety during emergencies.
  • Recognise the environmental factors that affect emergency situations.

Course Content

The training commences with an introduction to the role of the CRO in interpreting control systems from within a centralised control room environment to identify developing critical and emergency situations. This moves on to training in the management of emergency situations in the control room including a theory assessment and covering the below:

  • Process operating procedures
  • Fire and gas detection systems
  • Alarm management and interpretation
  • Checklists and incident logging
  • Emergency shutdown & blow-down systems
  • Emergency response roles and responsibilities
  • Stress management


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper and emergency response simulated scenarios to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes listed above.

PPE Requirements

PPE not required.

Further Information

This course exclusively uses ASET’s state of the art, live and interactive onshore and offshore production operations computer based simulation software which simulates a Control Room environment.

Target Audience
Target Audience

This course is aimed at new or potential Control Room Operators (CROs).


SCQF Credit Rated Certificate and Employer Feedback Report.

Recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individuals Continued Professional Development (CPD). This course equates to 1 SCQF credit point. 

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