Emergency Response

OIM Controlling Emergencies

Duration:  2 days, contact us for pricing

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


A Duty Holder declaration and supporting evidence from employer confirming the learner has achieved the performance criteria in Outcome 1 and asset information is to be provided as per the OPITO standard. 

It is the responsibility of the OIM learner’s company to supply or approve a Discipline Expert for the assessment process. Where the company will not be supplying a Discipline Expert, ASET must be informed 7 days prior to course commencement.

Delegates will also be required to supply a Government issued photographic ID starting the course. 

Key Learning Outcomes

Develop the required skills by providing a number of emergency situations where personnel must demonstrate their competence and ability to meet the internationally approved OPITO standards for Offshore Installation Managers and their nominated deputies in Controlling Emergencies.

Course Content

In order to be deemed competent to the OPITO Standard, delegates must demonstrate the following elements:

  • Maintain a State of Readiness completed in the workplace
  • Assess situation and take effective action
  • Maintain communications
  • Delegate authority to act
  • Manage individual and team performance
  • Deal with stress in self & others.


Delegates will be assessed against the set performance criteria under simulated conditions using a minimum of two and a maximum of three emergency scenarios based on the type of asset the candidate is normally required to fulfil the OIM role as agreed and confirmed by the Duty Holder.

Further Information

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 will be required to fill in a self-assessment medical form 1 week prior to attendance.

This course exclusively uses ASET’s state of the art, live and interactive onshore and offshore production operations computer based simulation software which simulates an Emergency Command Centre (ECC) environment. 

PPE Requirements

PPE not required.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Offshore Installation Managers (OIMs), deputy OIMs and emergency deputy OIMs who require OPITO Certification.


OPITO Certificate and Assessor report.

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