This practical training is designed for individuals who will be involved in the spill response operations and are interested in gaining a general awareness on the appropriate use of equipment or focusing on specific practical sessions based on their expertise.

Learning Objectives

  • Comprehend the basic functions of oil spill response equipment
  • Understand limitations and challenges of the techniques
  • Ensure the proper of the restoration of the equipment
  • Determine the principles for the safe execution of the operations


  • Demonstration of oil spill response equipment
  • Functions and use of booms
  • Functions and use of skimmers
  • Functions and use of dispersants
  • Deployment of shoreline clean up means
  • Health and safety principles
  • Practical exercises
  • Cleaning, maintenance and storage principles

Special Programs

Fully Adjustable

This content outline is indicative only and might be tailored to the needs of the participants group and level of experience.

The standard length of the course is 4h.

Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended for the delegates to have undergone an introductory course or have prior experience in oil spill response.

Delegates will receive certificate of completion under ISO standards for the training services.