OPITO Further Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader (FOERTL)

The main aim of this further programme is to allow Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader delegates to practice and be assessed on live fire exercises which they would not be able to conduct in the workplace.

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Course Contents

  • Maintaining relative communications during an emergency
  • Effectively directing the emergency response team during an exercise
  • Allocating and confirming the teams duties and tasks
  • Monitoring the team’s progress, evaluating, adjusting and communicating the response plan
  • Monitoring stress in self and others
  • Briefing and debriefing of team members

Learning Objectives

  • Maintaining relevant communications
  • Effectively directing the team's duties and tasks during emergency response exercise
  • Monitoring the team's progress, evaluating, adjusting, and communicating the response plan
  • Briefing and debriefing the team at appropriate points
  • Monitoring stress in team members
  • On completion of the exercises, confirming and checking that the emergency is under control and ER team and relevant personnel are accounted for.

Issuing Authority







2 years

Who is this course for?

OER Team Leaders


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