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Plant Manager / Incident Commander Initial Response Training

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  • Duration

    4 Days

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  • Course code


  • Price

    GBP 2,450.00

    Excl. extras & Excl. 20.00 % VAT

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Plant Manager / Incident Commander Initial Response Training


The aim of the Plant Manager/Incident Commander Training is to equip personnel with formal training in command, control, communications and stress-related factors in the management of major emergencies. In addition, this programme also provides initial emergency incident management training for personnel who are undertaking a training and competence programme to progress to the role of a Plant Manager/Incident Commander. This course can be delivered for onshore O&G or petrochemical facilities, refineries and top tier COMAH sites.

Target Group

The target group for Plant Manager/Incident Commander Initial Response Training is personnel who are either designated as being in charge of, are members of, or provide support to an incident management team in an emergency.


There are no specific prerequisites for the Plant Manager/Incident Commander training and assessment programme.


After completion of course delegates will be issued with an OPITO approved certificate and a performance appraisal.

Course Contents

Module 1 Theory of Major Emergency Management
Element 1.1 Major Emergencies
Element 1.2 The Plant Manager/Incident Commander role
Element 1.3 The Emergency Command Centre Facilities and Information Management
Element 1.4 Pre-planning and Maintaining a State of Readiness
Element 1.5 Dealing with Stress
Element 1.6 Managing Incident Briefing and Time-out Performa

Module 2 Practical Elements of Major Emergency Management
Element 2.1 Assessing the Situation
Element 2.2 Taking Effective Action
Element 2.3 Maintaining Communications
Element 2.4 Delegating Authority
Element 2.5 Managing Self and Team
Element 2.6 Managing team using the Incident Briefing and Time-out Performa

Approximately 35% of the course will be classroom-based, including pre-scenario briefings, and 65% is spent on practical scenarios and debriefs.