Who is this course for?
The Marine Pollution Response (MPR) Incident Management course is designed for marine pollution responders who would be expected to perform in the role of either an operations officer, planning officer or logistics officer during a marine pollution incident or who aspire to perform this role in the future. Please note learners would only enrol in one function as part of the course, they will not be completing all three functions.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) MPR Incident Management course prepares marine pollution responders to command human and physical resources to achieve the resolution of a level 2 marine oil spill incident. Following completion of the course, learners will be able to:
Operations officer learners:
- Develop an operational structure to respond to marine oil spill incidents.
- Contribute to the development of the incident action plan.
- Manage the operations section and implement the operations portion of the incident action plan.
- Establish effective communications across the operations section and with external stakeholders.
- Participate as a member of a marine oil spill incident management team.
- Monitor and review the operations section and contribute to the post incident reporting process.
Planning officer learners:
- Describe the stages and information needs to establish a planning section for a marine pollution incident.
- Describe how a planning officer will establish and maintain situational awareness during a marine pollution incident.
- Describe the key deliverables from the Planning section during a marine pollution response.
- Describe where to access and demonstrate how to use specialist information and technical advice during a marine pollution response.
- Describe the incident planning cycle and incident notification and deployment procedures.
- Demonstrate management of the planning section during a marine pollution incident.
- Describe the audiences that the planning section will need to liaise with during a marine pollution incident.
- Describe the planning and monitoring considerations for demobilising personnel and resources after a marine pollution incident.
- Describe the recovery considerations after a marine pollution response.
Logistics officer Learners:
- Establish logistics section for a level 2 marine pollution response.
- Develop logistics plans for basic procurement of goods or services to resolve a marine pollution incident.
- Manage activities for provision of logistics support and procurement.
- Manage logistics processes and receipt of goods and services.
- Participate in the incident management team.
- Monitor and review logistics functions.
- Provide written feedback to post-operations reports.
5 days face-to-face
Units of competence
- PUAOIL404 Apply decision making strategies in an oil spill response.
Operations Officer learners:
- PUAOPE023 Manage operations for a level 2 incident.
Planning Officer learners:
- PUAOPE025 Manage planning for a complex incident.
Logistics Officer learners:
As the MPR Incident Management course is competency-based training, participants will be required to complete assessments both during and post course.