Our registered training organisation—courses and qualifications

Courses and qualifications offered by our registered training organisation (RTO).

We currently offer the following nationally recognised training:

National Plan and marine environment training

Training is delivered under the National Plan and intergovernmental arrangements and is available to our employees and marine pollution responders through their state or territory coordinator.

Further information is available at: National Plan training.

Basic equipment operator course*

  • PUAOIL201 Use basic equipment operations for oil spill response

Advanced equipment operator course

  • PUAOIL302 Use advanced equipment operations for oil spill response

Incident management team (IMT) course*

  • PUAOIL401 Apply decision making strategies in an oil spill response

Incident controller course (level 2)

  • PUAOPE018A Control a level 2 incident

Incident controller course (level 3)

  • PUAOPE019A Control a level 3 incident
  • PMAOMIR650B Manage a crisis

Planning officer course

  • PUAOPE025A Manage planning for a level 2 incident

Operations officer course

  • PUAOPE023A Manage operations for a level 2 incident
  • PUAOPE024A Manage operations for a level 3 incident

Logistics officer course

  • PUAOPE022A Manage logistics for a level 2 incident
  • PSPPCM001 Carry out basic procurement

Oiled shoreline response course*

  • PUAOIL301 Apply health, safety and risk controls when working on oiled shorelines
  • PUAOIL402 Apply oiled shoreline assessment strategies in an oil spill response
  • PUAOIL403 Lead a team in oiled shoreline clean up

* Training and assessment is also delivered on behalf of our RTO under third party agreement with the Department of Transport, Western Australia.

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RTO key contacts

Our RTO Head Office is located at:
82 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon ACT 2612
Phone: 02 6279 5000

RTO Chief Executive Officer  

Mr Mark Morrow, General Manager Response

RTO High Managerial Agent

Mr Jamie Storrie, Manager Crisis Preparedness and Response

RTO contact

Mrs Lynne McWilliam, Senior Officer RTO


Our RTO values your feedback as it provides us with the opportunity to address any concerns and improve the quality of our training and assessment services, including those delivered on our behalf by any third party.

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Complaints and appeals

Our RTO manages complaints and appeals in a transparent manner which enables our learners to be informed of, and to understand their rights and obligations.

Our mission and objectives

Our mission is to support our broader organisational vision of ‘safe and clean seas, saving lives’. In supporting this vision, we will aim to deliver high quality training and assessment that meets the needs of our learners and the maritime industry, and is consistent with the Australian Qualifications Framework and complies with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

Nationally recognised training

RTO Code: 88033

ABN: 65 377 938 320

RTO Type: Enterprise – Government



Last updated: 

Tuesday 23 June 2020