MCA - 1 Foundation Oil Spill Training
What is special about this course?
This course is designed for anyone starting a job in a port or similar workspace. It’s a mainly classroom based course with some practical elements and will introduce you to preparedness and response requirements for marine oil spills within a port or harbour environment.
The course will cover
- Spill Introduction
- Contingency Plan
- Spill Evaluation
- Safety Issues
- Sorbent Materials
- Waste Management
- Spill Management
How will I study my course?
- Short course
The course will be delivered by our expert trainers at UHI West Highland, Fort William campus.
How long will my course last?1 Day
How will I be assessed?
You will receive MCA-1 Foundation Oil Spill certificate at the end of the course.
Where can I study my course?
- Fort William
Please note, UHI West Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.
Two courses available for 2022
- Tuesday 6th September
- Wednesday 7th September
For the latest information on fees please see our Fees & Funding information pages.
FundingFunding may be available towards the cost of this course – please get in touch with us to discuss further.
What can I do on completion of my course?
UHI West Highland provides a range of professional development and training courses for businesses throughout the Highlands. Please get in touch if you would like to work with us to schedule courses that would be helpful for your career or your business.
Is there more information available online?
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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI West Highland. Please note, UHI West Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI West Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.