Management of Major Emergencies Qatar International Safety Centre

Course details

This course is designed to provide knowledge and experience in the management of major emergencies. For delegates who have actual or potential prospects of command, the course provides the first stage in the procedure leading to formal competency assessment. It is based on the OPITO standards for OIM controlling major emergencies and conducted using a generic offshore platform. This course can also be tailored to personnel employed on different types of installations; e.g. fixed, semi-submersible, FPSO Jack Up


  • Delegates take part in practical scenarios and classroom work. The flexibility of the course means it can be adapted to a specific installation, if required.

Target Audience

  • Personnel from any background who wish to learn more about major emergency management. Applicable to both on and offshore personnel.

Course Content

The syllabus focuses on: 

An introduction to emergency management performance criteria

  • An introduction to emergency management performance criteria
  • Briefing and debriefing sessions with a final appraisal of readiness for formal assessment
  • Classroom lectures, discussions and workshops on the essential elements and underlying principles of emergency management
  • Practical scenarios, performed in a custom-built simulator. As well as acting as a member of the emergency team, or as an observer, each delegate has the opportunity of acting as the emergency manager.


  • QISC approved certification.

About Qatar International Safety Centre

The Madina Group companies (consisting of Madina Group WLL, QISC, QIS and Severn Glocon Qatar) include ftheir of the many companies jointly owned by the Al Darwish Group (51%) and Interserve Plc (49%). Other Qatar-based companies owned by Al Darwish United Company WLL and Interserve Plc, include Gulf Contractiing Company WLL (GCC), Interspace, SpaceMaker, and How United Services.
Al Darwish United Company WLL is a leading business group in the State of Qatar. They own and/or sponsor a number of construction related companies with diverse roles throughout Qatar. These include Mechanical, Civil construction, Electrical, Reinforcement, Formwork, Material supply, Fire, Real Estate, etc.
Interserve Plc is one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. they offer advice, design, construction, equipment and facilities management services for society's infrastructure. Interserve is based in the UK. It has revenue of £1.9 billion and a workforce of 50,000 people worldwide.
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