Swire Emergency Response (SER) launches new HNS Incident Management course and updated training dates for online training courses 

03 Aug 2020

SPO is pleased to announce the launch of the following online training courses. Members of SSA and MPA staff members can enjoy special discounted rates. For the new Hazardous and Noxious Substance (HNS) Incident Management Course, organisations booking multiple delegates onto the course will enjoy a special discount - For every 2 paying delegates, they can include an additional attendee with no charges. 

Swire Emergency Response

[NEW] Hazardous and Noxious Substance (HNS) Incident Management - 3 days

This course aims to provide participants with a better understanding of how to effectively manage an organisations response to an Hazardous and Noxious Substance Spill or Incident. The course guides delegates through the processes of strategically managing an HNS incident response, including understanding HNS Substances and importantly how they will react when released or mixed with other substances, the hazards associated with substances, the importance of planning and having an effective management system to support the Tactical Responders, how to obtain specialist advice as well as looking at the complications associated with the disposal of recovered substances. To view the brochure, please click here

Course Dates

  • 18 to 20 August 2020 (Online course)

OPRC Level 3 (IMO Level 3 equivalent) – Oil Spill Response Training

Accredited by The Nautical Institute, this course aims to provide participants with a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of senior personnel in the management of oil spills that are of national significance. The course will also highlight common challenges faced during a major spill. Participants will learn the importance of working together to identify issues through discussions with specialists and how to develop a process for a national coordinated/integrated response to manage a major spill.

Course Dates

  • 14 to 16 September 2020 (Online course)
  • 23 to 25 November 2020

Emergency Response and Crisis Management

This course addresses the difference between an Emergency Response and a Crisis and how these can be effectively managed. It focuses on the important relationship between an Emergency Management Team and Crisis Management Team within an organisation. The course guides delegates through the processes of managing emergencies and crises and looks at team make up and the leadership of these teams. Human factors and relative response are looked at in detail as well as well as Media and Social Media response.

Course Dates

  • 16 to 18 September 2020 (Online course)
  • 25 to 27 November 2020

Introduction to Crisis Management

This course provides a high-level overview of the various aspects of managing a crisis through the various phases, including the importance of pre planning and the all-important return to normality. It introduces the organisation and make up of an effective Crisis Management Team, in addition to introducing the qualities required to make effective members of a Crisis Management Team.

Course Dates

  • 14 September 2020 (Online)
  • 24 November 2020


To register for the HNS Incident Management course, please fill in this SER training form and send it to cily.dwidya@swirespo.com (Attn: Cily).

For the other training courses, please fill in this SER training course registration form and send it to cily.dwidya@swirespo.com (Attn: Cily).